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.

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

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. . Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at Learning.com, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

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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.

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? The cost, plus it’s easy manageability and durability, made Chromebooks a main player in the edtech game. In 2012, Chromebooks accounted for only 1% of the devices sold to US classrooms; now, they make up more than half of the edtech market.

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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.

11 Things I Think I know About Digital Citizenship

The Playground Advocate

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.

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. For example, attendance at these events has been mixed.

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.

Social Media Use & Our Students: Guest Host @JKDNCN #EdtechMissions

Teacher Reboot Camp

We need to allow teachers and students to use social media as an instructional tool, which is why I encourage teachers to do this with digital learning missions in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. One of the digital missions encourages students to create fictitious social media profiles for famous historical figures or characters. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Wally Clipper, has a great run-down on 8 trends you’ll want to watch in 2020: 8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020. In fact, a study on Forbes found that global education technology (EdTech) is one of the fastest-growing segments today, and is expected to be worth $252 billion by the end of this year. From digital certificates to learning analytics, here are eight EdTech trends to look forward to in the coming months.

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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.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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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. So this year, for example, I didn’t plan a school project, but we were doing a shared story on Ryan Hreljac. Vicki Davis : So teachers, Vicki is an example of someone I call a “teacherpreneur.”

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

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For example, in this app project that I’m working on now, I had one group of kids that was going to make a Dog Dictionary, about all of the different types of dogs that were out there and that sort of thing. For example, I have a boy who came and said, “Ms. Now I have constraints here, so for example, they have to start with a 50-word description of their app.

Helping students develop job skills through the use of edtech

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With all the changes that the digital era has brought about, it is imperious to adapt the teaching approach to suit new needs. Here are seven job skills that students must master: Digital literacy. I would also add that having digital citizenship skills is needed as well.

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Parents as #Edtech Partners

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Is it solely a school district’s job to educate parents about technology, social media, digital citizenship, etc.? I have seen some very successful parent learning nights around technology, STEM, and digital citizenship. Have the students share about what good online collaboration looks like, what it means to be a good digital citizen, and show examples of the amazing things technology allows them to create and learn about.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

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Teaching students how to become digital citizens is essential as technology assumes a greater place in their lives. Learners with opportunities to think critically about what they see online; recognize the benefits and risks of sharing information; and balance screen time with other activities will become digitally aware and responsible. Co-developing an anchor chart with the teacher highlighting digital expectations, e.g., citing online resources, not surfing the internet in class.

Are Curriculum Specialists in Edtech Denial?

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Curriculum is the what, education technology (aka edtech) is the how. Edtech Defined Recently I was asked to define edtech. Here is how I responded: "Education technology – or edtech – is the study and practice of effective teaching and learning processes and strategies that incorporate devices, apps, programs, and media. Edtech can be used in traditional classrooms, at home, and as part of learning in almost any setting." TL Advisor Blog curriculum edtech blo

Cyberbullying Prevention for the Classroom

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Clearly define and provide examples of what qualifies as cyberbullying. . Take for example a San Ramon Middle School’s policy. Their “communication plan” lists examples of cyberbullying, consequences (from a minimum of suspension to a maximum of expulsion), and the appropriate supporting education codes. In addition, teach students to be good digital citizens and respectfully utilize online resources. Online harassment continues to increase each year.

30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom

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30 Examples Of Disruptions In The Classroom. This post is actually intended to supplement the “Cycle of Learning Innovation” model that will be publishing tomorrow (7.7.2015), which means this is less about analysis and context and more about the examples. ” The article goes on to point out some examples of this kind of dilemma, and how certain businesses responded. ” What are some examples of disruptions in the classroom, then?

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

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The Frayer Model asks students to take a vocabulary word, define it, provide examples, use in a sentence, and provide synonyms and antonyms. Students can share these slides to create a digital word wall.” The platform gives teachers and administrators the flexibility to mix and match content from a growing number of open educational resources (OER), to digitize existing content, or to build their own.

