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.

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. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints.

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Move from digital citizenship to digital leadership

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My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” Inspired by my favorite author, Kate DiCamillo, I encourage students and educators to keep their eyes open to the world around them to find the miraculous things that happen all the time.

Moving from digital citizenship to digital leadership

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My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” Inspired by my favorite author, Kate DiCamillo, I encourage students and educators to keep their eyes open to the world around them to find the miraculous things that happen all the time. But this can be especially hard for educators faced with embracing new technology every year. Taking digital citizenship one step further. Modeling digital leadership.

Make the move from digital citizenship to digital leadership

eSchool News

My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” Inspired by my favorite author, Kate DiCamillo, I encourage students and educators to keep their eyes open to the world around them to find the miraculous things that happen all the time. But this can be especially hard for educators faced with embracing new technology every year. Taking digital citizenship one step further.

What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship

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Jivani, the founder and CEO of the Love Your Natural Self Foundation, addressed a room of K-12 students and educators from across the country as part of a two-day event on digital citizenship—the idea of applying civility and civic engagement online.

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

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This year, on September 27, 2017, the American Association of School Librarians made a point to encourage their members to raise awareness about “overly restrictive blocking of legitimate, educational websites and academically useful social networking tools in schools and school libraries.”. If we block it, we have no chance to educate them on it. How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. Several educators echo Yates’ comments.

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

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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.

How PS1X in the Bronx Does Digital Citizenship

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In 2014, Vargas was looking for resources to provide her grades K-5 students and their families with much-needed media-literacy and digital citizenship support. Like many educators, she struggled to find both age-appropriate materials and the time to gather the resources she needed to create an effective program. Then she attended an NYCDOE workshop and learned about Common Sense Education's resources. Weave digital citizenship lessons into core content.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon for Global Education Conference. Vicki: The Global Education Conference is here, November 13-16! What is the Global Education Conference ? What is the Global Education Conference? He has an organization that he’s looking to network with people about in terms of global education.

We Spent a Month on Digital Citizenship and Here's What Happened

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Parents worry about what their children will find and do online, but schools can help students stay safe by teaching them the basics of digital citizenship. This is exactly what my district, Port Aransas ISD in Port Aransas, Texas, is doing: using the month of October to teach digital citizenship lessons at the elementary school, middle school, and high school. High school students got to create digital citizenship posters using Pic Collage , Piktochart , or Canva.

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy

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Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. And I have discovered that to effectively accomplish these goals, I must co-exist as digital neighbors with my students, inhabiting and interacting in shared social media spaces. Our travel, relationships, communication, shopping and free time are all mediated by digital content.

3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

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We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. Or by the media specialist during library time? Sure, many schools find integrating digital citizenship as a stand-alone program within those classes works well and allows for clear and measurable implementation school-wide. However, digital citizenship skills don't have to be presented as targeted lessons.

Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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While it offers many appealing pieces (homework assignment and grading, easy communication, and built-in metrics), one unique to Kiddom is their robust K-12 content library. The library is searchable by topic with preview features for selections. How to use the library. Kiddom connects directly with curriculum and content providers to offer educators a curated library of standards-aligned resources. Why the content library is perfect for lesson planning.

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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With the rise of online games, web-based education, and smartphones that access everything from house lights to security systems, it’s not surprising to read these statistics: In 2013, 71 percent of the U.S. In fact, despite that the UN considers access to the Internet a human right, many adults and even more kids don’t know how to act as good digital citizens when visiting this sparkly and exciting world. These are the global demands of digital citizenship.

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How to Keep Kids Safe

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In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. Why every school should include digital citizenship in their curriculum. How to start conversations about digital citizenship with colleagues who are resistant to including it in the curriculum. I’ve also included some of my favorite free digital citizenship education options.

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5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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Many of these, educators would love to teach but “just don’t have time for “, even though they align well with broad goals of preparing students for college and career. If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Passport. Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen. Applied Digital Skills.

Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

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On my blog, in educator forums, and in the virtual meetings I moderate, there’s lots of confusion about what can be grabbed for free from online sites and what must be cited with a linkback, credit, author’s name, public domain reference, or even as little as an email from the creator giving you permission. There are five topics to be reviewed when exploring the use of online images: digital privacy. digital law and plagiarism. Digital privacy.

