What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ writing and speaking about youth and digital media, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety, including the Obama administration’s 2009 Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which she co-chaired. She serves on the Trust & Safety advisory boards of Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Yubo. In 2016, she gave a TEDx talk on “ The Heart of Digital Citizenship ” at the ITU’s WSIS in Geneva.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Copyrights and Digital Law. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Facebook, YouTube, Texting: Rules of the Road for Kids. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints. Digital Life 101.

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What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship

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It was on Facebook where she found an account dedicated to guessing why Jivani—whose hair had fallen out by age 12 due to an autoimmune disease—wore a wig to school. But it was also on Facebook where in 2011 Jivani, then in ninth grade, posted a video of her removing the wig.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom. Frankly, it isn't only our students that need to work on Digital Citizenship skills, but many adults as well. Unfortunately, this also leads to negativity, hurtful comments, and unsolicited opinions to be spewed over Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and so on. Teachers must give some opportunities for students to post and make comments in the digital space.

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. ISTE challenges students, educators and parents to take time each day during Digital Citizenship Week to explore what it means to be good citizens in a digital world. The need to teach digital citizenship skills has never been greater.

Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship

EdTechTeam

It is a kinesthetic experience that challenges students to develop empathy with the figures being depicted and even fosters conversations about digital citizenship. Citizenship. You can follow her on Twitter @MsJWhiting and join the Mediated Messages Facebook group to learn and share best practices teaching with social media. The post Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship appeared first on EdTechTeam.

Digital Citizenship Alert: Do NOT Click Between the Parentheses

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Do Not Encourage Bad Habits I was on Facebook today and saw multiple people sharing “Touch the sentence inside the parentheses.” The post Digital Citizenship Alert: Do NOT Click Between the Parentheses appeared first on Teacher Tech. ” If that statement doesnt send blood cuddling chills down your spine this blog post is for you. All the time I sit down at someone computer to help them with something only to realize […].

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom. Frankly, it isn't only our students that need to work on Digital Citizenship skills, but many adults as well. Unfortunately, this also leads to negativity, hurtful comments, and unsolicited opinions to be spewed over Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and so on. Teachers must give some opportunities for students to post and make comments in the digital space.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

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As educators, we spend a great deal of time trying to figure out the best way to prepare our students for the challenges they will face, both in the real and the digital worlds. For many of us, we have embraced the concepts of digital citizenship, trying to help our communities navigate the difference between behaviors and actions online and in real life. appropriate authentic content digital citizenship modeling MOMO challenge sharing social media viral messaging

Facebook Joins the Digital Literacy Game

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Here’s an interesting development: Facebook wants to teach your students digital citizenship and literacy. Facebook has actually created lessons meant to be used in classrooms and homes, as Facebook says, “to develop skills needed to navigate the digital world, critically consume information […]. The post Facebook Joins the Digital Literacy Game appeared first on OnCUE. Learn Digital Citizenship

6 Ways Teacher-authors Protect Their Online Privacy

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we have a access to our income streams on our digital devices. Lots of movies and novel spotlight this invasion of privacy because it has been normalized in the digital world. And, if your digital device of choice is a laptop, when you finish, close it.

The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Professor Britt Watwood has moved his college classes off Facebook. The Facebook Scandal: What Can We Learn as Educators. Vicki: The Facebook scandal with Cambridge Analytica and more. So, first of all, Britt, how would you explain, in simple terms, what happened on Facebook and why so many people are wanting to #deletefacebook? What happened on Facebook? Let me first say I am not a Facebook expert or a privacy expert.

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

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With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

Internet Safety Month–Rules to Live By

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Even if you close up your Facebook account or take down your blog or website, someone can still find your stuff and use it. Underage girls pose provocatively and post the images to their Facebooks, boys talk about who they hooked up with at a party. Facebook isn’t life.

Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.

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how kids act in games offers a glimpse of how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well. Students’ digital lives are increasingly becoming indistinguishable from their offline lives, and those two realms are deeply intertwined now,” says Tanner Higgin, a director at nonprofit Common Sense’s education division. And how kids act in games can offer a glimpse into how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well.

National Bullying Prevention Month–October

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Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics.

Digital citizenship lessons aren’t going to crack filter bubbles and echo chambers

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An interesting solution to the ‘friending students on Facebook’ dilemma? C Thi Nguyen said: Jamieson and Cappella’s book is the first empirical study into how echo chambers function. In their analysis, echo chambers work by systematically alienating their members from all outside epistemic sources. Their research centres on Rush Limbaugh, a wildly successful conservative firebrand in the United States, along with Fox News and related media.

