Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Kristen Mattson on episode 242 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too. Digital Citizenship that Works.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a road map.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Copyrights and Digital Law. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a road map.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

Digital Citizenship Resources

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Teachers have long understood the importance of teaching and modeling good digital citizenship in their classrooms. Below are some helpful resources to integrate digital citizenship into classroom lessons: 1. Common Sense Media Student Library. The site also has digital citizenship classroom posters and a digital citizenship scope and sequence tool to find the lessons that are just right for your classroom. TL Advisor Blog

What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship

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Jivani, the founder and CEO of the Love Your Natural Self Foundation, addressed a room of K-12 students and educators from across the country as part of a two-day event on digital citizenship—the idea of applying civility and civic engagement online. Facebook and The International Society for Technology in Education, or ISTE, organized the event as part of their work with DigCitCommit, a campaign to promote digital citizenship.

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. 10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). It is important that educators teach and model proper digital citizenship.

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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While it offers many appealing pieces (homework assignment and grading, easy communication, and built-in metrics), one unique to Kiddom is their robust K-12 content library. The library is searchable by topic with preview features for selections. How to use the library. Kiddom connects directly with curriculum and content providers to offer educators a curated library of standards-aligned resources. Why the content library is perfect for lesson planning.

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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In fact, despite that the UN considers access to the Internet a human right, many adults and even more kids don’t know how to act as good digital citizens when visiting this sparkly and exciting world. The fears above revolve around the Internet safety of an individual but there’s a whole separate digital citizenship issue that most of us haven’t even gotten around to worrying about. These are the global demands of digital citizenship.

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How to Keep Kids Safe

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(and prevent problems online) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. Why every school should include digital citizenship in their curriculum. How to start conversations about digital citizenship with colleagues who are resistant to including it in the curriculum.

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5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Common Sense Media’s award-winning Digital Passport is the gold-standard in teaching digital citizenship to grades 3-5 (or Middle School). Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen. Applied Digital Skills.

Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

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On my blog, in educator forums, and in the virtual meetings I moderate, there’s lots of confusion about what can be grabbed for free from online sites and what must be cited with a linkback, credit, author’s name, public domain reference, or even as little as an email from the creator giving you permission. There are five topics to be reviewed when exploring the use of online images: digital privacy. digital law and plagiarism. Digital privacy.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. You can take them and travel digitally to other places. I blog, speak, and consult on educational technology, and my virtual and physical events build community and connections in education, with 550,000 members. Blog: [link].

Digital Literacy–What is it?

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Digital literacy’ is one of those buzz words floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students. ‘Literacy’ is simple: the ability to read and write– so ‘digital literacy’ should be achieving those goals digitally. “the ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information” –Digital Strategy Glossary of Key Terms.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. As a district administrator for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, she led the award-winning design, implementation, and evaluation of instructional technology programs including instructional design for online and blended learning environments, redesigning physical learning environments, establishing the virtual high school, and redefining school libraries.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

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Teaching students how to become digital citizens is essential as technology assumes a greater place in their lives. Learners with opportunities to think critically about what they see online; recognize the benefits and risks of sharing information; and balance screen time with other activities will become digitally aware and responsible. Co-developing an anchor chart with the teacher highlighting digital expectations, e.g., citing online resources, not surfing the internet in class.

Dear Otto: How do I create a classroom library checkout system?

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I got this question from a colleague: I am looking for an app that classroom teachers can use to scan a classroom library and allow teachers to check books out with students. More on classroom management: 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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Now it’s available as a versatile image file to add to profiles, blogs, and anywhere else an avatar spices up an assignment. is an excellent digital storytelling tool that uses the vehicle of comics to create visual stories. Take the mystery out of copyrights – by the Library of Congress. be aware of your digital footprint. Here’s a good poster you can tape to your classroom wall: Digital Search and Research. Berkeley’s Library Page – search tips.

Great Websites for Special Needs

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I’ll display it below but click the link for an updated library: Occupational Therapy –a long list of great apps including stress, social skills building, and more. Here’s a great list of Special Needs websites.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. Teaching in a rural area opened my eyes to the students who don’t participate in the digital world when they are outside of school. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students. There are computer labs and public libraries, but again there needs to be infrastructure in place.

Museums, libraries win grants for youth to enhance online learning, community

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Sixteen museums, libraries and nonprofit institutions have been awarded a total of $150,000 to engage young people in the development of apps, badges, curricula and other tools that will make the online experience more civil, safe and empowering. included libraries, community organizations, advocacy groups, museums, non-profits, cultural organizations, youth-serving institutions, and arts organizations.

Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities

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That, of course, usually ends up not in a library but on the Internet. The Internet’s Wild West days are fast disappearing, replaced with the security offered by abiding to a discrete set of what’s commonly referred to as “ digital rights and responsibilities “ It boils down to a simple maxim: With the right to discover knowledge comes the responsibility to behave well while doing so. Digital Rights. Digital Responsibilities.

Fostering Digital Leadership: A Next Step

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

During this orientation, I talked with students about digital leadership. The third grade teachers chatted with me about digital leadership and digital citizenship and we thought about what would be the most important thing to explore next. Based on our discussions, I decided to focus on our digital snapshots. I started with a small piece of my own digital snapshot. It contained my blog as well as a screenshot of my home screen on my iPhone.

How Librarians Hold the Key to Future Ready Schools

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Courtesy Mark Ray Mark Ray is the Chief Digital Officer for Vancouver Public Schools. I posed that question in my recent TEDx talk during the 2016 Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools meeting in San Diego. Thanks to a partnership with Follett, I am now collaborating with national educational leaders to connect librarians and libraries to the strategic work of districts. How can librarians and libraries become more Future Ready?

Inspiring Digital Leaders During Personal Learning Device (PLD) Rollout

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I really wrestled with exactly what I wanted to do as students come to get their device from the library. Should I just check it out and do digital citizenship lessons later? I want students to leave our library with their personal learning device feeling like they are digital leaders and changemakers. They don’t all necessarily feature something digital, but the idea of using our technology to foster change was intriguing to me.

30 Great Research Websites for Kids

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Digital Vaults –research a topic, curate resources. Internet Library. Internet Public Library (IPL). Library Spot. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Here are quick, safe spots to send students for research: BrainPop. Citation Machine. CoolKidFacts –kid-friendly videos, pictures, info, and quizzes–all 100% suitable for children.

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

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Sharing Created Gamis While not having to worry about log in information is a plus and sharing is easy, there is not currently a way to see a library of the Gamis one makes when in the app. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. An embed code is also provided for posting the Gami to a blog. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

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We tried a few different techniques (go through Google Drive and Edmodo''s library), but none seemed to work. I did not want to create a video, but to share the student recordings on this blog, I needed to. assignments BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipping speaking Students often view presenting in front of the whole class with the same disdain as facing a firing squad or are so self-conscience that they act like idiots.

Mozilla Offers Training and Guides to Teach Net Neutrality

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Learn more about Mozilla’s efforts to educate, empower, and organize, and browse a growing library of resources for teaching Net Neutrality here. Educator Innovator Blog Mozilla Webmaker Partner Opportunities Partners connected learning digital citizenship maker party Mozilla net neutrality online learning Webmaker