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.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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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?”.

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7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any 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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

Coronavirus, Kobe Bryant and News Literacy with Darren Hudgins

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If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. 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. Darren Hudgins talks about how to help kids sort through viral news stories From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As the Coronavirus spreads, so does the news about it. Some stories are accurate. Some stories are not.

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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. Some parts let you attach Google Docs and other tools, so the tight integration with Google actually adds project management on top of the collaborative tools that we’re already using. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

3 Free Ways Teachers and Students Can Collaborate Globally

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If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. He is also passionate about empowering students and creating opportunities for them to grow as digital and global citizens. Michael is a Google Certified Innovator, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, and former NYSCATE Teacher of the Year. 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

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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.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

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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. Mike Daugherty is a husband, father, author, technology director, Google Innovator, and possible Starbucks addict. 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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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.

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

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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.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

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Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. This handy free Google Docs add-on tracks things like: time spent writing, spelling-grammar-and punctuation error rates and pulls it into a clear graphical view in your teacher dashboard.

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How to Talk to Your Students About the Deep Fake

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If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. I am teaching technology education for the first time this year after five years of teaching in elementary classrooms. Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Financial Literacy and Life Skills Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Students Teachers

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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. The lesson plans come with Google Slides you can edit, objectives, and reflective activities and handouts. Cool School Game – For elementary students.

Creating an Elementary Tech Team

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For a couple of years I've been trying to figure out a way to have an elementary tech team.I Our elementary school is piloting the idea of elective Friday's for fourth and fifth grade students. I had created a Google classroom for this TechTeam (I told them part one of being on the TechTeam was being my guinea pig to try new things out. Lesson one was all about digital citizenship. Maybe they want to write a song on digital citizenship?

Teach Them Kindness

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Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker. Here’s a post and template on how to make an advent calendar with Google Docs and ThingLink. Digital storytelling , by shellyterrell. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar!

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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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. She also has worked at the University of Chicago’s Urban Education Institute and the Center for Elementary Mathematics and Science Education.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. They support single sign-on with Google and Clever. Google Cardboard costs like, what — $12 – and every kid has a smartphone. Dr. Ray is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Education and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University.

Teach Them Kindness

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Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker. Here’s a post and template on how to make an advent calendar with Google Docs and ThingLink. Digital storytelling , by shellyterrell. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar!

Elementary Students Tweeting

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I was so inspired by Alice Keeler’s recent post, Class Twitter Account: How Your Students Can Tweet , that I decided to take her idea and generate a Google Form for our soon-to-be-instituted elementary school student tech team to allow them to quickly submit tweets for consideration by our new Twitter feed. I decided to make a Google Sites page containing the embedded Google Form as well as a Twitter widget of the feed.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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We just need to do a better job of educating ourselves as teachers and educating our students on being good digital citizens. What happens is they come in, they log into their Google accounts, they’re on YouTube, and they’re getting more and more extreme things. His tagline on Twitter is that he is one of the world’s oldest digital natives! College (aged 18+) Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Social Media Society and Ethics

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

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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. apps best tech elementary edtech grade level technology integration web based

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

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Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. Through playing this digital, “choose your own adventure” game, students explore topics like: cyberbullying & “digital drama,” self-image & identity, internet safety & privacy, creative credit & copyright, as well as relationships & communication. Google & Web Tools in the Student-Centered Classroom. Digital Portfolios.

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10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning

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The post 10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Many teachers are jumping on board with Google Classroom right now, sink or swim! So in this post, I am going to give you 10 Google Classroom tips for remote learning. During this unprecedented time of school closures, Google Classroom has become a go-to platform to communicate and distribute remote learning assignments. What is Google Classroom?

Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

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Be Internet Awesome helps teach students the basics of digital citizenship and safety online. This outstanding collection from Google includes: Interland , an online adventure that puts digital safety lessons into hands-on practice with four games; the Be Internet Awesome Curriculum , that will help you teach online safety; the Be Internet Awesome Pledge , to help connect parents and encourage continuity between home and school.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

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If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. In 2013-2015 he taught 4th and 5th grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Independence Elementary in Yukon Public Schools in Oklahoma. He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning. He leads 3 day iPad Media Camps, STEM camps for teachers and students, and digital oral history workshops with Storychasers.

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We Landed on the Moon July 20 1969

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Here are some you’ll like: Apollo 11: Countdown to Launch via Google Earth. Google Moon –see the Moon in 3D with your Google Earth app. Moon Phase Simulation Viewed from Earth and Space (interactive, elementary and middle school)—and associated Lesson Plan. Observing the Moon in the Sky (interactive, elementary). Moonrise to Moonset (media gallery, elementary). On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong was the first man to place foot on the moon.

Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

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Vicki: So it’s a Google Doc, and they can make a copy of the doc, review it read only, right? Then I actually have Google Classroom, which is where I put it so it’s a little bit easier for them to access. Vicki: So when they do these activities, are they turning them back in, in Google Classroom? Once they finish it, there’s another Google Doc that they’ll go to, to type their responses.

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The Process of Self-Publishing Using Kindle Direct Publishing

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Lady Lightning Fingers with some students that actually graduated high school this year For many years when I was an elementary technology teacher, my alter-ego "Lady Lightning Fingers" would show up to challenge students in their timed typing tests. Every year I still go into the elementary classrooms and do lessons on the 9 elements of digital citizenship with concepts based on grade level appropriateness. I imported them into Google Drive.

A Novel Idea For Student Writing

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There are workbooks available for purchase for high school, middle school, and both upper and lower elementary school, but teachers may also download the workbooks for free.). Within our classroom, we build our writing community by sharing our Google docs with trusted classmates (and some outside of our class) to get feedback without disrupting the quiet writing time. Student novels.

It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047

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The post It’s Not About Google (Part 4) – SULS047 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Even when we love technology and Google tools, we have to remember that it’s NOT about Google. In this 4-part podcast series on Dynamic Learning with Google, Kasey shares all her favorite lesson ideas! BONUS : Get the Dynamic Learning with Google Toolkit to help you find the best tool to support Dynamic Learning in your classroom.

10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning

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The post 10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Many teachers are jumping on board with Google Classroom right now, sink or swim! So in this post, I am going to give you 10 Google Classroom tips for remote learning. During this unprecedented time of school closures, Google Classroom has become a go-to platform to communicate and distribute remote learning assignments. What is Google Classroom?