Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

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October 14-18, 2019 is Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. More on Digital Citizenship.

11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Students can use Google Earth to take a virtual tour of a zoo or a blog to collaborate on class research. This vast landscape of resources is offered digitally, freely (often), and equitably (hopefully), but to take that cerebral trek through the online world, children must know how to do it safely, securely, and responsibly. Best practices now suggest that instead of cocooning students, we teach them to be good digital citizens , confident and competent.

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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. Digital Citizenship that Works. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

The California Department of Education encourages you to recognize October 15-19, 2018 as Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). 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. Now she is working as Director of K-12 Instructional Technology for the 93 schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, and really working with their digital citizenship initiative. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

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. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints. Digital footprints—the facts. Digital Life 101. Digital privacy.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! – PART 2: Digital Citizen. I am a big fan of using Google tools to support learning, and I think they are particularly useful in helping support the ISTE Standards for Students. Google to rescue! 8 Ways to Support #DigCit Skills with Google! Part 2: Digital Citizenship.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

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Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. Kids are coming to school having already had some contact with technology,” said Ribble, who works for the Manhattan-Ogden Unified School District 383 in Kansas. When we teach digital citizenship as a one-off event like a presentation or an assembly, everybody gets all hyped up—and then it disappears over time,” he said.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

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Included in these classroom behaviors, are the expectations for technology usage. 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. How do we teach a new generation how to behave in digital spaces, when many students, parents, and other adults, don't necessarily behave themselves?

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.

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.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, instructional technology manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

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Google has a new curriculum on YouTube that helps teachers educate students on digital citizenship, including online safety, etiquette and more. It is for students aged 13-17 and there are 10 lessons about YouTube’s policies, how to report content, how to protect their own privacy, and how to be responsible YouTube community members and digital citizens. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

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Its a destination, always fresh with reviews of apps, video, books and more as well as advice for teaching with technology and outstanding curriculum. I recently sat down with Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs at Common Sense Education, who oversees digital citizenship curricular materials to discuss exciting curriculu m news. The updated, ready-to-teach digital citizenship lessons address realistic challenges and dilemmas faced by today’s students.

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world. Common Sense Media identifies six areas of digital citizenship, including digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communications, and news and media literacy. Common Sense’s games and Google’s Interland are great ways for families to plug in and learn about digital citizenship.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Included in these classroom behaviors, are the expectations for technology usage. 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. How do we teach a new generation how to behave in digital spaces, when many students, parents, and other adults, don't necessarily behave themselves?

Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship

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I nstructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. Digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy began when the school started thinking 21st about century social skills. “A

Edmodo and Common Sense Media release free Digital Citizenship resource for Educators

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Digital Citizenship is an important topic and something that we must teach our students ( and ourselves ) in today''s digital world. Edmodo, a great educational app , and Common Sense Media have created a Digital Citizenship Starter Kit that teachers can download to use with their students. The Digital Citizenship Start Kit includes a poster and lessons and activities that cover topics such as privacy, internet safety and security, plagiarism, and cyberbullying.

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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. I hope you can begin to “lose the digital," too.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, Instructional Technology Manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The E-rate program was put into place to ensure that education institutions have access to the technological resources necessary to keep students and teachers connected. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship?

New, free digital citizenship curriculum helps students become responsible tech users

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A strong understanding of digital citizenship is essential for students of all ages to be able to make smart choices online and in life. Meanwhile, technology is constantly changing and becomes outdated quickly, so there are always new and important skills that must be taught. The new, free K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum from Common Sense Education has lessons for all ages to address the current technology landscape.

Edutopia’s New Resources on Digital Citizenship

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Digital Citizenship is always a hot topic with both educators and their schools. I have long been critical of the “stranger danger” focus of most digital citizenhsip curricula. I was so happy to see Edutopia’s updated curriculum and guidelines, What Your Students Really Need to Know about Digital Citizenship , crafted by the esteemed educator Vicki Davis.

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.

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

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Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic

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But even if students are comfortable with technology, learning online requires its own norms and procedures, many of which will be new to students who are used to learning in a face-to-face classroom. Now more than ever, students need key digital citizenship skills, including news and media literacy, the ability to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, and an understanding of how their media habits affect them.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

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?”. As technology leaders, our goal should be to help our students become their best selves online. Digital citizenship is the answer. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

Teaching Digital Citizenship - free online course for teacers to help teach students to be safe online

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Teaching Digital Citizenship is a free, new tool that educators can use to keep kids safer online. Teaching Digital Citizenship is a self-paced, online training program to help educators, law-enforcement officers, and others teach Internet safety and prepare children ages 5-17 to be better digital citizens. Google Good to Know - online safety and data info Google Family Safety Center - help promote safety online. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

How to Teach Presentation Skills, New Technology and Research Using CES

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However, in January, we turn the spotlight on analyzing new technologies with a critical but futuristic eye. The media, videos, and press releases give us an excellent opportunity to move to the leading bleeding edge of technology, where it becomes difficult to tell the difference between the next big thing and the next big flop. This unit teaches about new technology, some basic CS concepts, research skills, plagiarism, verification of sources, and presentation skills.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change. Teq , a Long Island-based educational technology and professional development (PD) company, has received approval from the New York State Department of Education to provide Continuing Teacher and Leader Education (CTLE).

Students as Digital Leaders: A Digital Citizenship Lesson

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

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?” I searched back through my pictures and pulled out several examples of Barrow students exemplifying digital leadership. When I finished the stories, I once again asked about digital leadership. Next, we took a look at Google’s “ Be Internet Awesome ” words.

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

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Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. Over the last five years, we've slowly been rolling out our 1-to-1 take-home technology program, starting with one school and moving across the district. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

Develop Teacher Leaders with 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, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

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. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Check out my PBL and Technology Integration Workshop. Digital Citizenship Classroom Posters.