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.

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. It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! – PART 2: Digital Citizen. I am a big fan of using Google tools to support learning, and I think they are particularly useful in helping support the ISTE Standards for Students. Google to rescue! 8 Ways to Support #DigCit Skills with Google! Part 2: Digital Citizenship.

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

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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.

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 Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

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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.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. Some teachers, administrators, and parents have a reactive approach to digital citizenship, waiting until there's a problem before taking action. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

Develop Teacher Leaders with 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, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

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Mike Daugherty Director of Technology, Ohio Mike Daugherty is a husband, father, author, technology director, Google Innovator, and possible Starbucks addict. All Subjects Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Parents Teachers

Cybersecurity Resources for schools - IT and Educators

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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. Contributions by Alisal edtech director Joshua Harris

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.

How to Talk to Your Students About the Deep Fake

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If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Financial Literacy and Life Skills Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Students TeachersTeacher Chelsey Greer shares her technique From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Videos can be faked just like pictures can be faked.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

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Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? Here are five ways edtech can kick up your social studies program: Simulations and games. Google Earth. The amazing Google Earth provides a view of our planet that is both detailed and general in nature. Another excellent Google Earth-inspired game is Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Google Cardboard Camera App.

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Great List of EdTech Tools

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Alice Keeler is sharing a Google Doc of favorite educator tech tools. She is the editor/author of dozens of tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. It’s crowdsourced, so view, add to it, come away richer thanks to your online colleagues: Link to the crowdsourced list. More tech ed resources: Great Resources. Great Lesson Plans. Great Apps.

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The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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We just need to do a better job of educating ourselves as teachers and educating our students on being good digital citizens. What happens is they come in, they log into their Google accounts, they’re on YouTube, and they’re getting more and more extreme things. His tagline on Twitter is that he is one of the world’s oldest digital natives! College (aged 18+) Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Social Media Society and Ethics

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

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I create a template or a hyperdoc in Google Doc. Complete the Google Doc. So I see which kids are coming into class, I’ll pull up the four or five Google Docs for all those kids. Well, the first stage is to get past the Google Doc, and then you have to get past me, and then I give you a green light. Vicki Davis on episode 307 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I’m so excited!

Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! – SULS086

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The post Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! Feedback is a crucial part of the learning process, and with Google tools and Google Classroom, giving feedback on digital assignments has never been easier. Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know!

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. Google Cardboard costs like, what — $12 – and every kid has a smartphone. Dr. Ray was named ’20 to Watch’ by the National School Board Association and one of the top 10 EdTech Leaders by Tech and Learning. Dr. Ray is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Education and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.

A Google A Day: Put Students’ Searching To The Test!

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” I’m a little late to the party, but Google’s awesome techniques of asking trivia questions that push students to use search skills and operators to find the answer has been ramped up. What used to be slideshow lesson plans (which are still … Continue reading → Digital Citizenship eLearning Games edtech education google search technology “There’s no right way to solve it, but there’s only one right answer.”

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

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By the way, this resource is excellent for any Google for Education school that uses the Chrome browser, not just Chromebooks! While I can’t actually fit 100 ideas into this blog post and podcast episode, I can offer you a FREE Google Chromebook resource that is loaded with ideas, lessons, apps, and more! I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google. Each Idea Spark includes the name of the author, their location, and their Google Certifications.

Top Edtech Classroom Tools

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At Common Sense Education, the edtech reviewers have seen it all. And to help teachers navigate the plethora of materials for the digital classroom, Tanner Higgin, Director of Education Editorial Strategy at Common Sense Education, presented “ 50 Top Edtech Tools for the Classroom.” Google CS First : A computer science curriculum with themed coding projects, this program makes coding less intimidating and more accessible to people from all different backgrounds.

10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning

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The post 10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Many teachers are jumping on board with Google Classroom right now, sink or swim! So in this post, I am going to give you 10 Google Classroom tips for remote learning. During this unprecedented time of school closures, Google Classroom has become a go-to platform to communicate and distribute remote learning assignments. What is Google Classroom?

