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.

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.

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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? So, go to advancementcourses.com/coolcat to learn more and use the coupon code COOL20. 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.

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

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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. Digital Citizenship This webinar is sponsored by NetRef and taught by Vicki Davis.

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. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

How to Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices

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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.

Coronavirus, Kobe Bryant and News Literacy with Darren Hudgins

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Learn more about his 20 plus years in education at about.me/darren_hudgins. 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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Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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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. This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards.

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

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episode 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.

4 fresh ideas for teaching digital citizenship sooner

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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.

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.

10 Fun Digital Citizenship Videos for K–5 Classrooms

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From an early age, it’s important for students to start learning healthy media habits. But working digital citizenship lessons into an already-packed daily schedule can be a challenge for most teachers. What was one thing you learned from the song?

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.

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. Developing a strong home-school relationship can promote student learning and engagement as well as ensure that everyone is on the same page. As educators, we know that having our students' families' involvement is essential.

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

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You’ll exchange Valentines and learn geography! From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dyane Smokorowski talks about Virtual Valentines, the Awesome Squiggles Project, and a fun trip with teachers to the San Diego Zoo this summer.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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She authored Toys to Tools: Connecting Student Cell Phones to Education (published by ISTE in 2008), Cell Phones in the Classroom: A Practical Guide for the K-12 Educator (published by ISTE in 2011), Help Your Child Learn With Their Cell Phone and Web 2.0

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? Life Schools Charter School’s digital citizenship initiative began when they started to notice that many students were posting on social media about their location and other personal details.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

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With respect to school change, he describes himself as a “catalyst for creative engagement and collaborative learning.” In 2013-2015 he taught 4th and 5th grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at Independence Elementary in Yukon Public Schools in Oklahoma.

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

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This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. Learn more at this link.

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. 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death.

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

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This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. Learn more at this link.

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.

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. I have so much to learn and I look forward to all the challenges and exciting moments ahead!

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Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

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To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. I think we need to remember that there’s a digital component now to leadership and citizenship. That starts with helping teachers feel safe to keep classrooms safe places for students to learn and collaborate.

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7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

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Learn about global Kahoots, how she tweets with her class and more global collaborative techniques in this show. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship.

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

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The Unified Classroom brings together the teacher’s grade book, learning management system, student information system, and assessment in one powerful platform with just one log in. Learn about the Unified Classroom. VICKI: Today we are thinking about digital leadership.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

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The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. What can we, as K-12 teachers, learn about it? What can we learn from this? We just need to do a better job of educating ourselves as teachers and educating our students on being good digital citizens.

Unthoughtful consumption

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We spent the last 200+ years (at least) pushing consumption models of learning on most of our students. We shouldn’t be surprised that most of our citizens have trouble determining the validity and reliability of digital and online information sources. The future of learning [VIDEO].

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. To reinforce the learning, we created a short game of Kahoot!

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.

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. Lesson one was all about digital citizenship.

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.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Learn about AR and VR.