11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Education has changed. No longer is it contained within four classroom walls or the physical site of a school building. Now, education can be found anywhere — teaming up with students in Kenya, Skyping with an author in Sweden, or chatting with an astrophysicist on the International Space Station. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent. More on Digital Citizenship.

Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

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The California Department of Education encourages you to recognize October 15-19, 2018 as Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Digital Citizenshi

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Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

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Teaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. 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. Teaching digital citizenship books digital citizenship picture books picture books for the classroom social media picture books technology picture books

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.

10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship

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Penny Rayhill on episode 502 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tech Coach Penny Rayhill shares ten tips for awesome digital citizenship. You can take courses on helpful topics like social-emotional learning, classroom management, teacher wellness, special education classes and more. Listen to Penny Rayhill share her 10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

From digital citizenship to digital leadership in a South Carolina elementary school

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Whether it be social media, school use or gaming, students are almost always on some sort of digital application. I am currently a fifth grade teacher and Digital Learning Coach at Oak Grove Elementary School in Lexington, South Carolina. Digital citizenship for younger learners .

Could digital citizenship be the most important pandemic lesson?

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When the pandemic prompted schools to quickly shift to distance learning last spring, educators became responsible for using online technologies to teach students.

Is digital citizenship the most important takeaway from distance learning?

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When the pandemic prompted schools to quickly shift to distance learning last spring, educators became responsible for using online technologies to teach students.

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.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. She was in the classroom for many, many years. Now she is working as Director of K-12 Instructional Technology for the 93 schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, and really working with their digital citizenship initiative. Vicki: And we’re doing what we’re supposed to do, which is educating!

The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know

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So, existing in this environment, working, learning, doing business, communicating just like we do in real life make us citizens of this digital world. As digital citizens, we have both rights and obligations and that is why learning more about the concept of digital citizenship is crucial.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

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Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age. “As As many educators know, most students want to do the right thing—and will, if they know what that is,” Mike Ribble, author of Digital Citizenship in Schools , said in an interview with ISTE. Check out the resources below to educate yourself, and your students, on digital citizenship.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

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Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age. “As As many educators know, most students want to do the right thing—and will, if they know what that is,” Mike Ribble, author of Digital Citizenship in Schools , said in an interview with ISTE. Check out the resources below to educate yourself, and your students, on digital citizenship.

A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

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How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A one time assembly about digital citizenship is not enough. So, Susan Bearden believes digital citizenship should be reinforced daily with kids. How do you bring everyone together to understand digital citizenship? In today’s show, digital citizenship expert, Susan Bearden tackles these questions and more.

5 Digital Citizenship Activities with Buncee

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Digital Citizenship Week is almost here, which means it’s the perfect time to introduce and encourage safe online practices in your classroom! Read on to discover how you can foster these integral digital citizenship skills in your students with Buncee!

3 Good Resources to Help Teachers Incorporate Digital Citizenship in Their Classroom Teaching

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As our students and kids become more and more dependent on digitality to connect, study, and learn, the need for digital citizenship becomes even more persistent. As teachers, educators and parents.read more. digital citizenship

Educators Offer Advice About Teaching Good Digital Citizenship

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Classroom Curriculum Digital Citizenship Digital Content InternetBy Dan Tynan Delivering lessons to kids about proper online behavior not only fosters cyberethics, but helps keep them safe online.

5 doable digital citizenship goals for teachers

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Internet safety, online privacy, cyberbullying, media balance, online relationships, news and media literacy—digital citizenship topics tackle big questions. It can feel daunting to integrate lessons on these weighty topics into your already-packed classroom agendas. It’s true: Educators who can teach digital citizenship as a standalone unit can really dive deep into the dilemmas students face online.

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

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By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. This usage presents unique challenges for educators who must not only teach a standard curriculum and help shepherd students into adulthood, but who must also help promote good digital citizenship both in and out of the classroom. A 6-step digital citizenship plan.

