Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

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Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. Below are slides, resources, and bookmarks to help you get your students to reflect on their digital acts and messages. Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Create a community with digital icebreakers. Teach citizenship with games!

7 digital citizenship resources for educators and parents

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More children than ever have easy access to mobile devices at home and in school, making it critical to impart strong digital citizenship lessons to students. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning digital citizenship

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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. . 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.

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

eSchool News

By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. They use these tools on their own terms and for their own reasons, many of which aren’t readily apparent to older adults who didn’t grow up with tablets and mobile phones in hand. A 6-step digital citizenship plan. Step 2: Focus on digital etiquette, respect, and safety.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

eSchool News

Every digital citizen should have these skills. According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study , the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. And about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device. When we teach digital citizenship as a one-off event like a presentation or an assembly, everybody gets all hyped up—and then it disappears over time,” he said.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

eSchool News

Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. According to Common Sense Media’s study “ Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America ,” the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. What’s more, about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device.

A Must Have Tool for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

September 18, 2015 Digital Passport is an excellent web tool and mobile app designed for students in grade 3-5 to educate them on the fundamentals of digital citizenship and help them stay safe while.read more. digital citizenship

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.

New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for Remind

Graphite Blog

Remind contacted us earlier this year to let us in on a secret: They had a plan in the works to add two-way "Chat" to their popular messaging tool for educators. Remind asked if we could partner with them to reinforce safe and responsible behaviors needed for digital communication, which is just one aspect of our free K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum. Educator Matthew Soeth recently emphasized this opportunity in his blog post ?

Here Is A Good Resource for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digital Passport is an excellent web tool and mobile app designed for students in grade 3-5 to educate them on the fundamentals of digital citizenship and help them stay safe while using the net.read more

In the marketplace: Minecraft Education Edition, apps for ELLs, digital citizenship, and more

eSchool News

Tech-savvy educators know they must stay on top of the myriad changes and trends in education to learn how teaching and learning can best benefit from technology’s near-constant change. Check below for the latest marketplace news to keep you up-to-date on product developments, teaching and learning initiatives, and new trends in education. Ohio’s Brunswick City Schools launched a new seven-year partnership with Discovery Education.

New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for Remind

Graphite Blog

Remind contacted us earlier this year to let us in on a secret: They had a plan in the works to add two-way "Chat" to their popular messaging tool for educators. Remind asked if we could partner with them to reinforce safe and responsible behaviors needed for digital communication, which is just one aspect of our free K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum. Educator Matthew Soeth recently emphasized this opportunity in his blog post, ?

Is Your Digital Citizenship Program Up to Snuff?

Leadership Lounge

Digital Citizenship Week is officially celebrated every October — but it’s never too late for school leaders to review and reflect on how educators are addressing digital citizenship. Since it was coined more than a decade ago, the meaning of the term "digital citizenship" has expanded. These skills are still important, but what constitutes good digital citizenship today encompasses a great deal more.

Do mobile devices stunt social-emotional skills?

eSchool News

As more of our lives are consumed with digital technology — social media, texting and smartphones — is it any wonder that our children are growing up with electronic gadgets as companions? And, ownership of smartphones — mobile devices with an internet connection — has tripled in recent years among young people. Parents and educators have found themselves wondering, are we raising a generation who won’t be able to look others in the eye when they speak?

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.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz is a clinical assistant professor in education technologies at The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0 Office of Education Technology on sustainable professional development in teacher education.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. A Note from Vicki: This post is in response to Cathy Rubin’s Global Search for education where she asks about the literacy skills required for a new world. There are many ways to teach this topic, but I think perhaps, first, we all need to educate ourselves.

HP Pledges to Invest in Tech to Enhance Education for 100 Million by 2025

EdTech Magazine

Access Points Classroom Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking WirelessBy Phil Goldstein Increasingly, tech companies, including Google and Microsoft, see improving internet access for the underserved as part of their corporate social responsibility.

