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’s games and Google’s Interland are great ways for families to plug in and learn about digital citizenship.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

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New, free digital citizenship curriculum helps students become responsible tech users

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A strong understanding of digital citizenship is essential for students of all ages to be able to make smart choices online and in life. The new, free K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum from Common Sense Education has lessons for all ages to address the current technology landscape.

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. Dr. Wanda Greenfield, tech integration specialist at Jesse Boyd Elementary School in Spartanburg, South Carolina, outlined ideas for molding learners into digital citizens.

Using Social-Emotional Learning to Combat Digital Stress

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In the edWebinar “ How Digital Stressors Impact Student Learning,” Jamie Nunez, Bay Area Regional Manager at Common Sense Media, explained what digital stressors are and how social-emotional learning (SEL) can be used to combat them.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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Knowles recommended that at least one school board member be involved in the plan and that schools leverage students, teachers, and community members as digital ambassadors. This edWeb broadcast was hosted by Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

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And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

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Parents need to learn what privacy really means in the digital world. Reputational Harm and Digital Footprint. Here, the conversation centers around students’ digital footprints and a healthy technology balance. Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

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This broadcast was hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec. Digital Learning & Leadership is a free professional learning community where you can share, learn, and discuss ideas and best practices to enhance teaching with technology.