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.

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. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. Digital presence.

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Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship


It is a kinesthetic experience that challenges students to develop empathy with the figures being depicted and even fosters conversations about digital citizenship. Citizenship. She is a Google Certified Innovator and co-author of News Literacy: the Keys to Combatting Fake News.

Students as Digital Leaders: A Digital Citizenship Lesson

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This year, I wanted to spend some time as we passed out new computers to lead students in a reflection on digital leadership. We started with the question: “What is a digital leader?” When I finished the stories, I once again asked about digital leadership.

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. Digital Education Revolution.

Social Media in the Library: 4 Top Ways to Promote Digital Literacy


Two principles inform why I engage with my students around social media: Digital literacy doesn’t just naturally develop any more than print literacy does, and. And I have discovered that to effectively accomplish these goals, I must co-exist as digital neighbors with my students, inhabiting and interacting in shared social media spaces. Our travel, relationships, communication, shopping and free time are all mediated by digital content.

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.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

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We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. Or by the media specialist during library time? Sure, many schools find integrating digital citizenship as a stand-alone program within those classes works well and allows for clear and measurable implementation school-wide. However, digital citizenship skills don't have to be presented as targeted lessons.

Digital Literacy–What is it?

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Digital literacy’ is one of those buzz words floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students. ‘Literacy’ is simple: the ability to read and write– so ‘digital literacy’ should be achieving those goals digitally.

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You can take them and travel digitally to other places. Lucy also has received the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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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.

Dear Otto: How do I create a classroom library checkout system?

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I got this question from a colleague: I am looking for an app that classroom teachers can use to scan a classroom library and allow teachers to check books out with students. More on classroom management: 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom.

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CIPA requires schools and libraries to install measures to protect children from obscene or harmful content in exchange for discounts offered by the E-rate program. In order to impart this knowledge to their students, teachers also had to go through digital literacy training.

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship.

The Easy Way to Teach Internet Skills

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is an excellent digital storytelling tool that uses the vehicle of comics to create visual stories. Take the mystery out of copyrights – by the Library of Congress. be aware of your digital footprint. This is why teaching the nuances of digital search is critical.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

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This includes typical LMS (Learning Management Systems) functions like homework, classwork, schedules, quizzes, resources, and gradebooks so stakeholders–teachers and students–can access them from any location and any digital device. Google Apps within Moodle.

Google Hangouts–Are You Using Them Yet?

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She broadcast the class on her iPad with her Google Hangouts (GHO) app, sent me an invite, and that’s it. With Google Hangouts, you meet face-to-face with people around the world, share screens, collaborate on documents, even watch videos. Weekend Website 123: Google Gravity.

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Impero Software Announces New Version of Impero Education Pro at ISTE 2018


The software has been updated to include a new mental health keyword library, google authentication, and improved scalability to support larger school districts, among other features. Digital Citizenship News Ed Tech Ticker Security

The Problem With Expecting Student Access


Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. Other classrooms provide instruction through Google Apps for Education. There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom.

Teaching Digital Literacy: Resources to Help Students Validate Online Information

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Digital Literacy is a term that is growing ever more popular among those teaching our 21st Century Learners. Also known as Information Literacy, Digital Literacy is an important component of what is known as Digital Citizenship.

30 Great Research Websites for Kids

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Digital Vaults –research a topic, curate resources. Internet Library. Internet Public Library (IPL). Let me Google that for you –all those questions people ask, they could have answered themselves? Library Spot.

Idioms, Not Idiots, for Promoting Speaking Skills

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We tried a few different techniques (go through Google Drive and Edmodo''s library), but none seemed to work. assignments BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass flipping speaking

On immersive technologies and the library: a visit with author Jamie Donally


Jaime and I began our conversation by discussing some vocabulary introduced in the book: AR (augmented reality): an enhanced version of reality by the use of technology to overlay digital information on an image of soemthing being viewed through a device. Imagine the possibilities.

Lesson Plan for Teaching Kids to Spot Fake News

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Both Facebook and Google have made attempts to tackle fake news. Google has also expanded its fact-check tools to spot and flag fake news. International Federation of Library Associations: Infographic on Spotting Fake News: Next, I ask them to create a Fake News Story for me.

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

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Sharing Created Gamis While not having to worry about log in information is a plus and sharing is easy, there is not currently a way to see a library of the Gamis one makes when in the app. Teachers could have students turn in their Gami by submitting the URL on a class Google form or turning the URL in via an assignment on Edmodo. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog.

What is Actively Learn and Why Should I Try it?

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It provides reading resources either uploaded by the teacher or selected from the platform’s library of thousands of fiction and nonfiction books (some free; some through Prime plans), Common Core-aligned lesson plans, videos, or simulations. in the library as a research tool .

The Journey to Google Certification Level 1


One topic in particular that piqued my interest was that an upcoming EdTechTeam Google Certified Level 1 Boot Camp was going to be held in Orosi. I set out to apply more Google Apps into my classroom lessons. Docs, Slides, Draw & Classroom are just the tip of the Google iceberg!

Let’s get it started in here!


Andy Plemmons shared a bounty of ideas for setting the right message in his Expect the Miraculous post, The Power of First Lines: Another New Library Orientation. School is back in session in Georgia, and I’m once again reorganizing what happens in the first visit to the library.

Teaching Online During COVID-19

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When you have internet access, download work from Google Classroom to work offline. Have a frequent virtual meeting via Google Hangouts Meet, Zoom, or an option through your LMS. Online or via Google Voice. Google’s Be Internet Awesome –abbreviated course.

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Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

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Two Week Calendar Wednesday, March 25th at 4pm Common Sense Media Webinar: Chat and Digital Citizenship , Join us live as we review the newest Remind feature, Chat, and strategies to implement it in your classroom and school community.

How to Assess Digital Literacy

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Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” ” –from the American Library Association. Digital Literacy–What is it?

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 7, 2014 A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Today kicks off Connected Librarian Day , our special Library 2.014 preconference event for K-12 teacher librarians (and their fans).

The 101 of Research for Kids

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Even Google SafeSearch has issues at times. Library Spot — an extensive collection of kid’s research tools. Here are sites that will provide both: A Google A Day. How to Search on Google. Power Searching (with Google).