5 achievable digital citizenship goals?even during at-home learning

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Internet safety, online privacy, cyberbullying, media balance, online relationships, news and media literacy—digital citizenship topics tackle big questions. It can feel daunting to integrate lessons on these weighty topics into your already-packed classroom agendas.

Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week this week!

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Internet safety, online communication, digital footprint, strategic searching, copyright and fair use–these days, “tech skills” encompass so much more than simply learning to type and download files. Across all content areas and grade levels, teachers are now addressing the digital citizenship skills kids need to be safe and responsible online. For Digital Citizenship Week this year (Oct. Tips for teaching students with Autism about digital citizenship.

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. 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. The updated, ready-to-teach digital citizenship lessons address realistic challenges and dilemmas faced by today’s students.

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.

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Be Internet Awesome aims to educate digital civility in an interactive way. Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning Internet

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.

Q&A: How To Empower Students with Digital Citizenship in the Virtual Classroom

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With the shift to remote learning due to COVID-19, students and educators suddenly found themselves spending more time online than ever before. In her eyes, digital citizenship goes beyond just keeping students safe online.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

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How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at Learning.com, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

Teaching digital citizenship to kids with learning and attention issues

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And what’s just as important is making sure we’re helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. The students in our classrooms are unique, each with their own individual learning needs. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account.

Supporting Digital Citizenship Through Ethical Monitoring

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We hear a lot about the importance of students becoming responsible digital citizens in the 21st century. But when it comes to ethical monitoring—concerned with how school systems set up their digital classroom management tools and teachers use them—we hear far too little.

ISTE 2017: New Standards for Educators Focus on Data, Digital Citizenship

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By EdTech Staff ISTE used educator feedback to guide the development of the latest standards. Classroom Digital Citizenship Internet

Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

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We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Today’s youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an abundance of on-demand information sitting in their pockets. Although this generation can navigate the digital world with ease, it is unreasonable to assume young people fully understand how to leverage technology for best possible outcomes. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed.

Classroom Tech Elevates Remote Learning

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The education system is comfortable with teaching students face-to-face. Here’s EdTech’s take on using classroom tech to elevate remote learning: Classroom tech investments elevate remote learning. 10 Digital Platforms to Teach Remotely.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. – PART 2: Digital Citizen. Digital Citizenship skills are a must for today’s modern society, but figuring out how and when to teach these skills to our students can be a challenge. Google has tons of free tools and training that will help us support the Digital Citizenship ISTE Standards and prepare our students for the future.

Common Sense Announces Free Digital Citizenship Week Resources

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During Digital Citizenship Week , Common Sense is partnering with the California Department of Education and the International Society of Technology Educators (ISTE) to share free tools, tips, and resources for teaching digital citizenship in the classroom. Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark ] The K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum is available free to all schools. Digital Citizenship Ed Tech Ticker News

Digital Citizenship’s New Imperative

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Although most agree that online safety is critically important, historically it has proven to be an afterthought in educational technology. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has started to shift the conversation around Digital Citizenship in a manner that will hopefully resolve student safety issues in the digital space. According to ISTE, two misconceptions prevent Digital Citizenship from taking hold in the classroom.

Spotlight: How One Teacher Taught Digital Citizenship Via Student-driven Websites

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Sheila Slawek teaches digital literacy & computer science. How about a website dedicated to students in the areas of digital citizenship and if we have time, we can add Office 365 applications? I explained how our principal announced that the entire school will embrace Digital Citizenship and how powerful Office 365 applications can be when learning plus future jobs are requiring these skills for these amazing applications.

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.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, instructional technology manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

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Photo credit: Massachusetts Secretary of Education via flickr (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) Matt Davis Digital Citizenship Digital Citizenship Week is October 19-25, and it's the perfect time to talk about online responsibility and safety. Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world. Common Sense Media identifies six areas of digital citizenship, including digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communications, and news and media literacy. Common Sense’s games and Google’s Interland are great ways for families to plug in and learn about digital citizenship.