Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

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. Have them draw a picture of themselves as a digital citizen.

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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. Read more: DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship. Good digital citizens typically: Use technology legally.

The CPR approach to digital citizenship

Neo LMS

From a very young age we are all being taught how to interact with others, how to act appropriately in certain social situations, and to respect everyone. The digital community. The digital world is made up of the digital lives of real people.

3 Untapped Social Media Resources For Students

The Web20Classroom

Last week I laid out 3 Untapped Social Media Resources for Teachers. This week we take a look at how to leverage social networks for students. She is right in the heart of the age range for kids who use social media the most (13-18 yrs old). Social Media Students

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

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

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As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

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.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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Every digital citizen should have these skills. According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study , the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent.

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.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

You know, parents may have a filter at home, and we may have a filter at school, but once they go on their data on their cell phone, typically they have unfettered access to the internet.

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A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Below are some of the ads that you may have seen on social media that were released as being traced back to Russian origin.

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. Idea #1: Use Formative Data to Improve Learning. Social media is something students are going to explore on their own, no matter what.

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.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Obviously those 50 million people did not know their data was being used. Britt: So it became a real public relations nightmare for Facebook, but it also raised troubling questions about, “What do we know about our data?”. You and I have both been in social media now for a decade.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any 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.

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.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

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?

Graphite Blog

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.

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.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

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As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

Digital Privacy is a Civil Right

Indiana Jen

There has been a lot of talk in the news about the weaponization of social media. What is often not discussed in these arguments is the interconnectedness of social media and digital, data privacy. Data privacy is more crucial than ever.

A Free New Digital Citizenship Resource from Pivot TV and NAMLE

Educator Innovator

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.

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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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.

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What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

What New Research on Teens and Social Media Means for Teachers

Graphite Blog

As teachers, we all have assumptions -- and likely some opinions -– about teenagers and social media. This week, Common Sense is releasing its latest research report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences , a deep dive into the social media habits of American teenagers. This research is the second wave in an ongoing study tracking teens' attitudes about social media; we released our original report in 2012.

Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty is helping connect the parents at his school to the digital lives of students. Connecting Parents to Student’s Digital Lives. So the goal of Help at Home was to help connect parents to their students’ digital lives.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

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.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

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.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann: Well, I think that it’s really important to be clear that it’s far from the epidemic that we sometimes hear about in the news media. Ann: And usually it involves school, right, because most of kids’ waking hours and most of their social lives revolve around school.

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How to Cope with Bullying

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It includes not only websites, but cell phones, Nintendo, and Wii, as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. The best way to teach cyberbullying is as part of a unit on digital citizenship’s rights and responsibilities.

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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.

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

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

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Many children play social games, such as Roblox and Fortnite, and experience cyberbullying much more than we did in the past. Citizen Science Projects – This is one of the student digital missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning with Missions.

What a Teacher Can Do About Cyberbullying

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A lot of innocent teasing happens in interactive media. Delete them from your social media contacts. Report the bully to websites and social media they are using. Digital Citizenship Guest post Parent resources cyberbully internet safety