Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship

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It is a kinesthetic experience that challenges students to develop empathy with the figures being depicted and even fosters conversations about digital citizenship. Citizenship. The post Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship appeared first on EdTechTeam.

“We shouldn’t assume people know what digital citizenship is.”

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“We shouldn’t assume people know what digital citizenship is.” Digital Citizenship is huge. To us, it often seems like everyone is well-versed in digital citizenship and everything it entails. Mr. Zuckerberg, tear down that digital wall.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

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The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. Digital citizenship is the answer. The discussion surrounding digital citizenship has been growing, but not everyone can agree on its definition. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

How to Become a Digital Citizenship Certified School

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Are you teaching stu dents to be safe, responsible, and respectful as they participate in the digital world? Are you engaging parents in helping their kids be good digital citizens? Follow us on Twitter @edWebnet to learn about upcoming webinars and special events!

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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Every digital citizen should have these skills. Whether they have a knowledge of how to use it appropriately is another question,” said Ribble, the author of Digital Citizenship in Schools and the chair of ISTE’s digital citizenship PLN.

Teaching digital citizenship to kids with learning and attention issues

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And what’s just as important is making sure we’re helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. – PART 2: Digital Citizen. If digital tools do not direct us toward an increase in learning, we need to rethink why we are using them. Part 2: Digital Citizenship.

Tech Tools for Digital Citizenship Teaching and Learning Webinar

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This month’s Teaching & Learning webinar was eye opening with new tools and projects related to teaching Digital Citizenship to students. You can view the 60 minute Youtube Live Event at [link] watch?v=_UqgqEFSWGw

It’s Not Digital Citizenship—It’s Just Citizenship, Period.

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Citizenship knows no boundaries. The civics lessons we teach our students outside of the digital arena apply to the online world and vice versa. As a classroom teacher and an instructional technologist, I struggled with how to find time in students’ already-busy schedules to incorporate digital citizenship, even though I knew it was important to teach. So I lost the digital. Host regular events. I hope you can begin to “lose the digital," too.

ISTE issues Digital Citizenship Week challenge

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The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) will leverage Digital Citizenship Week (Oct. 16-20) to raise awareness of the importance of teaching digital citizenship to students of all ages. Two digital citizenship Twitter chats on Oct.

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.

Is Your Digital Citizenship Program Up to Snuff?

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Digital Citizenship Week is officially celebrated every October — but it’s never too late for school leaders to review and reflect on how educators are addressing digital citizenship. And the digital citizenship landscape continues to change.

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.

5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

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Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Keep in mind that most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship alongside the other elements of teacher education. All stakeholders must have a clear understanding of both the “why” and the “how” of fully integrated digital citizenship.

Supercharge Student (and Teacher) Financial Literacy With #PowerofEcon Day on April 26

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Join the #PowerofEcon Events on April 26. Subtitle: Sponsored by Discovery Education and CME Group From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Managing money can be a challenge for many adults.

How to Empower Students With Timely Knowledge Using “The Week”

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The Week is a valuable current events resource with timely information that helps students build their knowledge of current events. Pick of the week’s cartoons – Open up a conversation on current events in a novel way from the best cartoons across a variety of news sources.

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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. Events – step-by-step processes including examples like photosynthesis or a sequence of events in a piece of literature.

March 12th Global Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship (DigitalCitizenship.com)

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We invite you to join us on Monday, March 12, 2018 , in Washington, DC , for the 2018 Global Symposium on Digital Citizenship. Select CoSN Member or Non-member, change the “0” next to the “Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship ONLY” to a “1”.

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

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And what's just as important is making sure we're helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. Kids may struggle to shift behavior according to different social norms, especially when things cross from the digital world to "real life."

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

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And what's just as important is making sure we're helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. How could issues with cognitive flexibility create challenges for students as you work on digital citizenship?

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

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And what's just as important is making sure we're helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. How could issues with cognitive flexibility create challenges for students as you work on digital citizenship?

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.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

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Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

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It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. The accounts and organizations promoting these events depicted themselves as Americans. Fictitious Events, Real People Showing Up. System Overview of Cyber-Technology in a Digitally Connected Global Society.

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

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You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Heather: Well, Vicki, I have a passion for digital citizenship and student voice integrated in there. They’re at the athletic events.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

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virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. Updates Partner Spotlight Partner Announcements Calendar of Events Deadlines Highlighted Recordings NMC Navigator Top Ten Conversations Updates Keynote Confirmations Coming In.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

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Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

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Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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Lucy’s got the gift both with the keynote presenters and sort of the “feel” of the global event. We think that technology helps that happen, and that’s what our event does. We use that year-round for this event and the other events that we run at globaledevents.com.

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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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 Passport. Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen. Applied Digital Skills.

Webinar Spotlight: What's in Your Digital Citizenship Survival Kit?

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Looking for a new hook to start conversations about digital citizenship with your students? In this month's Digital Citizenship community webinar on edWeb, "What's in Your Digital Citizenship Survival Kit?," Craig's digital citizenship survival kit is filled with inexpensive household items that can serve as metaphors for key aspects of digital citizenship. 38:10 -- “How valuable is your presence or digital tattoo?

The Evolution of Civic Engagement

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Since one of the historical roles of public education is to prepare students for their role in our democratic society, a shift in civic engagement invariably means a shift in how we prepare students for modern citizenship. Upcoming Event: EdTechTeacher Summer Workshops.

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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You might already use Voki to enhance reading and writing, showcase student work, and review historical events. is an excellent digital storytelling tool that uses the vehicle of comics to create visual stories. be aware of your digital footprint.