DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

Neo LMS

Teaching digital citizenship can be a polarizing activity. Firstly, as digital natives, students seldom feel at a disadvantage when it comes to understanding online activities and behavior – leaving teachers often times adrift on a shifting sea of uncertainty.

6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

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By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. A 6-step digital citizenship plan. Step 2: Focus on digital etiquette, respect, and safety.

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Microsoft Honors Safer Internet Day with Launch of Digital Citizenship Campaign

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant offers guidelines and support to make a safer online experience for children. Digital Citizenship Internet

Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology Guy

Google has a new curriculum on YouTube that helps teachers educate students on digital citizenship, including online safety, etiquette and more. There are guidelines for teachers, slides for presentations and a YouTube Curriculum channel with the videos.

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.

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.

Edutopia’s New Resources on Digital Citizenship

Indiana Jen

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.

How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

Gaggle Speaks

While the photos and videos have not been deemed to violate Instagram’s rules or guidelines, they’ve been recognized as sensitive and will require additional action by the end user to be viewed. Others have made efforts to foster digital citizenship and online safety as well. We laud all efforts to create safer online environments and kinder communities, and hope they continue to promote values aligned with digital citizenship.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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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.

Does Your School Need Digital Citizenship Lessons? The 7 Question Test

Gaggle Speaks

When technology and real world experiences clash, as in the case of the selfie stick and crowded places, guidelines or best practices can help keep everybody happy. That’s exactly what “digital citizenship” is: Best practices for technology use. But digital citizenship can’t be learned overnight. Does your school need lessons in digital citizenship? Do they even know what a digital footprint is?

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.

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.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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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. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

How to Cope with Bullying

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90% of teens who report being cyberbullied have also been bullied offline. ( “Seven Fears and the Science of How Mobile Technologies May Be Influencing Adolescents in the Digital Age,” George and Odgers, 2015 ). Right to digital access. More on cyberbullying and digital citizenship.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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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. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

Plagiarism: What it is and how to identify it

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This article deals with commonly-accepted international guidelines and specific rules aligned with the laws of the United States. Building Digital Citizens: Certificate Class. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, and K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Digital Citizenship ResearchMan is a thinking creature. We like evaluating ideas and sharing thoughts.

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Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. You will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, publish digitally, and differentiate for unique needs. delivered digitally to your school or District.

More on Social Networking Guidelines for Educators

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A couple of months ago I posted ten social networking guidelines for educators that I had come up with in response to a request from colleagues in my district. Today I came across some more detailed guidelines in the making. Guidelines for Educators Using Social Networking Sites [link] Social Media Guidelines for Schools [link]. digital citizenship digital footprint facebook myspace professionalism social networking socialmedia teachers

Creative Communicator: Unpacking ISTE Standard for Students #6

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Creative Communicator : Students communicate clearly and express themselves creatively for a variety of purposes using the platforms, tools, styles, formats and digital media appropriate to their goals. You are also showing your students how to add value to the digital world they live in.

5 Parent Resources to Support Children in Being Safe & Responsible Digital Citizens

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It is up to the adults in their worlds to ensure we raise kids who know how to be safe and responsible digital citizens. 5 Digital Citizenship Resources for Parents 1) Common Sense Widget for Families Want live, updated information regarding digital citizenship on your website?

Community for Personalized Learning

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Trust – I have previously blogged about the quality of trust ( Learning to TRUST with Responsible Use ) as my school district made the shift from an Acceptable Use Policy to Responsible Use Guidelines. This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning.

Community for Personalized Learning

BYOT Network

Trust – I have previously blogged about the quality of trust ( Learning to TRUST with Responsible Use ) as my school district made the shift from an Acceptable Use Policy to Responsible Use Guidelines. This post is part of a series about the Building Blocks for Personalized Learning.

Protecting or Ignoring?

The Principal of Change

Kids are learning a distorted view of the digital world “that reflects the fears of adults rather than the aspirations of youth.” ” Alia Wong. There is this notion that ignoring social media in schools is a way of protecting our kids from the dangers of the web.

How every school can promote safety in a digital world

eSchool News

Keeping students safe in the digital era — with its myriad dangers — means a proactive IT strategy. You should develop simple guidelines to help establish boundaries for topics such as privacy, bullying, language, and what to post.

Think Before You Comment

The Daring Librarian

Commenting with Care Here''s a great set of guidelines to share with kiddos for commenting on blogs inspired and adapted from Bridget Compton-Moen of New Zealand that I use on our Daring School Library blog. When we comment we model.

Introducing Your Class to Your Blog

wwwatanabe

Likewise, blogging needs a sturdy foundation of digital citizenship and quality commenting. Digital Citizenship Introducing your class to digital citizenship is the first step. However, setting guidelines is important for safety and netiquette expectations.

5 Edtech tools to try out this year

Neo LMS

Each year I like to explore different digital tools in my classroom to see what kind of an impact they will make on students and learning. Some options include creating digital portfolios for students, a scavenger hunt, an asynchronous or blended lesson, and many other possibilities.

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Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums

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Similarly, it''s important to set guidelines, rules, and expectations for students to comment on blogs and forums. These guidelines should outline appropriate online behavior and internet safety precautions. Your task is to create those guidelines.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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What Are Good Guidelines for Younger Bloggers? She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Remind Takes Student and Stakeholder Engagement to a New Level

A Principal's Reflections

Building Community and Digital Citizenship Using mobile communication to build school community and facilitate learning brings an opportunity to teach digital citizenship. Communication Digital Leadership Remind

Citing Sources: The Infographic

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EasyBib , the first name most educators think of when citing sources, has created a useful summary on MLA guidelines for citing sources. Digital Citizenship Research infographic

EdmodoCon 2013 Guest Post #5: J. Karabinas

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Of course, establishing guidelines for appropriate use is extremely important, especially so students and teachers have an understanding about the platform’s purpose and that you will not be sitting at your computer all night at the students’ disposal! digital citizenship edmodo edmodocon technology Guest post #5 is written by Jaclyn Karabinas, a 3rd and 4th grade looping teacher from Hampton Falls, NH. Jaclyn started using Edmodo 1.5

13 Teaching Strategies to Shake up Your Remote Teaching

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This means students have clear guidelines for how to define success over time, making it easy for all stakeholders in a student’s learning to determine if they are accomplishing what must be done for college and career.

169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

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Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ).

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

Waterford

Many educators aren’t motivated to use digital resources in class, often because they’re unsure how to use them effectively or are unaware of the benefits.[1] Even with the latest and best digital technology, classrooms will not benefit unless the students and faculty understand how to use it.[15]