Facebook pushes digital literacy with new lesson library for teachers

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In the wake of an international scandal over Facebook’s opaque data practices and allegations that interest groups and foreign nations have exploited the platform to influence elections, the social-media giant has decided to enter the digital literacy education space. Uncategorized digital citizenship digital literacy Facebook

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. This year''s Library 2.014 Conference confirmations include Susan Hildreth, Peter Morville, Helen Partridge, Michael Stephens, Barbara Stripling, Roy Tennant, Joyce Valenza, and David Weinberger. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010. CIPA requires schools and libraries to install measures to protect children from obscene or harmful content in exchange for discounts offered by the E-rate program.

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5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. She’s one of the most fantastic people for understanding how technology is being used throughout the world, and she is the former president of ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Using resources from the Library of Congress, these 80 units cover both U.S.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Volunteer at the 5th Annual Global Education Conference. We had amazing support from our Library 2.014 volunteer group, and we''re hoping to carry that momentum forward to the fifth annual Global Education Conference , November 17th - 21st (22nd in some time zones).

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. Jennifer Ehehalt, Pittsburgh regional manager at Common Sense Education, focused on full school community involvement in digcit practices.

An Information Literacy Credential for California (finally!)

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by CUE Member and Library Media Educator Network Co-Chair Glen Warren An Academic Challenge in California Over the course of the last 30 years, the number of teacher librarians (TLs) per student has diminished radically. Common Core Standards 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. Common Sense Education: You've Won A Prize!

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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Education used to focus on the 3 R’s — reading, writing, and ‘rithmetic. I teach a lot of education grad school classes and always ask who teaches Internet safety at their school. is an excellent digital storytelling tool that uses the vehicle of comics to create visual stories. Many non-American countries (like the European Union) are stricter, not even honoring the American doctrine of “fair use” for education.

Impero Software Announces New Version of Impero Education Pro at ISTE 2018

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Impero Software today announced the latest version of Impero Education Pro V7. The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features. Impero Education Pro alerts instructors or administrators if it detects students typing or searching certain keywords or phrases related to sexting, cyberbullying, radicalization, self-harm, mental health issues and more.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access

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Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. Teaching in a rural area opened my eyes to the students who don’t participate in the digital world when they are outside of school. In an increasingly digitized classroom, it’s important to consider these tech-less students.

Maryland Educator Ali Schilpp Named 2018 School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal

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NEW YORK, NY – August 21, 2018 – School Library Journal(SLJ) has announced Ali Schilpp, a library media specialist from Northern Middle School in Accident, MD, as the 2018 School Librarian of the Year. In addition to receiving a comprehensive suite of prizes provided by the program’s sponsor, the global children’s publishing, education, and media company Scholastic, Ali Schilpp is currently featured on the cover of the September 2018 issue of SLJ.

Tech Tip #66–How to Add Accents

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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.

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Wholehearted Libraries, the Game of School, Global Ed, Rescuing Self, Namaste Parenting, and Hack Education

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Change a student's educational success and you will change his or her life forever. LIBRARY SECURITY 2020 | A 90-minute webinar. An extended 90-minute webinar with Q&A, part of a special Library 2.0 This is the first of the popular Library 2.0

How Is Cloud Computing Revolutionizing the Education Industry?

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Cristopher Burge who runs the website Cloud Storage Advice , has a great rundown on how cloud computing has revolutionized education: The concept of cloud computing saw its beginnings in the educational sector ever since the first open source websites saw the light of day. Online libraries and collections of free didactic documents were a reality as early as 1997 , through the Cisco Networking Academy. Cloud Computing in the Educational Sector.

Museums, libraries win grants for youth to enhance online learning, community

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Sixteen museums, libraries and nonprofit institutions have been awarded a total of $150,000 to engage young people in the development of apps, badges, curricula and other tools that will make the online experience more civil, safe and empowering. included libraries, community organizations, advocacy groups, museums, non-profits, cultural organizations, youth-serving institutions, and arts organizations.