Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

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Teaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. These picture books illustrate important concepts beautifully. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia. She was named the 2017 ACCE Australian Educator of the Year. Find her on Twitter (@misskyritsis) and […].

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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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. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

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5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

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Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Mike Ribble – Bio As Submitted Dr. Mike Ribble has been writing, speaking and creating information related to digital citizenship for 15 years.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

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A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ writing and speaking about youth and digital media, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety, including the Obama administration’s 2009 Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which she co-chaired. In 2016, she gave a TEDx talk on “ The Heart of Digital Citizenship ” at the ITU’s WSIS in Geneva.

[Free Digital Citizenship Webinar] The 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship

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On Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for a free webinar on the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Digital citizenship is a range of behaviors our students must learn. However, it isn’t content that can be “delivered” -- it works best when “lived” out through age-appropriate digital experiences and guidance by wise digitally literate adults. Digital Citizenship This webinar is sponsored by NetRef and taught by Vicki Davis.

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. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints. Digital footprints—the facts. Digital Life 101. Digital privacy.

Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

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So when schools set themselves the task of “incorporating technology”, or “developing digital citizens ” they are in fact revealing the disconnect between education and the rest of the modern world. How crazy would it be if schools began declaring they are hoping to incorporate books into education? Their educational experience is, by comparison, antiquated. Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship.

What is Digital Citizenship?

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What is Digital Citizenship?” The same is true as we have this discussion about digital citizenship. Are we talking about cyberbullying, digital health or is it cyber safety? I have shared these ideas in my book Digital Citizenship in Schools (we just released the 3 rd edition in September), and I have refined these ideas and added some related ideas. He received a doctorate in educational leadership from Kansas State University.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

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Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. Findings like these suggest the need for schools to start teaching good digital citizenship to students at a very young age—and Ribble and many others believe that students should learn these skills throughout the K-12 curriculum. Ribble has written a book about the topic, called Digital Citizenship in Schools , and a new edition is available this fall.

ISTE issues Digital Citizenship Week challenge

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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will leverage Digital Citizenship Week (Oct. 16-20) to raise awareness of the importance of teaching digital citizenship to students of all ages. ISTE challenges students, educators and parents to take time each day during Digital Citizenship Week to explore what it means to be good citizens in a digital world. Two digital citizenship Twitter chats on Oct.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

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As educators, we’ve learned to count on the research-based wisdom and guidance of Common Sense Media. Its a destination, always fresh with reviews of apps, video, books and more as well as advice for teaching with technology and outstanding curriculum. I recently sat down with Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs at Common Sense Education, who oversees digital citizenship curricular materials to discuss exciting curriculu m news.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for K–5 Distance Learning

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Digital citizenship will be more important than ever this fall as most students will return to school virtually, in one form or another. But with the pressures of distance learning, we know that educators and students may have limited instructional time together.

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

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Since 2011 Banned Books Week has included a day to recognize banned websites. This year, on September 27, 2017, the American Association of School Librarians made a point to encourage their members to raise awareness about “overly restrictive blocking of legitimate, educational websites and academically useful social networking tools in schools and school libraries.”. If we block it, we have no chance to educate them on it. Several educators echo Yates’ comments.

Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership

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Repositioning Educational Leadership. That’s why when I heard about Repositioning Educational Leadership: Practitioners Leading from an Inquiry Stance (Teachers College Press 2018), I was thrilled to read it. educational leadership for k12 schools is increasingly complicated, as demands on educational leaders and schools continue to escalate.”. The result is this book with a simple rationale: Education leaders must position themselves as inquirers.

New Book: Inquiry and PBL

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Ask a Tech Teacher has a new book out, Inquiry-based Teaching with PBL: 34 Lesson Plans. This book includes 34 lesson plans as well as discussion on inquiry-based teaching strategies: The Inquiry-based Teacher. Projects include T alking Pictures, Shape Stroll, Picture the Details, Brainstorming, Life Cycle Reports, Digital Citizenship, Venn Diagrams, Landforms, Cyberbullying, Tessellations, Twitter in Education, and more. Digital Portfolios.

10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

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The COVID-19 crisis is changing the educational landscape, often in unpredictable ways. It’s tough to know exactly what the upcoming school year will look like, but by keeping up on current trends in the educational sphere, you can return to school next year informed, whether you’re in a classroom or teaching at a distance. We’ve rounded up 10 educational trends and issues you should keep an eye on and consider researching for your classroom. Digital Citizenship.

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Determining “Just Right” Digital Citizenship Lessons for Kids

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One critical skill that I taught students, as well as their parents, was how to choose a “just right” book—one that wasn’t too easy or too hard but was perfectly matched to an individual’s reading interests and abilities. As I now try to teach parents and teachers how to gauge the appropriateness of digital citizenship lessons for kids, I use a technique modeled after choosing “just right” books.

