Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Jennifer gives you a description in simple language, a screenshot of the tool in action and then a play button that takes you to a video about how the tool works. Vicki: How interesting.

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. . Responsible technology use is imperative for maintaining a safe learning environment and preparing students to be capable users in a technology-enabled workforce. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how digital literacy programs prepare students for a tech-enabled future.

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How to Teach the 9 Themes of Digital Citizenship

Where Learning Clicks

What is digital citizenship? Digital citizenship refers to how we conduct ourselves on the web. Teachers, parents, and leaders in technology help students to understand what it means to use technology in an appropriate and responsible way. The Rise of Social Media Growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, digital citizenship wasn’t something that I, my parents, or my teachers really thought.

How Can @StoryboardThat Help Teach Our Students About Digital Citizenship?

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Learn how to teach Digital Citizenship through the amazing resources and lessons found on StoryboardThat.com | TeacherCast.net. The post How Can @StoryboardThat Help Teach Our Students About Digital Citizenship? Editorial EdTech Innovations Digital Citizenship StoryboardThatappeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

ISTE issues Digital Citizenship Week challenge

eSchool News

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will leverage Digital Citizenship Week (Oct. 16-20) to raise awareness of the importance of teaching digital citizenship to students of all ages. ISTE challenges students, educators and parents to take time each day during Digital Citizenship Week to explore what it means to be good citizens in a digital world.

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. For K–12 students, lessons on how to use the internet safely and be effective online citizens are likely part of receiving any new classroom device. “We’re But, what exactly makes up a good digital citizenship lesson. How did the message make me feel?

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up 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. 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.

How to Talk to Your Students About the Deep Fake

The CoolCatTeacher

Understanding this disturbing phenomenon is vital to the future of any stable country. Savvy citizens dedicated to truth are a blessing to their community and country. She used episode 572 with Wesley Fryer as a tool to open the conversation. Listen to Chelsey Greer talk about teaching kids about the Deep Fake Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Your Podcast PD Challenge Plan a lesson to talk about the deep fake.

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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. From Internet safety to commenting in online spaces, there are lots of topics to consider when deciding how to best prepare students for an online world. Giving students an opportunity to apply what they’ve learned is essential in any subject area.

ISTE 2018: New Standards for Leaders Focus on Equity, Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2018: New Standards for Leaders Focus on Equity, Digital Citizenship. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has released new standards for education leaders , which focus on equity, digital citizenship, team and systems building, continuous improvement and professional growth, the organization announced. That is not digital citizenship,” Culatta said. Jena Passut is the managing editor of EdTech: Focus on K–12

How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

On my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher , I run a column called Dear Otto where I answer teacher questions about how to integrate technology into their classes. Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” In the past, I discussed the eight skills required for students to be considered digitally literate.

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

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With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

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?”. As technology leaders, our goal should be to help our students become their best selves online. Digital citizenship is the answer. Some see it as online safety, and others think it’s a way to address cyberbullying.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, while I’m talking about making apps in today’s show, this will actually apply to passion projects, to making movies, any type of long-term project where you have the students brainstorm and create. SMART wants to recognize educators across the globe who inspire greatness in their students, peers or community. Each nominee and nominator will be entered to win a classroom technology package. Listen to this Blog Post. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

Understanding How to Keep Students Safe With Digital Citizenship and Technology

Gaggle Speaks

If we’re honest, most edtech companies focus on acquiring larger schools and districts with a great breadth of influence. It’s not unusual for smaller schools and districts to get the impression that products and services aren’t tailored to meet their specific needs. At Gaggle, we have always sought to create scalable products and solutions for schools and districts of all sizes, whether urban or rural.

How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

Ask a Tech Teacher

If your teaching has been moved online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, learn which webtools make online learning exciting for kids and easy for you in this class–starts March 23rd! Click to sign up. The 21st century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. To enroll, click the link above and sign up. Learn to use tech collaboratively, purposefully, and as good digital citizens.

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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. During our 1-to-1 rollout, we've seen a little bit of everything, from an online clown scare to issues with students bullying each other on social media. Building Capacity It hasn't been a straight path to success, and we still have a long way to go.

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. Building Capacity It hasn't been a straight path to success, and we still have a long way to go.

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. It''s almost as if educators are so befuddled by what this conversation might look like, that they choose to ignore the topic altogether rather than go down a path that may be difficult or unpredictable. It''s like those commercials that advertise how to talk to your kids about drugs or sex.

Virtual Valentines and 2 Other Cool, Easy Collaborative Ideas for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dyane Smokorowski talks about Virtual Valentines, the Awesome Squiggles Project, and a fun trip with teachers to the San Diego Zoo this summer. Now is the time to sign up for Virtual Valentines where you’ll be paired with a classroom in another part of the world. Her 17-year passion for global collaboration has led Mrs. Smoke to design over 75 projects for teachers and students around the world.

