Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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E-rate is complicated. But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. What is E-rate? Who is eligible to receive E-rate support? What is E-rate?

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.

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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.

How to block websites in K-12 schools

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The federal Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted in 2000 and requires schools to have an internet safety policy in place to receive E-rate program discounts. educate them about digital citizenship . para Filter promotes digital citizenship.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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CIPA requires schools and libraries to install measures to protect children from obscene or harmful content in exchange for discounts offered by the E-rate program. In order to impart this knowledge to their students, teachers also had to go through digital literacy training. Now, many schools now provide digital training professional workshops to help teachers integrate online safety best practices in their everyday classrooms.

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What Gartner’s Top Tech Trends for 2019 Mean for Education

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Augmented data analysis, blended digital tools and connected networks will reign among technology innovations in the coming year, according to IT analyst group Gartner’s top 10 tech trends of 2019. . The top ten digital technology trends are all about building the intelligent digital mesh,” says David W. New Tools Blend the Digital and Physical Worlds. Digital transformation in schools is already happening at a rapid rate, and there seems to be no sign of slowing down.

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CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education.

Three Digital Equity Leaders Call to Action for Students Without Home Internet Access

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The Student Access to Digital Learning Resources Outside the Classroom Report , by the Department of Education, identified the three main causes of digital inequity as access and cost of high speed broadband and the lack of understanding by school families as to the importance of internet to support their students’ education. Bearden, “There is no silver bullet for addressing digital equity in school communities.” Digital Learning TL Advisor Blog Accessibility

Here’s how districts stand out from the crowd

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billion increase in E-rate funding over the last 18 months. The digital-first district where OER meets iPads. Teachers and students at one district are replacing print with digital. are stepping up digital citizenship and vigilance to combat social media bullying. Digital Learning and Tools NewsCatch up on the most compelling K-12 news stories you may have missed this week.

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New Year, New Look for Our Scope and Sequence

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You might have noticed the new look and feel for our Digital Citizenship curriculum interactive Scope & Sequence. We simply refreshed the look to better show how all our offerings work together to support you in incorporating digital citizenship into your teaching. Onboard Students: A great way to engage your students from the get-go is to introduce them to Digital Compass, an interactive way for middle-schoolers to dive into the twists and turns of digital life.

CUE Leaders Make National Impact: Members Educate Legislators and Policymakers in D.C.

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The focus of the advocacy efforts was on support for E-rate, LifeLine Program, Student Data and Privacy, and fully funding Title IV of ESSA. CUE members Pam Hernandez (SLOCUE) and Micah Studer (CapCUE) joined CEO Mike Lawrence and Legislative Policy Consultant John Cradler as part of the Ed Tech Advocacy and Policy Summit hosted by ISTE, CoSN and SETDA with support from SIIA, the Center for Digital Education and Discovery Education.

A guest post from AASL’s Banned Websites Awareness Day Committee

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In a nutshell, CIPA requires that schools and libraries receiving E-Rate funding “block or filter Internet access to pictures that are: (a) obscene; (b) child pornography; or (c) harmful to minors (for computers that are accessed by minors).” Establish a digital repository of Internet filtering studies. Opportunities for authentic digital literacy instruction arise when students access social networking sites in educational settings. Digital Citizenship by OSAPAC.

10 Big Ideas for Technology Integration

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Jonathan Wylie is a Digital Learning Consultant at Grand Wood AEA. Big Idea #2 Technology is integrated well when instruction is modified to meet the needs of the digital age learner. George Couros I am a Digital Age Learner from ISTE Big Idea #3 Technology is integrated well when you are willing to take risks and fail. Using real objects can be better than digital objects. Big Idea #10 Tech is integrated well when it’s supported by a good digital citizenship program.