11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Learning has no temporal or geographic borders and is available wherever students and teachers find an Internet connection. 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.

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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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. . Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

The CPR approach to digital citizenship

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From basic class behavior in kindergarten, to learning about the law — and the consequences of breaking it — the number of written and unwritten rules add up as we grow up. 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.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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Every digital citizen should have these skills. Whether they have a knowledge of how to use it appropriately is another question,” said Ribble, the author of Digital Citizenship in Schools and the chair of ISTE’s digital citizenship PLN. When we teach digital citizenship as a one-off event like a presentation or an assembly, everybody gets all hyped up—and then it disappears over time,” he said.

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.

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

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Sheila Slawek teaches digital literacy & computer science. I’ve known Sheila a long time and am profoundly impressed by how she passionately and energetically blends technology authentically into the learning lives of her students. The 8th grade just received their own profiled laptop since the school was deploying a blended learning/personalized learning initiative and the 1:1 student laptop was a key project.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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Read on to learn more. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? Check out these helpful resources to learn more about E-rate: USAC E-rate program overview. Category One: Data Transmission Services and/or Internet Access. E-rate is complicated.

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.

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.

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.

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. Interest-driven learning is now both accessible and required. 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.

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. This research gives a unique window into today's classrooms, including the challenges and opportunities teachers see in managing technology and using it to enhance student learning. Teachers' second top technology-related concern was digital distraction in the classroom.

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.

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

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Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while at home and at school, they should be learning how to use that technology responsibly. 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.

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

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This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. 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. Upcoming Opportunities: Are you traveling to Learning Forward Conference in Washington DC in December?

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.

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

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Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. With the app, Learning Upgrade aims to improve students’ time on task by no longer limiting them to sitting in front of a computer.

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. This research gives a unique window into today's classrooms, including the challenges and opportunities teachers see in managing technology and using it to enhance student learning. Teachers' second top technology-related concern was digital distraction in the classroom.

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. We know student learning is strengthened when families and educators are on the same page. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Kecia: So, the first thing that make a teacher a superhero is the way they use data to improve learning and mastery for their students.

5 Questions: How Can You Protect Student Data?

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As schools work to protect student data, here are 5 questions to discuss in your next admins' meeting to stay ahead of the game and out of the headlines. The post 5 Questions: How Can You Protect Student Data? appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech Challenges of online learning Digital Citizenship online learning protect student data Student Data technology in the classroom

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World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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Many schools use the latter to make it easier for students to remember the plethora of passwords for email, LMSs, cloud drives, math programs, and the increasingly common online resources used for their learning. 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.

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. We know student learning is strengthened when families and educators are on the same page. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

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. We know student learning is strengthened when families and educators are on the same page. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. What can we, as K-12 teachers, learn about it? In a nutshell, Cambridge Analytica, was a corporation that used Facebook data and had permission to look at about a quarter million accounts, but because of the way Facebook sets itself up, whenever you give permission to Facebook, you’re also basically giving permission for Facebook to look at your friends. What can we learn from this?

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

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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87% of parents of online teens believe that the Internet helps students with their schoolwork and 93% believe the Internet helps students learn new things. 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. Digital Citizenship webinar.

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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. Digital Compass Game – This is one of the games my older students can play to help them evaluate real situations they will face when navigating the web and joining social networks. This is one of the student digital missions in my book.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

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It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. While this blog is based on verifiable data, some readers may be unhappy with my interpretation. ” This means I can say, “I learned this at the War College.” As I was sharing these concerns at this week’s ISTE Conference in Chicago, an educator told me that she had adopted a philosophy she’d learned from her college professor.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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For many, this means, during the last few weeks of school, learning limps to a grinding halt but increasingly, teachers use this time productively to introduce curricular- and standards-aligned activities that “color outside the lines” — step away from the textbook to blend learning with dynamic activities that remind students why they want to be life-long learners. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills.

Make a Difference in the World as a Citizen Scientist

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Students achieve reading, writing, and digital research standards and see their learning make a real impact on the world. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Some projects require outdoor data collection (field research) and others are completed online. Most of these projects take years to complete, but they do show statistics and data to indicate progress. ebook, Learning to Go.

How data privacy lessons in alternative reality games can help kids in real life

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Educating youth about data security can fall under the larger umbrella of digital citizenship , such as social media uses and misuses and learning how not to embarrass or endanger oneself while using the internet. But few resources compare to actually experiencing a data and privacy breach. Uncategorized data privacy digital citizenship gamification virtual reality

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

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Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. We learn how today. Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives. So the goal of Help at Home was to help connect parents to their students’ digital lives. Vicki: The other thing that parents don’t realize is that when those kids are on data, they can pretty much see anything they want.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

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To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. And once you block, sometimes you lose all that data… so you can’t say and show what’s happening. I think we need to remember that there’s a digital component now to leadership and citizenship. That starts with helping teachers feel safe to keep classrooms safe places for students to learn and collaborate.

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