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 that Works. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

Should we radically change the way we teach digital citizenship?

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In other words, how to be a digital citizen. While digital citizenship has been a trend for many years, not all schools have a comprehensive program to address the most critical topics that affect almost every young person today. Digital citizenship for building communities.

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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. Digital Citizenship Docs Google digital citizenship googleThis is a new experience for all of us, especially our students.

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.

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. Digital Citizenship skills are a must for today’s modern society, but figuring out how and when to teach these skills to our students can be a challenge. Google has tons of free tools and training that will help us support the Digital Citizenship ISTE Standards and prepare our students for the future.

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. As students create websites , movies , and graphics with Spark, they can apply digital citizenship skills. Authentic Digital Citizenship Experiences Outside of the classroom students of all ages are faced with challenges when it comes to navigating online spaces.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The connection between E-rate and digital citizenship may not seem obvious at first. Document. E-rate is complicated.

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. While the first three may cover some of the more obvious issues seen today, digital well-being examines screen time in general and what kids are using that time for.

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.

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

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. But the latest excuses are even more frightening — “Someone stole it from my digital file” or “The cloud ate it” Every adult I know (myself included) has lost a critical, time-sucking digital file.

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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.

11 Things I Think I know About Digital Citizenship

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As far as I can tell, one of the big missing pieces in technology integration in the classroom is related to teaching digital citizenship. Of course the problem with this is that without a healthy conversation about digital citizenship, schools are leaving the door open for all kinds of struggles and embarrassing moments. Of course, back then, I was just teaching citizenship. Somehow because an online life involves technology, we balk at the citizenship talk.

5 Tips to Avoid Plagiarism

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Proofread and scan the document for plagiarism: Once the task of writing the dissertation is over, students have to invest time in checking the written matter thoroughly. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Digital Citizenship plagiarism

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. Oftentimes, we assume that digital natives will already understand many of these concepts, when in reality, our students need guidance on leaving positive digital footprints that will not hinder them later in life. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

Plagiarism Checkers: The Benefits Students Fail to See

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Modifind discovers the changes made to increase originality scores, including character replacements, white characters, special symbols, and even multiple document layers. Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Classroom management Digital Citizenship Teacher resources plagiarism

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. Students can upload a file for a check, review a report on a submitted document, and review general information in their account. It keeps a record of your documents so you can track what you’ve checked and/or send it to others interested in the results.

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How to Teach Presentation Skills, New Technology and Research Using CES

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Resource: Google Keep Blog Post Explanation with all Resources My Google Keep video on Edpuzzle (including my questions and pauses) Google Keep tutorial on YouTube Check the overview document below for the copy of the rubric. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter The Consumer Electronics Show is in Las Vegas this upcoming week, January 7-10, 2020. In the fall semester, students present about historical figures in computing.

World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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Passwords are now required to access websites, banking, email, social media, favorite shopping sites, chat venues like iMessenger, and even certain documents. Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. More on digital safety. Teaching Basic Cybersecurity Measures To Everyday People (For Parents of Digital Natives). Digital Citizenship security

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. It’s quick to get started, easy to use, and takes only minutes to get a result (of course, that depends upon document length). K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum (including plagiarism). Digital Citizenship Writing

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 The Week is a valuable current events resource with timely information that helps students build their knowledge of current events.

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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.

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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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.

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.

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. “the ability to use digital technology, communication tools or networks to locate, evaluate, use and create information” –Digital Strategy Glossary of Key Terms.

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. I actually require every single student to put in three items of research in the document. Now in this document, they also have to come up with fifty ideas for their app names!

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. At the beginning, I do a lot of work on digital citizenship — that we behave on social media the way we do in real life. Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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. Of course technology allows us to do things truly transformational and we will deviate from the documented ways tools are to be used.) We might believe that students are “ digital natives ” when in reality they are trying to figure this stuff out just like the adults in the room are.

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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). is an excellent digital storytelling tool that uses the vehicle of comics to create visual stories. be aware of your digital footprint. Here’s a good poster you can tape to your classroom wall: Digital Search and Research. Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities.

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. 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. Using it in the school is an opportunity to teach kids about digital citizenship and to prepare them for their life outside the classroom.

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? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.