11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Education has changed. Now, education can be found anywhere — teaming up with students in Kenya, Skyping with an author in Sweden, or chatting with an astrophysicist on the International Space Station. Students can use Google Earth to take a virtual tour of a zoo or a blog to collaborate on class research. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent.

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.

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Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

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The California Department of Education encourages you to recognize October 15-19, 2018 as Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Digital Citizenshi

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Now she is working as Director of K-12 Instructional Technology for the 93 schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, and really working with their digital citizenship initiative. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Copyrights and Digital Law. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints. Digital footprints—the facts. Digital Life 101. Digital privacy.

Google's New Digital Citizenship Curriculum Is Now Available for Free Download

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The new BeInternetAwesome curriculum, as communicated in a tweet by Google for Education, is now available for free download. This resource is a fruit of collaboration between Google, the Net Safety.read more. digital citizenship

Google Partners with ISTE and Others to Create Digital Citizenship Game

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By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Be Internet Awesome aims to educate digital civility in an interactive way. Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning Internet

Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

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So when schools set themselves the task of “incorporating technology”, or “developing digital citizens ” they are in fact revealing the disconnect between education and the rest of the modern world. How crazy would it be if schools began declaring they are hoping to incorporate books into education? Their educational experience is, by comparison, antiquated. Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship. He said the role of primary education was.

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.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

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Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. Findings like these suggest the need for schools to start teaching good digital citizenship to students at a very young age—and Ribble and many others believe that students should learn these skills throughout the K-12 curriculum. Ribble has written a book about the topic, called Digital Citizenship in Schools , and a new edition is available this fall.

Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

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Google has a new curriculum on YouTube that helps teachers educate students on digital citizenship, including online safety, etiquette and more. It is for students aged 13-17 and there are 10 lessons about YouTube’s policies, how to report content, how to protect their own privacy, and how to be responsible YouTube community members and digital citizens. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

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As educators, we’ve learned to count on the research-based wisdom and guidance of Common Sense Media. I recently sat down with Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs at Common Sense Education, who oversees digital citizenship curricular materials to discuss exciting curriculu m news. The updated, ready-to-teach digital citizenship lessons address realistic challenges and dilemmas faced by today’s students.

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.

Edmodo and Common Sense Media release free Digital Citizenship resource for Educators

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Digital Citizenship is an important topic and something that we must teach our students ( and ourselves ) in today''s digital world. Edmodo, a great educational app , and Common Sense Media have created a Digital Citizenship Starter Kit that teachers can download to use with their students. You can also join the Digital Citizenship Community on Edmodo. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

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Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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I nstructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world. Common Sense Media identifies six areas of digital citizenship, including digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communications, and news and media literacy. Common Sense’s games and Google’s Interland are great ways for families to plug in and learn about digital citizenship.

Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Now more than ever, students need key digital citizenship skills, including news and media literacy, the ability to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, and an understanding of how their media habits affect them.

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.

Crucial “Digital Citizenship” Conversations

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An educator in one of my workshops asked me, “I know you are big into Twitter, but it doesn’t seem to be the network of choice for students, so why should I use it?” If a student had straight A’s in school but we googled them and their social feeds were filled with inappropriate messages, I know I wouldn’t be comfortable hiring them. I realized how important it is to my digital profile and that it could effect my future!

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. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

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.

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.

Edutopia’s New Resources on Digital Citizenship

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Digital Citizenship is always a hot topic with both educators and their schools. I have long been critical of the “stranger danger” focus of most digital citizenhsip curricula. I was so happy to see Edutopia’s updated curriculum and guidelines, What Your Students Really Need to Know about Digital Citizenship , crafted by the esteemed educator Vicki Davis.

A Free Google-designed Digital Citizenship Course for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 13, 2017 Google has recently launched a free online training course for teachers and educators to help them learn more about the concept of digital citizenship. The Digital Citizenship and.read more. digital citizenship

Teaching Digital Citizenship - free online course for teacers to help teach students to be safe online

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Teaching Digital Citizenship is a free, new tool that educators can use to keep kids safer online. Teaching Digital Citizenship is a self-paced, online training program to help educators, law-enforcement officers, and others teach Internet safety and prepare children ages 5-17 to be better digital citizens. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate that can be used to apply for continuing education credits.

Tips and Ideas for Teaching Digital Citizenship in a Hybrid Classroom

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Whether we call this hybrid, concurrent, blended learning, or something else entirely, Common Sense's Digital Citizenship Curriculum and teaching resources are designed to foster rich discussions for all students, regardless of how and where they're learning.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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Common Sense Education created this essential guide to help your district or school address the key topics E-rate recipients need to teach students, including internet safety, appropriate online behavior, and cyberbullying. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship?

It’s Not Digital Citizenship—It’s Just Citizenship, Period.

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Citizenship knows no boundaries. The civics lessons we teach our students outside of the digital arena apply to the online world and vice versa. As a classroom teacher and an instructional technologist, I struggled with how to find time in students’ already-busy schedules to incorporate digital citizenship, even though I knew it was important to teach. So I lost the digital. I hope you can begin to “lose the digital," too.

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.

Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.

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And some educators and researchers are optimistic that, with the right guidance and oversight, kids can pick up healthy habits even as they engross themselves in yet another Fortnite battle royale. how kids act in games offers a glimpse of how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well. And how kids act in games can offer a glimpse into how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change. Below, we’ve gathered some of the latest and most relevant marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education.

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. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. 10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). It is important that educators teach and model proper digital citizenship.