Common Sense Media – Free Digital Citizenship Curriculum (Limited Time)

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Common Sense Media has just announced that it’s Digital Citizenship textbooks are currently free via iBooks until September 30, 2016. You can download the books via the iTunes store here. Apple Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Lesson Plan Professional Development Social Media Teachers Technology common sense media Curriculum Digital Citizenship digital literacy Ed Tech Education Technology Free Educational Resources ibook textbook

Digital citizenship lessons from a 9-year-old with 18,000 Twitter followers

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[ Editor’s note : This post by Alan November, written exclusively for eSchool Media, is part of a series of upcoming articles by this notable education thought leader. She loves to read, and she records a video blog called LivBits in which she shares information about the books she has read and her observations about life in general. I think there are two key lessons about digital citizenship that educators at all levels can learn from Liv.

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

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In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Check out my Booking Page. I am now booked through the end of December and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. Booking Info – It is time to think about your school or conference needs. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Check out my Booking Page. I am now booked through the end of December and the 2016 calendar is beginning to fill.

Common Sense Media – Free Digital Citizenship Curriculum (Limited Time)

Indiana Jen

Common Sense Media has just announced that it’s Digital Citizenship textbooks are currently free via iBooks until September 30, 2016. You can download the books via the iTunes store here. Apple Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Lesson Plan Professional Development Social Media Teachers Technology common sense media Curriculum Digital Citizenship digital literacy Ed Tech Education Technology Free Educational Resources ibook textbook

3 Important Books for Kids

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To encourage that last activity, here are three great books that will entertain, motivate, and educate–all in one fun experience. Who could not pick up Robbie and Michael Cheadle’s story-and-baking book, Sir Chocolate and the Sugar Dough Bees Story and Cookbook (TSL Publications 2017) after reading this blurb: “A greedy snail damages the flower fields and the fondant bees are in danger of starving. I love this book as well as the entire Piper Morgan series.

How Do We Teach Kids to Use Smartphones Safely?

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Digital Citizenship Spotlight From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. In today’s show, we talk with digital citizenship pioneer, Dr. Mike Ribble, about a cutting-edge issue: student smartphone use. Let’s focus on smartphones and get educated about what we should do to help keep kids safe from the world and from their own childish irresponsibility. Mike is also the co-chair of the ISTE Digital Citizenship PLN.

5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Oftentimes, we assume that digital natives will already understand many of these concepts, when in reality, our students need guidance on leaving positive digital footprints that will not hinder them later in life. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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With the rise of online games, web-based education, and smartphones that access everything from house lights to security systems, it’s not surprising to read these statistics: In 2013, 71 percent of the U.S. 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. These are the global demands of digital citizenship.

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Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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Liz Kolb reflects upon how far cell phones have come since she wrote one of the first books on cell phones in the classroom. Liz is a clinical assistant professor in education technologies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Office of Education Technology on sustainable professional development in teacher education. She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies.

Student-Authored Interviews: A Powerful Way to Empower Students to Lead

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Daniel Miyake works with his student leaders in Los Angeles to interview leaders in education including STE CEO Richard Culatta, SAMR creator Ruben Puentedura, and Scratch founder, Mitchel Resnick. He has worked with student leaders to interview international leaders in the field of education, such as ISTE CEO Richard Culatta, SAMR creator Ruben Puentedura, and Scratch founder, Mitchel Resnick.

3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

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Sponsor: Discovery Education Today’s podcast is sponsored by Discovery Education. The CITGO Fueling Education Student Challenge is for students in the US in grades 5-8 now through February 13, 2020. These are two fantastic STEM education projects that will encourage design thinking, sustainability, and computational thinking as well as video-related presentation skills. Michael Drezek shares about Our Global Classroom and other ways we can collaborate (for free!)

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5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

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So essentially you go through your wireless router, and instead of pointing to the DNS for your internet service provider (ISP), which is kind of like an internet phone book, you point to Open DNS, and it gives you a ton of control. So as we’re responsible adults, raising children in a digital age — particularly with things like the dark web out there, from my perspective there are just a lot of things that kids are not ready for yet.

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10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

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Summer is a great time to reset your personal pedagogy to an education-friendly mindset and catch up on what’s been changing in the ed world while you were teaching eight ten hours a day. Yes, there is a lot wrong with education around the world but I wanted a selection of books that would send me — and you — back to teaching in the fall with a can-do attitude for how to accomplish miracles with your next class of students. This book is free online.

8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

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I love reading, but there are so many books out there, it’s challenging to pick the right one for my education needs. She curated a great list of essential tech-minded books for today’s teachers. Modern teachers and educators need to adapt and keep up with the trends because that’s what their students are doing. I recommend the following eight books which were written with tech-minded teachers in mind. Reviews Book Reviews

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

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A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. A Note from Vicki: This post is in response to Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for education where she asks about the literacy skills required for a new world. elections, take a look at David Sanger’s new book The Perfect Weapon , released June 18.

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

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Common Sense Curriculum – The Digital Citizenship lesson plans and resources by Common Sense are full of engaging ways to get students to reflect on the choices they make online. Free Rice – When students finish their work they have a list of typing games or educational websites to visit listed on our class website. Citizen Science Projects – This is one of the student digital missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Missions.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. Accomplishing this so it serves educational goals isn’t as much about knowing how to use the tools as constructing knowledge in an organic, scalable way. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.