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. Learning has no temporal or geographic borders and is available wherever students and teachers find an Internet connection. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent.

5 Ways to Teach Digital Citizenship (and the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship)

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What are the essential things we need to teach students about digital citizenship? With this coupon, a 3 grad credit course for continuing education, salary advancement, or recertification is only $359. Stop, Screenshot, Block, Tell and Share – Free Internet Safety Poster. Free Digital Citizenship Webinar Recording] 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Developing a Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

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What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

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Anne Collier on Episode 456 and 457 of the 10-Minute Teacher Anne Collier, Founder and Executive Director of The Net Safety Collaborative and SocialMediaHelpline.com , shares what we need to know about social media in this two-part series. NetRef offers powerful Internet monitoring software that I recommend for schools. She serves on the Trust & Safety advisory boards of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Yubo.

169 Tech Tip #37 — Basics of Internet Safety

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In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: Basics of Internet Safety. Category: Internet. Here are two posters to share with students about the basics of Internet safety: Click to view slideshow.

College Credit Class in Digital Citizenship

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This one starts next week: Building Digital Citizens. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. internet safety. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

Digital Citizenship: Why Teachers Should Instill It In Students + Free Resources

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Digital Citizenship: Why Teachers Should Instill It In Students + Free Resources With February well underway— and e-learning lingering — the time is now to revisit the importance of online safety. That’s where lessons in digital citizenship come in.

A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

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How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A one time assembly about digital citizenship is not enough. So, Susan Bearden believes digital citizenship should be reinforced daily with kids. How do you bring everyone together to understand digital citizenship? In today’s show, digital citizenship expert, Susan Bearden tackles these questions and more.

Things Every Teacher Should Know About Digital Citizenship

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Educate yourself to prevent the nightmare From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Let’s dig into Gord’s three things about digital citizenship that every teacher should know. Show Notes – Things Every Teacher Should Know about Digital Citizenship: A simple explanation to parents about Internet safety. Today’s Sponsor: Netsmartz Free “Teaching Digital Citizenship” Course.

5 doable digital citizenship goals for teachers

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Internet safety, online privacy, cyberbullying, media balance, online relationships, news and media literacy—digital citizenship topics tackle big questions. It’s true: Educators who can teach digital citizenship as a standalone unit can really dive deep into the dilemmas students face online. But digital citizenship can also simply be part of your classroom culture.

5 achievable digital citizenship goals?even during at-home learning

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Internet safety, online privacy, cyberbullying, media balance, online relationships, news and media literacy—digital citizenship topics tackle big questions. But digital citizenship can also simply be part of your classroom culture.

Digital Citizenship Resources for All

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Written by CUE Member and Guest Blogger Stephen Politzer @swpolitzer Digital Citizenship… While we usually hear about promoting appropriate online behavior and protecting against cyber-bullying, many topics can be thrown together under the Digital Citizenship catch-all umbrella. CUE Education Partner, Common Sense Media (see below) identifies eight areas that are all important: Internet Safety Privacy […].

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

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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.

4 fresh ideas for teaching digital citizenship sooner

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So why do digital citizenship courses focus on middle school and above? note : Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of Technology in Education focused on exem plary practices in education. In a digital learning environment, how can educators ensure that students are being safe while they are online? How can we help all students–from elementary to post-secondary–be savvy digital citizens?

12 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades 3–8. 3rd Grade Internet Safety Lesson Plans Password Power-Up.

Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week this week!

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Internet safety, online communication, digital footprint, strategic searching, copyright and fair use–these days, “tech skills” encompass so much more than simply learning to type and download files. Across all content areas and grade levels, teachers are now addressing the digital citizenship skills kids need to be safe and responsible online. For Digital Citizenship Week this year (Oct.

23 Great Lesson Plans for Internet Safety

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Educators' approach to internet safety in the classroom has changed as the technology and our use of it continues to evolve. In the past, digital citizenship lessons on internet safety focused more on dos and don'ts, like do create safe passwords and don't talk to strangers online. Below are the best internet safety lesson plans for students in grades K–12. Internet Traffic Light. Digital Friendships.

Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship

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In what ways have "personal safety" and "citizenship" changed? Expectations of conduct When I was growing up, there were expectations my parents had of me for my personal safety and development: Ask permission before going somewhere. These are the same expectations I have of my own children for their interactions in our physical community and our digital communities. Click here to view Spark Top''s showing of Brain POP''s Online Safety video.