Using Social Media to Promote Student Voice

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Give Examples: Just because your students use social media for fun, doesn't mean they will automatically know how to post in a professional manner. Give them a few examples on your classroom Twitter or Instagram account. The benefits they will receive in learning how to use social media in a responsible manner will only improve their understanding of digital citizenship.

Teaching Digital Literacy: Resources to Help Students Validate Online Information

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Digital Literacy is a term that is growing ever more popular among those teaching our 21st Century Learners. Also known as Information Literacy, Digital Literacy is an important component of what is known as Digital Citizenship. For example, as a child of the 80's and 90's, when I went to the library to look up information in encyclopedias and books, I didn't have to deeply question the validity of material found.

Tech Helpful - Untitled Article

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Digital Citizenship Toolbox Yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk with third graders about digital citizenship. I love talking about digital citizenship with elementary students because it is such an easy age to influence them to be good digital citizens. This year I changed by “Digital Citizenship Toolbox” to have items that compliment the 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. When flipping the classroom , for example, students gain knowledge away from the classroom through video, text selections, podcasts, etc., There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

Beyond Digital Literacy: How EdTech Fosters Children’s Social-Emotional Development

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Here’s his article on how edtech fosters a child’s social-emotional development: As technology has become mainstreamed in modern education, learners are able to enjoy many key advantages. EdTech can also be used through its various eLearning, social media and learning management systems to teach and boost empathy. Embedding Social and Emotional Learning into EdTech. More on the benefits of edtech : Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom.

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My 3 Student Expectations This Year For My Digital Heroes and a Free Handout!

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Digital Heroes PledgeI I created this Digital Heroes Pledge Handout for you to copy/edit as you like to whatever subject you teach (Math/Science/History/English/5th Grade) Heroes Pledge. Challenge: Narrow down your expectations/rules so students remember them and find examples of how they personally can meet these expectations. Digital Citizenship TL Advisor BlogI recently finished two weeks of intense teacher training.

Voki: A Tool for Bringing Characters to Life

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Here are some examples from my students. edtech #njed assignments digital citizenship flipclass speaking students technology voice Voki is a free web 2.0 tool used to create talking avatars. Characters can be customized to look like historical figures, animals, cartoons, and even one''s self. For a fee, users can join Voki Classroom for more access to options and the ability to control privacy settings.

If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

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Part Deux: I Need a Contractor for Google Story Builder Using Google''s Story Builder So I started playing with Google''s Story Builder today to create an example for this post, and while I like it for the potential use and the innovative way to show creative writing, I''m having an issue writing up my own example story. Here is an example from Google and the characters of 30 Rock, which is better than any example I tried to create, and frankly, captures the process I went through.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

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If our messages and digital behavior have an audience, then we need to make them matter. They need to realize the responsibilities that come with their digital actions and also realize they are privileged to live in a world of access where they can truly pursue their passions and make a meaningful impact. For example, the most popular Viner is 16 year-old, Nash Grier, with over 7 million followers. I realize many teachers face barriers when teaching citizenship.

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

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Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. Here are two examples I made: one has a computer generated voice with an uploaded background and the other has a Tellagmi provided background using my voice for the avatar. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass Tellagami is a mobile app that lets users create a short animated video using any mobile device.

Tagxedo: A Tuxedo for Word Clouds

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Student Examples Students posted their projects to their small groups in Edmodo for review. connecting with students digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass LBI reflection tagxedo technology wordle Tagxedo is another nifty free tool for creating customized word clouds. Compared to Wordle , Tagxedo has more options and the ability to customize the shape of the word including uploading a picture of your own choice.

CSI: Salinas

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For example, (spoiler alert!) For example, Curley''s Wife dies in the barn, but the defense team for Lennie could state that she fell from the hayloft and died as a result of her injuries. One could try the insanity plea, but throughout the novel, there are examples of Lennie knowing right from wrong, and there are are the numerous times where he threatens violence. Teaching students to infer and formulate arguments can easily be in context of a novel.