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. Many of our parents don't have a lot of exposure to technology -- beyond their cellphones -- in their daily lives. That's why it's incumbent upon us as educators to educate our whole community on this new area of knowledge, not just our students. All they had to do was give us a date, time, and location.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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Many of our parents don't have a lot of exposure to technology -- beyond their cellphones -- in their daily lives. That's why it's incumbent upon us as educators to educate our whole community on this new area of knowledge, not just our students. It's opened up the door to conversations we wouldn't have otherwise been able to have." And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn more about how Laura’s classroom has become more modern and simplified with these valuable tools. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e317. Laura: Hyperdocs are basically links that we provide for children to access different websites and articles that we want them to read. See Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers. Okay, so how do literacy task boards work in hyperdocs?

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How to Teach Cyber Safety in Kindergarten

EdTech Magazine

How to Teach Cyber Safety in Kindergarten. But how do you teach a child as young as 5 how to safely navigate such technology? The key to teaching young children about correct online behavior, she says, is to adopt age-appropriate lessons and strategies — and not scare them. MORE FROM EDTECH: Learn ways K–12 schools can better prevent phishing attacks. . K–12 Schools Use Video to Teach Digital Citizenship.

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5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Wikipedia: “In the United States education system, social studies is the integrated study of multiple fields of social science and the humanities, including history, geography, and political science.” In MS and HS, it expands to cover science, mathematics, civics, economics, and maybe geography.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many educators, administrators, and parents would prefer to leave social media out of the curriculum. The reason our students continue to make bad choices on social media is because adults are not continually making them reflect on how to do better. One of the digital missions encourages students to create fictitious social media profiles for famous historical figures or characters. Subscribe for FREE to receive regular updates!

10 Great Posts on How to Involve Parents

Ask a Tech Teacher

Parent Questions About Edtech. How Parents Can Protect Their Children Online. 3 Digital Tools To Keep Parents Up to Date. How to Run a Parent Class. How Do Non-Techie Parents Handle the Increasing Focus of Technology in Education? 5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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8 EdTech Trends to Watch Out for This 2020

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are so many new ways to differentiate for varied learners, back-fill for some while enriching others without slowing anyone down. 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. While EdTech has been helping schools and other educational institutions a lot since it was introduced, its benefits have grown even more this year.

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Make a Difference in the World as a Citizen Scientist

Teacher Reboot Camp

The 2016 TED prize winner, Sarah Parcak , used the award money to fund her citizen science project, Globalxplorer.org. This online platform protects and preserves ancient sites by encouraging people to work with archaeologists to analyze satellite images and identify possible looting. Students achieve reading, writing, and digital research standards and see their learning make a real impact on the world. All are free to register. ebook, Learning to Go.

Parent Questions About Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

I love hearing a parent’s perspective on technology in their classrooms so I reached out to efriend, Joe Peters for his thoughts. Joe’s not only a parent, but a freelance journalist and tech enthusiast, so he knew exactly how to get his ideas across on the printed page. You won’t want to miss this article: Parents are aware that classrooms nowadays are much different than when they went to school a generation ago.

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Learn about global Kahoots, how she tweets with her class and more global collaborative techniques in this show. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Below is an enhanced transcript, modified for your reading pleasure.For guests and hyperlinks to resources, scroll down. Vicki Davis: Today we’re talking to third-grade teacher, Vickie Morgado @ vickiemorgado from Ontario. How do we be respectful? (We

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Today he reflects on the implications for educators and how he’s talking about the Cambridge Analytica scandal with other educators. Go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat and use the code COOL20 at checkout for 20% off any course. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher. Link to show: www.coolcatteacher.com/e326. Today, Britt Watwood is going to tackle this topic. We got so used to using it to connect with family and friends, there wasn’t a good alternative.

Q&A: Tarah Luster Explains How to Teach K–12 Students Digital Responsibility

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Tarah Luster Explains How to Teach K–12 Students Digital Responsibility. With easier access to social media platforms through mobile devices, students are spending significantly more time online. The realities of social media, both good and bad, spurred organizations like Project B3 to step in to teach students how to participate online in a healthy, thoughtful and safe way. . It's their responsibility to use it in the right way. .

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

For that matter, if you’re also the designated ed tech “go-to person,” there are a LOT of tasks for you (and the IT team) to consider. It’s hard to envision all the aspects of tech that you might need to worry about, and if you or the team miss something, it only creates more heartburn and wasted time later. To help your student-centered tech program get off to a fulfilling start, we have put together this checklist. Switching to mobile devices?