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

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If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning. His “ Mapping Media to the Curriculum ” book series and digital literacy framework focuses on helping students “show what they know” with media and create digital portfolios. He leads 3 day iPad Media Camps, STEM camps for teachers and students, and digital oral history workshops with Storychasers.

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Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

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Students can make digital slideshows with Photopeach. Students can make a digital book with web tools, like Storybird, Little Bird Tales, and ToonDoo. Find a Google Draw template to edit here and a coupon generator here. Students can send digital greetings with these web tools and apps- Yakit for Kids , EduBuncee , Animoto, Fotobabble , Red Stamp , and Sincerely Ink. Challenge: Get students to create one of these digital gifts.

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6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity 

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The post 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Today you get 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity! Productivity isn’t just for adults, it’s a skill we need to cultivate in our students, and Lisa gives us some awesome Google templates that will make this a breeze! 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity (guest post by @TechChef4U). 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity .

Educational Leadership for Social Good

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Our teammate and Events Director, Al Thomas , a former principal himself, ran the Education Leaders Network Playground, which featured 28 sessions for leaders by leaders, and one session in particular stood out when we talked about it… a session called Leading EdTech Initiatives for Social Good by Jennifer Williams , author of Teach Boldly. You might also pre-order a copy of Jennifer’s upcoming book, Teach Boldly, Using EdTech for Social Good.

How to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

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Among the teachers I know who are always looking for ways to save their limited pennies, Google Forms is a run-away favorite. Responses are collected to a Google Spreadsheet that can be private or shared with participants and can be sorted and analyzed like any other spreadsheet. Google Forms integrates well with Google Apps for Education, Google Classroom and many LMSs such as Blackboard. Google Forms is simple to use. How do I teach Google Drive to K/1?

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10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning – SULS063

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The post 10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning – SULS063 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Sink or swim, teachers and educators across the globe have clung to tools like Google Classroom and Google Meet to survive school closures and remote learning. Building capacity and increasing your Google skills is more important than ever. Let’s dive into 10 Ways Google Certification Can Support Remote Learning. I don’t work for Google.

How to Insert Audio in Google Slides (Step-by-Step)

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The post How to Insert Audio in Google Slides (Step-by-Step) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The long-awaited Google Slides audio feature has finally arrived! We can now insert audio in Google Slides–this can be voice, music, narration, sound effects, any type of audio you have access to or want to create. For many years, teachers have been asking me how to add audio–usually narration or background music–to Google Slides.

Picture Surfing for Students and Teachers

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Many students and teachers go directly to Google and search images. Camera Chromebooks curate digital citizenship edtech education graphic design innovation iPad ipaded motivation photography production SAMR technology integrationPart of the purpose for student usage of technology in the classroom is to allow students to become creators not just consumers. A large part of this creative process for our learners is the resources that they find to put into their product.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom

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assessment assignments BYOD Claco digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipped Google docs literature PBL speaking wordle writing Using Screencast-O-Matic and Windows Live Movie Maker, here is a "quick" tour of how I integrate technology in my classroom. Be sure to check out the complete list of projects and resources by clicking on the Integrating Technology tab.

5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool

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The post 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Google Docs Explore tool brings you quick access to your Drive files, web search, images, recommendations and more. The features vary across applications so this post will focus on how this tool works inside Google Docs. In this post, you will learn 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool. 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool! gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet.

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. Common Sense Education: Common Sense has a great amount of support materials when it comes to teaching all aspects of Digital Citizenship.

Fantastic Apps I Use Every Day

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While you could do them in non-Google Tools (I guess) typically they are Google tools. I love using them in Google Docs and Google Slides. Here are some digital citizenship hyperdocs you can use of mine. Office 365 At my school we’re a Google school and Office 365 school. 10-minute Teacher Show All Subjects Assessment Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Gsuite and Google Apps Innovation iPads Mac Productivity Teachers Tech Tips Technology Tools

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