Digital Citizenship: Sign Out of Chrome

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Perhaps you’ve seen a wayward Facebook post saying how awesome the spouse is; clearly the actual account holder forgot to log out of their Facebook. Students, in particular, are using school computers where it is important to remember to sign out of accounts. Teaching students to log out of their accounts is an important part of […]. Chrome Google Intermediate Keyboard Shortcuts google keytips

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

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How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. Learning how to behave online responsibly and safely—a concept known as digital citizenship—requires access to social media tools in schools, they note. Darren Ellwein, a principal at Harrisburg South Middle School in South Dakota, says that since his district opened channels such as Facebook and YouTube, the sites have become vital learning sources for their students. “We

11 Things I Think I know About Digital Citizenship

The Playground Advocate

As far as I can tell, one of the big missing pieces in technology integration in the classroom is related to teaching digital citizenship. Of course the problem with this is that without a healthy conversation about digital citizenship, schools are leaving the door open for all kinds of struggles and embarrassing moments. Of course, back then, I was just teaching citizenship. Somehow because an online life involves technology, we balk at the citizenship talk.

World Password Day — It’s Today!

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That’s more than anyone can keep track of and why it’s popular to link logins to social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter being the most common) or Google accounts. Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords.

Great Digital Citizenship Activity for Teens to #SayThanks this Thanksgiving

The Innovative Educator

Facebook brings us their "Say Thank you" video tool. Students can let Facebook auto generate the video, or they can put some thought into selecting meaningful pictures and posts to customize the video. This is a great activity because it opens up the conversation about digital citizenship. saythanks Facebook in education Looking for a terrific Thanksgiving week activity that teens will love?

Understanding, Teaching, and Reaching Digital Native Students—and Digital Native Caregivers

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Many of them grew up immersed in a digital world. They are the digital natives. The earliest digital natives are now sending their own children to school. The great news is that digital natives want to learn. What Does it Mean for a Student to be a Digital Native?

Internet Safety Month?Rules to Live By

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Even if you close up your Facebook account or take down your blog or website, someone can still find your stuff and use it. Underage girls pose provocatively and post the images to their Facebooks, boys talk about who they hooked up with at a party. Facebook isn’t life.

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.

Digital Temporary Tattoo

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As the world changes and each individual’s digital footprint gets bigger and deeper, society is going to have to change and adapt. The post Digital Temporary Tattoo appeared first on OnCUE. Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship digital citizenship facebook instagram twitterNo longer will the foolishness of youth be washed away by the waves of time.

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. Blog: [link] Twitter @m_drez Instagram @mdrez07 Facebook: [link] LinkedIn: [link] Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored podcast episode.”

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Facebook pushes digital literacy with new lesson library for teachers

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In the wake of an international scandal over Facebook’s opaque data practices and allegations that interest groups and foreign nations have exploited the platform to influence elections, the social-media giant has decided to enter the digital literacy education space. Uncategorized digital citizenship digital literacy Facebook

World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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That’s more than anyone can keep track of and why it’s popular to link logins to social media accounts (Facebook and Twitter being the most common) or Google accounts. Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. More on digital safety.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Cyberbullying occurs on not just social media like Twitter, Facebook, and topical forums, but multiplayer games and school discussion boards. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. This is an educational digital storybook that dives into the dangers of cyberbullying and how friends can step up and stop it. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics. 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. The illegitimate, fictional organizations and profiles creating this content were never outed or recognized as such by anyone, neither Facebook who let them spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on the ads nor the people who reshared their content and never stopped to ask whose content they were sharing figured out these were false. These aren’t regular Facebook and Instagram ads.

Your Facebook Privacy is YOUR Responsibility, Not Your Friends'.

EdTechSandyK

Unfortunately, we can not change this setting by ourselves because Facebook has configured it this way. Scroll below for some links that will tell you more about your Facebook privacy.) Don''t you want your Facebook friends to see these things? IF the instructions were accurate (they aren''t; see previous bullet point), in order to work, they would depend on ALL of your Facebook friends reading them (how many of your friends log in only occasionally or not at all?)

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

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Image Source It is our professional opinion that you get your child off Facebook. From Pinecrest Preparatory Middle-High Administration Letter to Parents , February 22, 2012 When I first read and watched a news story about this Florida charter school''s letter to parents encouraging them to get their kids off of Facebook because of the problems social media activities were causing during the school day, it got me thinking. Facebook and social media are not going away.

7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. As soon as students start using digital devices to record and share their thoughts, they need to be able to type without losing their chain of thought. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.