11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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This vast landscape of resources is offered digitally, freely (often), and equitably (hopefully), but to take that cerebral trek through the online world, children must know how to do it safely, securely, and responsibly. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent. Kindergarteners should learn the essence of what it means to be a good digital citizen. More on Digital Citizenship.

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. 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. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

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5 Aspects of digital citizenship students must be aware of

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We have spoken before about what defines a good digital citizen , and today we will extrapolate some more on that definition to include some new emerging trends. To recap, digital citizenship encompasses the ability to operate and “be” in the online world in a responsible manner that demonstrates respect for others, as well as their rights to privacy and safety. Read more: DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship.

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.

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

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

Digital citizenship: a conceptual model for developing a K-12 curriculum

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Digital citizenship is essential for all people living in a digital economy. Since the economy shapes our lives and our communities, we cannot take part as active citizens in the important events around us without digital skills.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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The data suggest that teachers and schools should consider adopting a more holistic approach to digital citizenship

The CPR approach to digital citizenship

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The digital community. With the fast and always expanding internet, we need to take into consideration a new community: the digital community, or the virtual community. The digital world is made up of the digital lives of real people. The digital community is as safe as each of us make it. They need to learn at least the basics: The CPR approach to digital citizenship. The post The CPR approach to digital citizenship appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

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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. Based on research evidence gathered with partners, Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on latest approaches to best teach digital citizenship, Common Sense recently engaged in a refresh of its Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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

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Sheila Slawek teaches digital literacy & computer science. When I was evaluating my 8 th grade student data, I noticed that they were a special group of students, but I needed to know how hungry they were to embark upon a different type of learning process, a 21 st century learning process where they are the center of learning and my expectations would be that they take more responsibility for their learning!

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

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With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

6 Ways Teacher-authors Protect Their Online Privacy

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we have a access to our income streams on our digital devices. Lots of movies and novel spotlight this invasion of privacy because it has been normalized in the digital world. And, if your digital device of choice is a laptop, when you finish, close it.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your 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.

3 Basic Digital Citizenship Standards All Educators Should Know and Teach

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Educating students about online interactions and safety is important, but so is educator understanding of what it means to be a digital citizen. Classroom Data protection Digital Content Internet Security Web Browsers

Teaching Digital Citizenship - free online course for teacers to help teach students to be safe online

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Teaching Digital Citizenship is a free, new tool that educators can use to keep kids safer online. Teaching Digital Citizenship is a self-paced, online training program to help educators, law-enforcement officers, and others teach Internet safety and prepare children ages 5-17 to be better digital citizens. Google Good to Know - online safety and data info Google Family Safety Center - help promote safety online. digital literacy online safety

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? Category One: Data Transmission Services and/or Internet Access. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The connection between E-rate and digital citizenship may not seem obvious at first.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for Middle and High School Distance Learning

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Digital citizenship will be especially important this fall as middle and high school students across the country return to school virtually, in one form or another. Students will be on their devices, communicating, collaborating, and creating with digital tools more than ever before.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

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The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. Digital citizenship is the answer. The discussion surrounding digital citizenship has been growing, but not everyone can agree on its definition. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

Digital citizenship lessons aren’t going to crack filter bubbles and echo chambers

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According to Jamieson and Cappella’s data, Limbaugh’s followers regularly read – but do not accept – mainstream and liberal news sources. C Thi Nguyen said: Jamieson and Cappella’s book is the first empirical study into how echo chambers function. In their analysis, echo chambers work by systematically alienating their members from all outside epistemic sources.

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

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In this post I would like to introduce 10 more 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 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). 10 Digital Citizenship Resource: the Web in the Classroom… Part 3.

3 Tips to Keep Parents Assured that Student Data Is Protected

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Business Intelligence Data Governance Data protection Digital Citizenship Internet SecurityBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Schools and families can work together to make sure information is kept private.

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World Password Day — It’s Today!

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Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. If a hacker can access your personal information, he can steal your identity, open accounts in your name, and prevent you accessing your own data and money. Digital Citizenship security

In the marketplace: Minecraft Education Edition, apps for ELLs, digital citizenship, and more

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Learning Upgrade , an ed-tech company providing digital, differentiated literacy curriculum designed for English language learners (ELLs), launched a mobile app to increase accessibility and expand offerings to a wide range of English learners. The Performance Matters Platform is an integrated portfolio of Student Growth Solutions and Educator Growth Solutions, all supported with robust data analytics.

Digital Citizenship Moments & Data Collection in Google Classroom

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Using Google Classroom for a digital citizenship modeling and teaching moments. Within the video demonstration you will learn how access deleted posts, comments, and items within Classroom. If you ever need to collect evidence of anything within Classroom using the Save to Google Drive Chrome extension you have the ability to capture the entire screen and share to whomever you''d like.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

A Free New Digital Citizenship Resource from Pivot TV and NAMLE

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The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) has partnered with Participant Media’s Pivot TV network to create, promote, and support a free, new digital citizenship resource for high school educators. Pivot has been a great home for creative digital and media literacy programming—including Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitREcord, which just won a NAMLE Media Literate Media Award at the NAMLE 2015 conference in Philadelphia.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

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Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

Cybersecurity is the Most Critical Element of Digital Citizenship (and Rarely Taught)

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Couple this with some rather high profile data breaches and you have a recipe for an identity theft crisis. Technology cell phone cybersecurity Digital Citizenship two factor authenticationJust recently, someone close to me was the victim of a rather pernicious form of identity theft. A criminal was able to steal their cell phone number and use it to raid their financial accounts.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Analytics, virtual reality, makerspaces and digital citizenship top the minds of education experts for the year. Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Digital Citizenship Hardware Internet STEM Virtual Reality

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

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Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Keep in mind that most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship alongside the other elements of teacher education. All stakeholders must have a clear understanding of both the “why” and the “how” of fully integrated digital citizenship.

World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. If a hacker can access your personal information, he can steal your identity, open accounts in your name, and prevent you accessing your own data and money. More on digital safety.

4 Tips to Help Schools with Privacy and Security Compliance

EdTech Magazine

Data protection Digital Citizenship Internet Security Threat PreventionBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Follow these best practices for keeping in line with federal online safety regulations.

Census Bureau Revamps Statistics Program for K–12 Students and Teachers

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Online learning program offers interactive activities and databases to teach data analytics across all grade levels. Big Data Business Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Data Analytics Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet