Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too.

Digital Citizenship: Use Suggestion Mode in a Google Doc

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Tweet One thing we did not have to deal with before Google was the etiquette of collaborating on a document at the same time. The first time you introduce students to a collaborative document expect some “toes” to be stepped on.

Class Tech Tips: Teaching Digital Citizenship with Adobe Spark

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Digital citizenship is an essential topic for students to understand. Many schools have adopted digital citizenship curriculums to help introduce students to these concepts. You can help students put their digital citizenship skills into action using Adobe Spark.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. – PART 2: Digital Citizen. If digital tools do not direct us toward an increase in learning, we need to rethink why we are using them. Part 2: Digital Citizenship.

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.

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.

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.

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

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Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. In the eight years since we launched the K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, we've seen educator needs and concerns grow with the evolving digital landscape.

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

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Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. In the eight years since we launched the K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, we've seen educator needs and concerns grow with the evolving digital landscape.

What to do when you lose a digital document

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With classwork and homework now heavily digital, the days of “the dog ate my homework” are gone. It’s right on the student’s LMS account or in their digital portfolio, somewhere in the cloud.

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Digital Dashboard Document

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So, to get things started, I created a Digital Dashboard Google Document on which my students will see what sites we will be using consistently, the rationale for using that site, and have an area in which they will type in login information not their actual password, but hints or clues in case they forget. digitallearning #flipblogs #flipclass #fln apps blended learning digital digital citizenship digital literacy edmodo flnhub Google ISTE

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

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Not long ago, the term "digital citizenship" connoted cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and security. Much like the term has continued to evolve, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LA Unified) efforts, known as #DigCitLA , have expanded with the growth of digital citizenship awareness. Digital citizenship can effectively become part of the curriculum when teachers are comfortable in weaving it through their instructional practices.

5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

How to Empower Students With Timely Knowledge Using “The Week”

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” Instead of reporters going to “cover” events, they instead survey and read through many sources of news and summarize the most important into a simple-to-read 42-page document. The Week subscription for schools comes to your classroom in both print and digital at $1.09

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Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. We've had great results with our Digital Citizenship Academies for teachers but found that working with educators alone wasn't enough to help our students' families grasp these relatively new and critical concepts. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Here’s the Easiest Way to Check for Plagiarism

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One of the biggest problems facing digital natives as they grow into adults is understanding how to maneuver the vastness of the Internet ethically, safely, and to serve their needs. Digital Citizenship Reviews security website review

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3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

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We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. 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. Model digital citizenship on social media.

An Easy, Reliable Way to Check for Plagiarism

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It’s an online tool that analyzes submittals using a sophisticated algorithm that searches the Internet, compares what it finds to what has been submitted, and provides a report on how likely it is that the document includes plagiarism. Building Digital Citizens (an online class).

Back To Basics: Device Tips For #BackToSchool

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Students would loose work, teachers had to spend hours trying to figure out which document belonged to whom and we’d see lots of devices in the shop for repair. There has to be a constant and ongoing conversation about all aspects of digital citizenship.

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

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The winning nominator and his or her nominee each win a $20,000 package including one 7000 series SMART Board and SMART Document Camera, 30 Chromebooks, and SMART training and implementation. Also in this document, have them do research before they can create their app and get the green light.

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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Students go to one of many online websites to build their personal avatar and then use that with any online registration, webtool, or even appended to documents (to remind them of Internet safety). be aware of your digital footprint. Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship.

Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

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I’m making available both the summary of the pilot curriculum as it currently stands and a document that describes the philosophical, pedagogical, and scholarly frameworks and resources used to build the curriculum. Last spring, the faculty senate of my university passed a series of resolutions aimed at updating the university’s general education program.

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. I’m so excited about the rich learning experience citizen science offers our students that I’ve dedicated one of the missions in my newest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom, to facilitating students in their role as “citizen scientists” who share their field research with the world.

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

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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?

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. Using it in the school is an opportunity to teach kids about digital citizenship and to prepare them for their life outside the classroom.

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.

Plagiarism: What it is and how to identify it

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Add a citation page to your document. read through your document and see if it sounds like you. Building Digital Citizens: Certificate Class. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, and K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Digital Citizenship ResearchMan is a thinking creature. We like evaluating ideas and sharing thoughts. That’s a good thing.

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How to be Digitally Literate in an Era of Fake News

Indiana Jen

This was the first major election where both sides waged war not simply using traditional means (pounding the pavement, call centers, and mailers), but using online digital tools. I have given up my print subscription to various news and magazines sites in favor of their digital platforms.

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How to be Digitally Literate in an Era of Fake News

Indiana Jen

This was the first major election where both sides waged war not simply using traditional means (pounding the pavement, call centers, and mailers), but using online digital tools. I have given up my print subscription to various news and magazines sites in favor of their digital platforms.

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How To Comment In Social Media - An Infographic Of Tips For High Quality Feedback

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She includes a presentation, a document, and a rubric to help teachers incorporate successful commenting into their lessons. Here is the infographic we made to promote positive engagement through social media: digital citizenship social media twitter

MLA Style Center Launches with Sample Papers and a Practice Template

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The simplified approach is a response to the increasing mobility of digital texts and to what Tim Parks calls “an element of fetishism” that has “perhaps crept into what was once a necessary academic practice.”

Connection for Personalized Learning

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This resource may be especially important as schools are implementing 1:1 technology initiatives, Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT), and new digital learning tools and resources. The use of digital tools and resources, can facilitate the connection with experts outside of the local community.

3 Ways Schools can Help Users to Protect their Accounts from Malware, Phishing, & Cyber-scams.

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Users were sent an email that appeared to be from Google and asked to click on a document for collaboration. nefarious document then gave the sender access to your whole account, including your directory, enabling it to spread. Recently, G-Suite users were hit by a large phishing scam.

Connection for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

This resource may be especially important as schools are implementing 1:1 technology initiatives, Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT), and new digital learning tools and resources. The use of digital tools and resources, can facilitate the connection with experts outside of the local community.

Kudos Wall: for building that first portfolio

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When it comes time to examine a student’s academic digital footprint before they apply for college, the search often unveils an unbalanced profile of party pictures. We’ve done a fine job obscuring stunning works of art, powerful digital stories and the science fair triumphs.