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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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.

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. Copyright and Fair Use –Common Sense Media video. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. Common Sense media. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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 Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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.

Promoting digital citizenship during a pandemic

eSchool News

When the coronavirus pandemic forced school closures and stay-at-home orders across the country, the internet became a social and academic lifeline for young people. They’re also spending more time on social media as a way to stay connected to friends and family. It highlights the importance now more than ever of understanding and practicing good digital citizenship. Related content: Moving from digital citizenship to digital leadership.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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.

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

Edsurge

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.”. Teachers and principals also increasingly voice opposition to blocking social websites, noting that schools have an obligation to teach students how to use social media responsibly.

Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship

EdTechTeam

Whether you are a library media specialist, a teacher of social studies, art history, ELA or any other discipline that incorporates art and photography as a teaching tool or element of content, building living tableaux — people posing to replicate a 2D image — is a classroom exercise that has so many learning benefits for students! These students then assemble themselves in the middle of the classroom in a re-creation of the painting. Citizenship.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

I get a lot of questions from readers about what tech ed resources I use in my classroom so I’m going to take a few days this summer to review them with you. 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.

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy

EdTechTeam

The importance of media literacy cannot be understated. Nor can the value of social media as a teaching, learning, and publishing tool. Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. So, my students must have guided practice analyzing and using social media if they are to use it purposefully, productively, and safely.

How to Keep Kids Safe

The CoolCatTeacher

Welcome to episode 296 of the Every Classroom Matters podcast. In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. If you’ve ever taught kids who have their own smartphones, you know how quickly social media problems can escalate at school. Why every school should include digital citizenship in their curriculum. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom.

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5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. And while they can explore a wide variety of topics from the US Constitution to Ecology and Ancient China, I also like that you can assign these nonfiction texts at three different lexiles to supplement what you’re doing in the classroom. And I say frequently to my sister, who has access to this in her classroom, “You are so lucky!

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. But you are always digging out — like you said, new people that everybody hasn’t heard of — but you’re always digging out new amazing educators who are just doing great work every single day in their classrooms. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

The Innovative Educator

The New York City Department of Education has come a long way since 2012 when I took a risk and criticized the city's conservative approach to social media. It wasn't long after that I was brought on to help New York City schools embrace social media for teaching and learning. We run a twitter chat once a month for teachers to discuss various topics from parent engagement to tomorrow’s topic; tech tools that embrace diversity in the classroom.

Are Phones and Social Media a Distraction in Museums and Galleries?

Graphite Blog

" However, there's still a question of whether smartphones and social media enhance or distract from the museum experience. The following video, discussion activity, and handout will get your students to think about how devices affect the way they engage with art and culture, and how best to strike media balance in their lives. Recommended for: Grades: 6-12 Subjects: arts, digital citizenship, social studies, ELA.

3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

Graphite Blog

We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. Or by the media specialist during library time? Sure, many schools find integrating digital citizenship as a stand-alone program within those classes works well and allows for clear and measurable implementation school-wide. However, digital citizenship skills don't have to be presented as targeted lessons.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

edWeb.net

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.

We Spent a Month on Digital Citizenship and Here's What Happened

Graphite Blog

Parents worry about what their children will find and do online, but schools can help students stay safe by teaching them the basics of digital citizenship. This is exactly what my district, Port Aransas ISD in Port Aransas, Texas, is doing: using the month of October to teach digital citizenship lessons at the elementary school, middle school, and high school. High school students got to create digital citizenship posters using Pic Collage , Piktochart , or Canva.

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. Social media.

Want Kids to Be Kind on Social Media? Let Them Chat

Graphite Blog

Someday, I’d like all of my students to grow up to be the kinds of people I would want to friend on Facebook, or Instagram, or Snapchat, or whatever the social media du jour is at the time. Even if they don't seek me out, I'd like to think I'd be proud to include them in my social media circle. Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology: They all have a chat feature. As for me, I use the social media aspects of Destiny, my library management software.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

Social Media and the School Librarian - #ISTE13 #SIGMS Please discuss!

