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.

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

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. Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips.

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

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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. What is digital leadershp?

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. Mike Daugherty on episode 245 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your 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.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Britt: In my classes, I’m using strictly a Blackboard LMS and I’m using Twitter, which I felt was a less onerous use of social media for classroom conversations. You have to prove to me that it’s worth using Facebook, or any social media, for that matter.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. Steve: Lucy’s our social media guru… Lucy: Yes there is. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

This fun, visual tool lets students explore 150 different science and social studies units for elementary and middle school learners. Social media is something students are going to explore on their own, no matter what. She’s author of the book Social LEADia.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

eSchool News

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.

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. What about social media ? Tap into those interests and use them as your springboard for raising an awareness of good digital citizenship.

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

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.

Why Teachers Should Be on Social Media

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I consider myself well-versed in social media. I've given most social media platforms a test run in my classroom and try to keep up-to-date on the latest trends, apps, and uses. Educators tend to meet most social media platforms with skepticism, and it's easy to see why. However, these stories project an unfair sense that all social media use in the classroom is nefarious. You’ll build digital citizens.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann: Well, I think that it’s really important to be clear that it’s far from the epidemic that we sometimes hear about in the news media. Ann: And usually it involves school, right, because most of kids’ waking hours and most of their social lives revolve around school.

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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.

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many children play social games, such as Roblox and Fortnite, and experience cyberbullying much more than we did in the past. The video lead to powerful sharing and discussions with my elementary students about trash talking and bullying online.

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 high school principal asked specifically that issues relating to social media be addressed.

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A few years ago a new family moved into our school community with a young elementary son named Daniel. Now, as a high school student he chooses to be different than his peers when it come to social media. This is a digital citizenship issue.

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. The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram).

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3 schools where tech is enhancing engagement

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Next page: Engagement at the high school and elementary school level. 21st Century Skills Digital Citizenship McClatchy Social Media engagementEducators share how tech is pushing engagement in novel ways.

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The Ethics of Technology

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Recently being recognized as a Common Sense Media Certified Digital Citizenship Educator and dealing with some realities of access to Google images for elementary students has caused me to reflect on the ethics of technology usage. Educators, all of us that use technology in the classroom, have a responsibility to teach digital citizenship. We must be proactive about preparing our students to influence the world positively with their digital footprint.

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

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From student-led social media to students calling parents with score reports and student-led conferencing, these three ideas can help empower students in your classroom. Just for one example, we have student-led social media accounts in our classroom.

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Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future

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Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future. With 95 percent of teenagers in possession of mobile devices, students are constantly sharing and searching through social media platforms. .

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.). Student novels.

Program Combatting Privacy and Tech Overuse Encourages Students to Take Control

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Dignity—it’s not a word often associated with social media and online interaction. Parents need to learn what privacy really means in the digital world. Reputational Harm and Digital Footprint. edWeb Blog digital literacy Social Media Technology

Infographics in Education with Eileen Lennon

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She had spoken to a bunch of the students in the city system and asked what would speak to them, what they would want as material to learn about digital citizenship. So I started with her, creating the social media guidelines for the New York City Department of Education.

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Do mobile devices stunt social-emotional skills?

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As more of our lives are consumed with digital technology — social media, texting and smartphones — is it any wonder that our children are growing up with electronic gadgets as companions? Every day he sees the impact on social development with his middle-schoolers.

The Internet Can Be a Force for Good. Here’s How.

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And of course, today’s kids still hear all these messages, too, but they live in a world that is so much more complicated than in years past because they’re so steeped in today’s digital landscape. What is digital citizenship? And at the time, digital citizenship was an add-on.

4 Steps towards digital wellness for students

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The media loves sensational tech stories. As Oxford professors put it , “The debate over digital technology and young people needs less shock and more substance”. What is digital wellness? Why we need digital wellness in schools.

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. Don Tapscott talks about customization of digital tools which leads to customization of learning environments. How does teaching about global citizenship happen?

Using the Tools Appropriately: Unpacking ISTE Standard #2

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ISTE Student Standard #2 Digital Citizen: Students recognize the rights, responsibilities, and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.

Student Online Safety: A Son (and Mom’s) Perspective

Gaggle Speaks

Our story as a mother-son digital citizenship team began long before we created our combined @CurranCentral account almost a year ago. We put these words into action and, as a mother/son team, we co-moderate Twitter chats on digital citizenship and student voice.

How to Build Your PLN

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The engine of a PLN is social media. refer to it in your social media. always answer questions and acknowledge comments that show up on your social media accounts. Keep your social media focused on those topics.

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