10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship

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Penny Rayhill on episode 502 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Tech Coach Penny Rayhill shares ten tips for awesome digital citizenship. Listen to Penny Rayhill share her 10 Tips for Awesome Digital Citizenship Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. Penny Rayhill – Bio As Submitted Penny Rayhill is a Technology Coach at Pinch Elementary School in Elkview, WV.

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.

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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? Free Digital Citizenship Webinar Recording] 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Developing a Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Effective Digital Citizenship Education. What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship.

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. Mike Ribble – Bio As Submitted Dr. Mike Ribble has been writing, speaking and creating information related to digital citizenship for 15 years.

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?”.

[Free Digital Citizenship Webinar] The 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

On Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for a free webinar on the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Digital citizenship is a range of behaviors our students must learn. However, it isn’t content that can be “delivered” -- it works best when “lived” out through age-appropriate digital experiences and guidance by wise digitally literate adults. Digital Citizenship This webinar is sponsored by NetRef and taught by Vicki Davis.

How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter First-grade teacher Danielle Moore has worked with early elementary and kindergarten students as she helps them amplify their voice. Listen to Danielle talk about how to encourage kindergarten and elementary voices Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

4 fresh ideas for teaching digital citizenship sooner

eSchool News

So why do digital citizenship courses focus on middle school and above? In a digital learning environment, how can educators ensure that students are being safe while they are online? Throughout my career, I’ve taught the use of technology to elementary students. While at my former school district, I worked with colleagues to create a comprehensive Internet Safety Unit with a specific focus on digital citizenship.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

eSchool News

How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, instructional technology manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene, and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More

EdTech Magazine

The Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Digital Literacy, Cyber Hygiene and More. Like good hygiene, good digital citizenship is a set of responsibilities all internet users should practice. We’re seeing a tipping point where schools are realizing that in order to have a successful technology integration, they have to have digital citizenship lessons alongside it,” says Kelly Mendoza, senior director of education programs at Common Sense Education.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, Instructional Technology Manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

Sending Digital Citizenship Home

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And when it comes to something as important as digital citizenship, knowing that our students' families are clued in can have a huge impact on learning-outcome retention and awareness. In looking to help educators promote that home-school connection, we are excited to announce our newest resource, which you can add to your home-school toolbox around digital citizenship. As educators, we know that having our students' families' involvement is essential.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The connection between E-rate and digital citizenship may not seem obvious at first. E-rate is complicated.

Coronavirus, Kobe Bryant and News Literacy with Darren Hudgins

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All Subjects College (aged 18+) Digital Citizenship Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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10 Fun Digital Citizenship Videos for K–5 Classrooms

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More and more, digital citizenship skills like balancing screen time with other activities, being kind to others online, and knowing what’s OK and not OK to share online are essential at the elementary school level. But working digital citizenship lessons into an already-packed daily schedule can be a challenge for most teachers. We the Digital Citizens. Discussion Questions: What was one thing you learned from the Digital Citizens?

50 Fun Virtual Activities for Elementary School Students

Waterford

Try this free Math Mystery activity , which can be a fun virtual way to practice elementary-level skills. If you teach your elementary students music, consider putting on a production of a Zoom play for young students.

Determining “Just Right” Digital Citizenship Lessons for Kids

Gaggle Speaks

Before I became an instructional technology facilitator, I was an early elementary school teacher. As I now try to teach parents and teachers how to gauge the appropriateness of digital citizenship lessons for kids, I use a technique modeled after choosing “just right” books. Tap into those interests and use them as your springboard for raising an awareness of good digital citizenship. Such is the case with digital citizenship.

3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

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He is also passionate about empowering students and creating opportunities for them to grow as digital and global citizens. Michael Drezek shares about Our Global Classroom and other ways we can collaborate (for free!)

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

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.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce 10 more 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 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4 ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com/ ). 10 Digital Citizenship Resource: the Web in the Classroom… Part 3.

The Warning: My Thoughts on What We Can Learn from “Momo”

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Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Monday Motivation Parents Society and Ethics Students Teachersepisode 451 of the 10-Minute Teacher The Momo scam/hoax/threat has inspired some thoughts about what we should learn so we can prevent such a time-wasting but hurtful thing from spreading again in the future.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies. Administrators All Subjects Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Tools

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

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Not long ago, the term "digital citizenship" connoted cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and security. Much like the term has continued to evolve, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LA Unified) efforts, known as #DigCitLA , have expanded with the growth of digital citizenship awareness. Digital citizenship can effectively become part of the curriculum when teachers are comfortable in weaving it through their instructional practices.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects. Starting from a template that you’ve designed to guide your students through the project, they can collaborate or work together to explore, learn, brainstorm, and create.

Virtual Valentines and 2 Other Cool, Easy Collaborative Ideas for Teachers

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All Subjects Art and Music Teachers Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration Get Connected (PLN Building) History and Social Sciences Teachers Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Lesson Plans Maker Movement Project Based Learning Social Emotional Learning Society and Ethics Students Teachers Web Tools

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

So as we’re responsible adults, raising children in a digital age — particularly with things like the dark web out there, from my perspective there are just a lot of things that kids are not ready for yet. 5 Idea Friday All Grades Chromebooks Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

Waterford

Some, like social-emotional learning and digital citizenship, have long been important—and they may require even more focus this year. Digital Citizenship. For elementary students, options for experiential learning may be limited.

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Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. We've had great results with our Digital Citizenship Academies for teachers but found that working with educators alone wasn't enough to help our students' families grasp these relatively new and critical concepts. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Ways to Build Media Literacy in Your Students, and Why You Should

Waterford

The good news is that information is easier to come by than ever before—many students, even at an elementary age, have access to smartphones, the Internet, and a pervasive, never-ending flow of social media. This project is suitable for elementary through high school students.

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

The CoolCatTeacher

Safe experiences with monitoring and support can help children understand digital safety. In today’s show, Wanda Terral talks about how to help kids understand digital safety. Free Digital Citizenship Webinar: Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship sponsored by NetRef AND get a free pilot of NetRef’s internet management and monitoring solution.

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

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Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Episode 124: Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. VICKI: Today we are thinking about digital leadership. No, not as educators necessarily, but really helping our kids move from digital citizenship to digital leadership, with the author of the book Social LEADia. What is digital leadershp?

How to Talk to Your Students About the Deep Fake

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I am teaching technology education for the first time this year after five years of teaching in elementary classrooms. Teacher Chelsey Greer shares her technique From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Videos can be faked just like pictures can be faked.

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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. The district-wide focus on digital citizenship has had a direct impact on the school culture.