Interland- An Educational Game from Google to Teach Students about Online Safety

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Be Internet Awesome is one of our favourite resources for learning about online safety and digital citizenship. internet safety toolsIt features a wide variety of resources designed by Google in partnership with experts.read more.

How Gaggle Safety Management Fulfills Your Internet Safety Policy

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The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires the adoption and enforcement of an Internet Safety Policy. What is an Internet Safety Policy? An Internet Safety Policy is a set of measures taken to ensure the protection of students using online resources. This includes efforts to monitor the online activities of minors, as well as to block and filter Internet access to pictures that are obscene, child pornography or harmful to minors.

How to Become a Digital Citizenship Certified School

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Are you teaching stu dents to be safe, responsible, and respectful as they participate in the digital world? Are you engaging parents in helping their kids be good digital citizens? Join the hundreds of schools and educators that have become Digital Citizenship Certified by Common Sense Education. Attendees learned about the benefits of certification and how their schools can be rec ognized for helping kids be safe and smart digital citizens!

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. As students create websites , movies , and graphics with Spark, they can apply digital citizenship skills.

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 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.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

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Turning A Viral Hoax Into A Lesson on Internet Safety Over the last week, you have probably seen some reference to the “Momo Challenge,” hidden messages in Youtube videos, and calls for technology companies to police their systems to protect kids. As educators, we spend a great deal of time trying to figure out the best way to prepare our students for the challenges they will face, both in the real and the digital worlds.

The Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet

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The Ultimate Parental Guide To Protecting Your Child On The Internet is a free resource I found out about this week. Related: More Internet Safety Resources Digital Citizenship Resources Online Safety Resources. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. cybersecurity digital citizenship digital literacy internet safety online safety

Digital Citizenship and Social Media for Students

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I started to think about digital citizenship, internet safety, and just how digitally savvy were my students? . At this point, I thought we need to work on Digital Citizenship and Safety. I also had Buncee for students to demonstrate their learning and create posters or other digital artifacts of their learning. We will have an authentic chat using social media to discuss different aspects of internet safety with the students.

What a Teacher Can Do About Cyberbullying

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Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Cassie Phillips, is a consultant and internet security expert. Cyberbullying and aggression in schools can only promote a culture of violence and negatively impact education. They can give recommendations for online safety that are tailored to a given situation. Ensure that the school has put in place an internet safety education program. More on internet security: 6 Tips to Avoid Email Phishing.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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But complying with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) -- a requirement of E-rate -- doesn't have to be. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? What are the educational requirements for compliance? E-rate is complicated.

Join me Jan. 23rd for a Webinar

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Please join me on Jan 23, 2019 for a webinar on Building Digital Citizens: Being a responsible digital citizen is critical to success in school and beyond, which is why integrating digital citizenship lessons across the curriculum at every grade level is so important. 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.

4 Digital Citizenship Week Resources

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C ommonSense Media has a comprehensive and free curriculum dedicated to Digital Citizenship. Follow @ CommonSense Digital Citizenship Resources LiveBinder is a LiveBinder assembled by Vicky Sedgwick. The binder provides a wealth of resources by grade level and it is organized by nine elements of Digital Citizenship. Learn more about Using Avatars to Teach Digital Citizenship on GettingSmart.com. Click to to listen.

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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The June 1 deadline is rapidly approaching for school districts to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) so they can receive E-rate funding. The federal government's E-rate program provides discounts to school districts on services including Internet based on their percentage of students with low socio-economic backgrounds. School districts that receive E-rate funding must meet two important stipulations: Filtered Internet.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

Join me for a free Webinar on Building Digital Citizens

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Please join me on Jan 23rd for a Free webinar on Building Digital Citizens : Being a responsible digital citizen is critical to success in school and beyond, which is why integrating digital citizenship lessons across the curriculum at every grade level is so important. 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.

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.

5 Doable Digital Citizenship Goals for Teachers

Graphite Blog

Internet safety, online privacy, cyberbullying, media balance, online relationships, news and media literacy -- digital citizenship topics tackle big questions. It's true: Educators who can teach digital citizenship as a standalone unit can really dive deep into the dilemmas students face online. But digital citizenship can also simply be part of your classroom culture. Model responsible digital citizenship.