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Reader Alert: this is a very specific post aimed at media specialists who are members of the SIGMS group of the ISTE 2013 Conference Ning. ? ? ? ? ? SIGMS March Madness Topic 3: Media and the School Librarian The research confirms what we already knew: social media is very much a part of our students’ lives. YALSA recognizes that social media facilitates learning in schools and libraries. Digital citizenship guide?

Think Before You Comment

The Daring Librarian

Rather than blocking social media sites, or warning against them, I think we need to trust our kiddos but at the same time teach them the right ways to behave online and everywhere! Commenting with Care Here''s a great set of guidelines to share with kiddos for commenting on blogs inspired and adapted from Bridget Compton-Moen of New Zealand that I use on our Daring School Library blog. When we comment we model.

What is the future you would like to create?

The Principal of Change

As my first form of business, I think that the library should go. Yet, as bothersome as this scenario would be to some (including myself), many have no issues with taking away devices from students in classrooms that not only have access to all of the information in the world but access to one another. My belief is that dealing with technology and social media is not something we can simply use “hope for the best” as a strategy.

Inspiring Digital Leaders During Personal Learning Device (PLD) Rollout

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

It allows them to collaborate with students and classrooms around the world. 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. He has written several times about digital leadership.

5 Image Apps for your Classroom

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One (or more) of these will be perfect for your classroom: Canva. Pictures can be imported from your photo library, Instagram, Facebook or the web. Using the frame layout option, students can create a collage of photos for sequencing activities or digital portfolios. For youngers, PicCollage has a setting to disable social media, website images, and ads. For those digital devices, students will need a different tool.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

It is essentially a chat room, with everyone sharing and talking and hanging out virtually—discussing learning strategies, classroom management techniques, and technology. It also provides immediate feedback—someone is definitely going to read and respond to the tweet, and teachers feel like they are part of something—a dialog that is much bigger and more powerful than a meeting in the school library. Digital Literacy. Digital Citizenship.

How Online Learning Can Improve Your Teaching

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This should be true in your traditional classroom also. Communicate With Social Media. With 90% of school-age individuals (kids over thirteen and adults) on some form of social media, it has become a natural way to communicate ideas, collaborate on projects, accept class work, and answer questions. Social Media is well-accepted in online classes but not so much in physical classes. More on Social Media.

Debunking 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom

Neo LMS

Not long ago, mobile devices were considered perfect for any past-time activity, and had no place in the classroom. There are plenty of concerns about implementing BYOD in the classroom, which makes many educators unwilling to plunge in this still new pool. Top 3 myths about BYOD in the classroom. Students can play games, watch stupid videos, browse inappropriate websites, spend time on social media, or catch up on the latest episodes of their favorite series.

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Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

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Project templates include social memes, mini websites, narrated tutorials, presentations, reports, posters, how-to videos, and more. In this way, your work will be automatically saved to your file and synced across all of your digital devices. Spark provides tactical tips for increasing the impact of your creations on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social media sites with training hints from experts to help you learn as you work.

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Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to this fourth post in a series that promotes student inquiry in the classroom. Part 4: Facilitating Inquiry in the Classroom… Exploring Search Engines and Data Bases. The Social Media Search Engine. Sweet Search – Human Reviewed – It is owned by Dulcinea Media, a company committed to supplying students with a search engine that returns results that are accurate, reliable, safe, and understandable.

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10 Things to Think About Before You Post

The Daring Librarian

So, when I heard that they were teaming up with the awesome Common Sense Media people, to put out a music video about Digital Citizenship, - I was SO excited! This video is good to use with both students and teachers about making good choices across all social media outets. This Flocabulary digital citizenship video (and the supplemental lessons and teacher resources ) explores not about what kind of social media you use, but HOW you use it!