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.

5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

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Mike Ribble on episode 460 of the 10-Minute Teacher Mike Ribble, a digital citizenship expert, shares five important things every educator should know about digital citizenship. Mike Ribble – Bio As Submitted Dr. Mike Ribble has been writing, speaking and creating information related to digital citizenship for 15 years.

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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. This vast landscape of resources is offered digitally, freely (often), and equitably (hopefully), but to take that cerebral trek through the online world, children must know how to do it safely, securely, and responsibly. More on Digital Citizenship.

Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

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Teaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia. She was named the 2017 ACCE Australian Educator of the Year. Teaching digital citizenship books digital citizenship picture books picture books for the classroom social media picture books technology picture books

Social Media in Schools

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The Tool We Should All Be Using to Improve Education In the 1970’s the parking lot would be full of parents ready to see the school play. Social Media: The New Stage. Social Media: The New Audience. Social media gives us largest ballroom ever assembled where people from around the world can mix, mingle, and find their clique. Staging a Comeback in Education. Social Media! Why aren’t more schools using social media?

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. Free Digital Citizenship Webinar Recording] 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Developing a Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Effective Digital Citizenship Education.

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. In 2016, she gave a TEDx talk on “ The Heart of Digital Citizenship ” at the ITU’s WSIS in Geneva.

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. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

How to Teach Social Media Safety

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All teachers agree that digital citizenship is essential knowledge for students whether they’re going onto college or a career, yet when I ask who in their school teaches it, they always shrug. These days, teachers should introduce students to the world of social media so they can begin to develop the skills they need to live a safe digital life. That’s why educators should teach children digital etiquette , starting with the “What Would Grandma Say?”

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

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Many educators, administrators, and parents would prefer to leave social media out of the curriculum. Social media is scary! Yes, our learners do very scary things on social media which can and have ruined lives. 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.

Stop Blaming Social Media

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We can’t blame the media that reports them. We can’t blame social media or the tools used to access them. Social media didn’t create fake facts and the media didn’t invent fake news. Social media has long been the scapegoat for adults to blame the ills of kids and students on. Kids can’t focus because of social media. Kids stare endlessly at their devices because all they care about is their social status.

Digital Citizenship Week 2018

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This October, in conjunction with the State Legislature, the CDE will be hosting Digital Citizenship week. On the CDE website, educators will find links to lesson plans and information to share with parents. The post Digital Citizenship Week 2018 appeared first on OnCUE.

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. Copyright and Fair Use –Common Sense Media video. Common Sense media. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints.

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

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You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Ways to Give Students a Voice. Heather: Well, Vicki, I have a passion for digital citizenship and student voice integrated in there. So, we have, obviously — across the United States and the world — we’ve got this push for social media and schools sharing their story.

Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

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Today Jennifer Casa-Todd @JCasaTodd opens our minds to social media leadership with students. She argues that we’re limiting students when we don’t let them lead using social media. Jennifer is the author of Social LEADia. Social LEADia Book Contest with Jennifer Casa-Todd. *. Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. VICKI: Today we are thinking about digital leadership.

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.

Moving from digital citizenship to digital leadership

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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.

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. But digital citizenship can also simply be part of your classroom culture.

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 had a new app called GoBubble which is a safe social media site for children under 13. I also had Buncee for students to demonstrate their learning and create posters or other digital artifacts of their learning. Have you ever had to change directions?

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Social Media

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The drawbacks of social media are well-documented—like anonymous trolls posting negative comments just to spark controversy. However, said Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Professional Learning Programs at Common Sense Media, social media also has the ability to help users share their stories and shed a positive light on their activities. Student misuse: Common Sense Media’s research shows students report social media can be a distraction.

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

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

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Challenges like: social media, cybercrime, cyberbulling, and more. Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age. “As As many educators know, most students want to do the right thing—and will, if they know what that is,” Mike Ribble, author of Digital Citizenship in Schools , said in an interview with ISTE. Digital Citizenship Resources.

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.”. Teachers and principals also increasingly voice opposition to blocking social websites, noting that schools have an obligation to teach students how to use social media responsibly.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

Waterford

Challenges like: social media, cybercrime, cyberbulling, and more. Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age. “As As many educators know, most students want to do the right thing—and will, if they know what that is,” Mike Ribble, author of Digital Citizenship in Schools , said in an interview with ISTE. Digital Citizenship Resources.

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. 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.

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

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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. This usage presents unique challenges for educators who must not only teach a standard curriculum and help shepherd students into adulthood, but who must also help promote good digital citizenship both in and out of the classroom. Related: How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies.

7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development

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You joined all the big social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, blogging–just for starters). The plan was to connect with the movers and shakers in education, learn from them, and have them as a resource for those times you needed help on a lesson plan or to select the perfect webtool for a project. You committed hours to it, and then days, eager to make this work because everyone you know talks about how much they learn from social media.

Using Social Media to Promote Student Voice

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Many educators who embrace the use of technology in the classroom, are still very leery of talking about social media in the classroom. The negatives of social media usage between students and teachers can be disastrous. However, if used carefully by teachers, social media can be a powerful tool to not only engage our students, but to promote their student voice as well. Why promote student learning/voice with social media?

DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

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Teaching digital citizenship can be a polarizing activity. Firstly, as digital natives, students seldom feel at a disadvantage when it comes to understanding online activities and behavior – leaving teachers often times adrift on a shifting sea of uncertainty. Thirdly, digital citizenship instruction can have a moralistic tone that can have students balking at its constriction and lack of open-mindedness. DOs of teaching digital citizenship.

Teaching digital citizenship to kids with learning and attention issues

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And what’s just as important is making sure we’re helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. How could issues with cognitive flexibility create challenges for students as you work on digital citizenship? When looking at media, directly explain any innuendo.

3 Untapped Social Media Resources For Students

The Web20Classroom

Last week I laid out 3 Untapped Social Media Resources for Teachers. This week we take a look at how to leverage social networks for students. She is right in the heart of the age range for kids who use social media the most (13-18 yrs old). Our conversations give me a sense of how kids are using social media and her thoughts on using it for learning, or even if there is a place for it. Social Media Students

The CPR approach to digital citizenship

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From a very young age we are all being taught how to interact with others, how to act appropriately in certain social situations, and to respect everyone. The digital community. With the fast and always expanding internet, we need to take into consideration a new community: the digital community, or the virtual community. The digital world is made up of the digital lives of real people. The digital community is as safe as each of us make it.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

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As we consume more social media, our perspectives are getting less diverse. note : Innovation In Action is a new monthly column from the International Society of Technology in Education focused on exem plary practices in education. And I’m not the only one using social media sites in this way. At the 2015 Digital Media and Learning Conference, Van Jones made a poignant comment, “We pretend to have diversity in the United States.

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. Students might see someone posting something they shouldn’t on a social media platform.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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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. Whether they have a knowledge of how to use it appropriately is another question,” said Ribble, the author of Digital Citizenship in Schools and the chair of ISTE’s digital citizenship PLN.