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5 Things About Effective Digital Citizenship You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. Mike Ribble – Bio As Submitted Dr. Mike Ribble has been writing, speaking and creating information related to digital citizenship for 15 years.

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

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Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

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?”.

Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

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

11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Join me on Tuesday, March 26 at 4 pm ET for a free webinar, 5 Ways to Help Teachers Progress in Their Use of Technology. In 2016, she gave a TEDx talk on “ The Heart of Digital Citizenship ” at the ITU’s WSIS in Geneva.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

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.

How to Teach Social Media Safety

Ask a Tech Teacher

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?”

Stop Blaming Social Media

The Web20Classroom

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.

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

Heather Callihan’s @ hcallihan students help with their Facebook and Twitter using some technology tools. 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. What tools help us let kids have input into the school social media accounts?

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

Waterford

In today’s technology driven world, students are faced with issues our parents and grandparents never had to think about. 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 Let’s help them do great things with technology while avoiding the pitfalls.”. Digital Citizenship Resources.

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.

Using Social Media to Promote Student Voice

Class Tech Integrate

One of the most powerful things technology allows for our students, is the ability for student voice to be heard. 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. DISCLAIMER: Students are not legally allowed to have a social media account if they are under 13 years old.

Resource Roundup: Digital Citizenship Lessons & Tips

Waterford

In today’s technology driven world, students are faced with issues our parents and grandparents never had to think about. 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 Let’s help them do great things with technology while avoiding the pitfalls.”. Digital Citizenship Resources.

Moving from digital citizenship to digital leadership

eSchool News

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. Instead of focusing on the negative connotations around technology, I want to shine a light on how it can empower students and schools to be digital leaders.

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.

7 digital citizenship resources for educators and parents

eSchool News

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. Teenagers’ social media use has doubled in recent years , from 34 percent who reported using social media multiple times a day in 2012 to 70 percent reporting the same today. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning digital citizenship

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. 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.

Digital citizenship: a conceptual model for developing a K-12 curriculum

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Digital citizenship is essential for all people living in a digital economy. Since the economy shapes our lives and our communities, we cannot take part as active citizens in the important events around us without digital skills. I am not trying to demonize technology.

Developing SEL Competencies Through Technology

A Principal's Reflections

There are growing concerns about students' mental well-being as well as inter- and intra-personal skills, which have only been magnified by not only the pandemic but also advances in technology as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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. But we can’t blame the technology.

7 Tips for Using Social Media for Professional Development

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

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.

Is there enough diversity in your social media?

eSchool News

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.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. – PART 2: Digital Citizen. Digital Citizenship skills are a must for today’s modern society, but figuring out how and when to teach these skills to our students can be a challenge. Google has tons of free tools and training that will help us support the Digital Citizenship ISTE Standards and prepare our students for the future.

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. Its a destination, always fresh with reviews of apps, video, books and more as well as advice for teaching with technology and outstanding curriculum. 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.

Teaching digital citizenship to kids with learning and attention issues

eSchool News

It’s hard to overemphasize the importance of teaching our students how to use technology appropriately and responsibly. 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. When looking at media, directly explain any innuendo.

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. Ribble has written a book about the topic, called Digital Citizenship in Schools , and a new edition is available this fall.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

eSchool News

Every digital citizen should have these skills. To hear author Mike Ribble tell it, kids are entering school with some exposure to technology—meaning schools won’t be making a first impression. 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. Digital literacy: “Learners must be taught how to learn in a digital society,” Ribble writes.

Getting schooled in social media

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Joe Sanfelippo, superintendent of Fall Creek school district in Wisconsin, leads a social media campaign for his schools using the hashtag #gocrickets. This nonstop digital pep rally is about more than school spirit. Schools need to get better at telling the story of the good things happening in classrooms,” said Steven Anderson, a former teacher and instructional technology director who now consults with districts about venturing into social media.

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

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.