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.

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? How can we simply help them understand using examples and research (because we know lecture doesn’t work so well on this topic.) Free Digital Citizenship Webinar Recording] 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Developing a Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Effective Digital Citizenship Education.

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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.

Determining “Just Right” Digital Citizenship Lessons for Kids

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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.

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.

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. As you can see in the example below, they were brainstorming about names for their podcast. Events – step-by-step processes including examples like photosynthesis or a sequence of events in a piece of literature. For example, some parts work like Wikispaces used to, but not quite.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

So, for example, I know that 20% of the time, they’re surfing and on social media, while 10% of the time they’re actually playing online games. 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.

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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. For example, attendance at these events has been mixed.

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.

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?

10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

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Some, like social-emotional learning and digital citizenship, have long been important—and they may require even more focus this year. For example, adding art assignments to science and math lessons can help low-achieving students understand STEM subjects better. Digital Citizenship. For students, digital citizenship is defined as the ability to use technology and the Internet both effectively and appropriately.

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Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

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The video lead to powerful sharing and discussions with my elementary students about trash talking and bullying online. Common Sense Curriculum – The Digital Citizenship lesson plans and resources by Common Sense are full of engaging ways to get students to reflect on the choices they make online. For example, my students used the Power of Words handout to give advice to someone being bullied in a game. Cool School Game – For elementary students.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

I think we need to remember that there’s a digital component now to leadership and citizenship. I think we see examples sometimes of parents who are bullying, themselves. A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ experience researching, writing and speaking about young digital media users, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety and currently serves on the Trust & Safety advisory boards of Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat.

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship. At the beginning, I do a lot of work on digital citizenship — that we behave on social media the way we do in real life. So this year, for example, I didn’t plan a school project, but we were doing a shared story on Ryan Hreljac. Vicki Davis : So teachers, Vicki is an example of someone I call a “teacherpreneur.”

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.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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You’ve given us one example of things that happen. You can take them and travel digitally to other places. Currently an education consultant advising a variety of organizations, Lucy Gray previously taught elementary grade levels in Chicago Public Schools and middle school computer science at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

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. Co-developing an anchor chart with the teacher highlighting digital expectations, e.g., citing online resources, not surfing the internet in class.

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. This is a student-driven digital portfolio. Students exercise digital citizenship within a secure classroom blogging space. See Saw (free version) works on multiple platforms [link] Student-driven digital portfolio used in math to journal their math resources. For example, they can take pictures of the homework board in the classroom.

Tech Helpful - Untitled Article

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Digital Citizenship Toolbox Yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk with third graders about digital citizenship. I love talking about digital citizenship with elementary students because it is such an easy age to influence them to be good digital citizens. This year I changed by “Digital Citizenship Toolbox” to have items that compliment the 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship.

My 3 Student Expectations This Year For My Digital Heroes and a Free Handout!

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I love this idea, because I teach 440 elementary students and in charge of the technology curriculum for 640. Digital Heroes PledgeI I created this Digital Heroes Pledge Handout for you to copy/edit as you like to whatever subject you teach (Math/Science/History/English/5th Grade) Heroes Pledge. Challenge: Narrow down your expectations/rules so students remember them and find examples of how they personally can meet these expectations.

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A few years ago a new family moved into our school community with a young elementary son named Daniel. This is a digital citizenship issue. It is an example of a time when technology is beneficial, productive, and worthy of my time. balance digital citizenship guest blog human flourishing moments social media student eyes timeI noticed immediately he was wise beyond his years.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

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But going for this digital task board or the hyperdoc task board has just created a lot of excitement in the class. As an example, I’m doing early settlers this week as one of our units for social studies. Vicki: As I’m looking at it, you’ve got flipgrid, you’ve got it easy to have conversations using digital tools. I mean, I have digital citizenship hyperdocs, and people just snag them and make a copy and tweak it and make it their own.

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Kayla Delzer: 3 Ways to Promote Student Leadership in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Kayla Delzer motivates us to relinquish control and empower students with three powerful examples. Just for one example, we have student-led social media accounts in our classroom. The whole reason behind having these accounts is of course to share our story with the world, but more importantly to teach my students about how to appropriately behave on social media and how to use digital citizenship early on, before they actually have those accounts at home with their families.

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Kyle Pearce: How to Make Math Visual

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Vicki: So give me an example of how you’ve made math visual. So for example, if I’m counting donuts in a box, it’s great to have a context. So I’ve learned a ton, getting to spend all kinds of time in elementary as well as secondary.

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Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future

EdTech Magazine

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future. Because students are inevitably exposed to the online world, it is important that adults teach them how to be responsible digital citizens — to protect both themselves and their peers. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out these top three elements of digital citizenship. MORE FROM EDTECH: Read more about how K–12 schools can design a digital citizenship curriculum.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Example of Tip #1 Use Minecraft to Scaffold Story Writing. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum ([link] K-8 keyboard curriculum ([link] K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum ([link] She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine reviewer, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB.

Flattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds With @CoolCatTeacher & @JulieLindsay

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Tapscott was writing Grown Up Digital and also contacted them and helped spread the word with what they were doing. For example, Vicki asks her admins to evaluate her students'' portfolios instead of just coming to observe her for thirty minutes a few times a year. Don Tapscott talks about customization of digital tools which leads to customization of learning environments. Teacher needs an essential understanding of what the tools are about and digital citizenship issues.

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums

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Resources : Here are examples of effective blogging rules and guidelines. High School and Middle School examples: Biology in Action The Ripple Effect Mr. M''s History Blog Mr. Pfluger''s Blog Brilliant Muskie Blog Scattergood Biology Elementary School examples: Mr. Salsich''s Class Mrs. Lynch''s Classroom Blog 2KM and 2KJ @ Leopold Primary School The Skinny Mr. Baldock''s Class Blog Mr. Mundorf''s Class General Procedure : 1) Which of the resources are our favorites?

End of Year Activities

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If you’re looking for meaningful lessons to wrap up your school year, here are my top picks: Digital Passport. Applied Digital Skills. Digital Citizenship review. If for example, you’re a math teacher, you may refer students struggling to grasp the Pythagorean Theorem to view Khan Academy videos so that they can catch up with the rest of the class.

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

Waterford

Many educators aren’t motivated to use digital resources in class, often because they’re unsure how to use them effectively or are unaware of the benefits.[1] Even with the latest and best digital technology, classrooms will not benefit unless the students and faculty understand how to use it.[15] 4] Technology is best used to augment non-digital lessons rather than the other way around. Benefits of Using Tech and Digital Media in Education. Stronger digital literacy.

Music, Academics, and Keyboarding–Transferrable Skills

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For example, as we stretch our fingers to play an octave, from “middle C” up or down to the next C, we count both C keys and the six in between. Words that sound the same might change spelling in context; for example, “to, too, or too” and “their, there or they’re.”

ORIGO Education Partners with Lakeshore

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Read on: ORIGO Education , a leading provider of mathematic curriculum programs for Pre-K–6 grades, and Lakeshore Learning Materials , a nationwide supplier of educational resources, announce their partnership to offer classroom resources for elementary mathematics teachers. For example, Kinetic Sensory Sand, developed by Lakeshore, and colorful teddy bear counters are two of 19 items found in the Pre-K classroom kit.

Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!

Shake Up Learning

This book is loaded with practical, use-tomorrow lesson ideas, learning activities powered by G Suite, and proven strategies that will not only help transform elementary classrooms but also open your mind to what’s possible in K-12 education. You will learn how to get everything set up in your classroom for success, including the dreaded login process, device handling, digital citizenship, and workflow. The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!