Making Digital Citizenship a Key Component of Back-to-School Time

Graphite Blog

That's why we've worked with California Assemblymember Ed Chau to introduce a resolution, ACR 203, to declare October 16–22 Digital Citizenship Week. The goal of Digital Citizenship Week is to raise awareness about the importance of digital citizenship as a set of defined, teachable skills for kids in the 21st century. It’s a way to give students and educators important tools required to succeed in the 21st-century school environment.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Teach Them Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. I am sharing activities, resources, tips, web tools and mobile apps that help students learn to be good people and also get them reading, writing, and more. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker. Digital storytelling , by shellyterrell.

Teach Them Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. I am sharing activities, resources, tips, web tools and mobile apps that help students learn to be good people and also get them reading, writing, and more. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker. Digital storytelling , by shellyterrell.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. She’s just a wonderful a global educator, and it was wonderful to meet her in person! We actually Skyped as educators beforehand, to make sure that we had agreed on the content and what kind of questions we wanted. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship. There are so many ways to connect and find great educators and people.

How to sharpen students’ critical thinking skills online

eSchool News

With smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, students have 24/7 access to news, information, and opinions—not all of which are well-informed or well-intentioned. While there are sites on the internet that are blatant about this, most hate speech is subtle and frequently attempts to disguise itself as education, information, or entertainment. 21st Century Skills Digital Citizenship Industry Insights critical thinking digital citizenship hate speech social media

How to Cope with Bullying

Ask a Tech Teacher

Started in 2006, it aims to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention around the world and is supported by hundreds of schools, corporations, and celebrities. National Center for Educational Statistics, 2015 ). 90% of teens who report being cyberbullied have also been bullied offline. ( “Seven Fears and the Science of How Mobile Technologies May Be Influencing Adolescents in the Digital Age,” George and Odgers, 2015 ). Right to digital access.

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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. Will more schools embrace student-centric mobile devices? “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. And finally, the 2014 Global Education Conference will feature Rana Dajani, Daniel Edelson, Kern Kelley, Jennifer D. At CORE we believe that new technologies are the most exciting way to engage 21st century learners across all education and training sectors.

The Evolution of Civic Engagement

EdTechTeacher

These shifts also have a profound impact on education. Since one of the historical roles of public education is to prepare students for their role in our democratic society, a shift in civic engagement invariably means a shift in how we prepare students for modern citizenship. Other examples include mobilizing support for ideas and causes, holding those in power accountable, and educating other citizens. What does this mean for Civic Education?

How One Middle School Gets Creative to Teach Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

When entering middle school, the typical tween may have just gotten a mobile device -- or is begging for it -- and doesn't spend a lot of time on social media. That's why the Mitchell Scarlett Teaching & Learning Collaborative's yearly Digital Citizenship Project targets middle schoolers -- specifically, the sixth- to eighth-graders at Scarlett Middle School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The goal: teach middle school students how to be wise digital citizens.

Managing And Protecting Digital Identities

The Web20Classroom

Our digital identities are fast becoming, if they haven't already, how we are identified in this 24/7, internet-connected world. For many people that we encounter, both online and off, our digital identity is how we are seen and known. Therefore, we have to do all that is possible to take control of our digital identity and manage it constantly. As parents we are in control of not only our digital identities but those of our kids as well. It started with some tweets.

Every Schools' Obligation

A Principal's Reflections

We routinely hear how students use digital tools inappropriately for sexting, cyberbullying, cheating, video recording teachers and fights with peers, and plagiarizing. Unfortunately, these behaviors materialize as schools are not doing their part to educate students on digital responsibility, citizenship, and creating a positive footprint online. It is the responsibility of schools to educate all learners regardless of age on these important topics.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools.

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Making the Call on Mobile Device Management: What Should Schools Be Asking?

EdTech Magazine

But there’s a big challenge that all education IT leaders face : Managing smartphones, laptops and other connected devices securely and at scale. To help tackle this tech issue, and ensure these devices don’t become distractions, many schools are turning to mobile device management. MORE FROM EDTECH : K–12 schools need strong mobile device management services. Mobile Device Management Basics for Schools.

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