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.

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.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Everyone knows what bullying is — someone being taunted physically or mentally by others — and there are endless resources devoted to educating both students and teachers on how to combat bullying. Here are nine great resources to start or continue your discussions.

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. Be sure to visit Facebook’s Safety Center for information on its safety policies, tools and resources that are available to the public. Did you notice any peculiar trends on Instagram recently?

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Everyone knows what bullying is — someone being taunted physically or mentally by others — and there are endless resources devoted to educating both students and teachers on how to combat bullying. Here are nine great resources to start or continue your discussions.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Everyone knows what bullying is — someone being taunted physically or mentally by others — and there are endless resources devoted to educating both students and teachers on how to combat bullying. Here are nine great resources to start or continue your discussions.

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.

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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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. delivered digitally to your school or District. Building Digital Citizens. digital law.

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. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Digital Citizenship Research

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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. Below are the resources they suggested schools can share to support parents in keeping their children safe online. Have you tried any of these resources?

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New Cyberbullying Resource Available for Educators, Parents and Students

Gaggle Speaks

Whether we’re talking with superintendents, technology directors, police chiefs, parents or even students, a common theme is the need for a cyberbullying resource to understand the topic better and prevent cyberbullying incidents inside and outside of school.

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.

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.

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. Students have access to more resources and information, allowing them to expand their learning potential beyond their immediate physical environment.

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. Each of these can be used at any grade level with any content area and provide educators with resources to get started right away.

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Free Lesson Plans and Other Resources to Prevent Cyberbullying and Promote Online Safety

Edsurge

She believes we need to teach students about digital safety “and how to make appropriate choices online.” At Learning.com , we work hard to do just that, by supporting educators with a positive, researched-based curriculum that offers a rich exploration of digital citizenship topics. A Safer Digital World As educators, it is our job to arm students to succeed in the digital community in which they’re growing up.

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. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Remind Takes Student and Stakeholder Engagement to a New Level

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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

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.

Introducing Your Class to Your Blog

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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.

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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In this collection, you'll find hand-picked, regularly updated resources to help you better understand and practice these important social and cultural literacies. At the top, there are featured resources as well as more comprehensive curricula. one of our favorite resources.

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

The Innovative Educator

It is up to the adults in their worlds to ensure we raise kids who know how to be safe and responsible digital citizens. Below are the resources they suggested schools can share to support parents in keeping their children safe online. Have you tried any of these resources?

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

Waterford

By learning to view it as a means of enhancing your lessons and resources, you can provide your students with tools and opportunities they may not otherwise access. While technology can be an excellent resource in a classroom, it’s important to set limitations.

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 ). You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning

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Thinglink is a free cross-platform digital tool where users turn any image into an interactive graphic by adding “hot spots” that connect to text, images, video, audio, or weblinks. Teachers post questions, provide guidelines and expectations, and students respond.

5 Ways to Involve Parents in Your Class

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Provide guidelines so they don’t wonder why they’re there or get embarassed because they ‘did something wrong’ Invite parents to share their expertise. have an online resource center for parents. Be a parent resource.

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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. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Digital Citizenship Research infographic

Resources, stories, and connections with those who use social media in today’s k-12 classrooms

The Innovative Educator

Thank you to the 300+ folks from around the world who joined me for the Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship webinar on EdWeb. In case you missed it, the webinar was called “Social Media: An Essential Tool for Today’s Classroom.” You can view the webinar here [link] com/edwebnet/EA59D688824C. In the webinar, I shared case studies of amazing students, parents, and teachers.

Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

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Note: School guidelines vary depending upon their missions. in conjunction with integrating technology into classwork (creating the digital explainer videos). You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Building Digital Citizens. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District.

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Zapzapmath adds multiplayer option and more to their popular app

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This is perfect for the many different ways students learn math, the wide variety of digital devices being used, and gives a nod toward the lifelong learner who is as likely to play math games because they love learning as that it’s part of teacher-directed activities.

11 Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

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They work in groups to learn the tool (using help files, how-to videos, and resources on the site), create a project using the tool (one that ties into something being discussed in class), and then teach classmates. Digital Citizenship. It’s the end of school.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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Before unpacking Twitter in your classroom, here are a few guidelines: Clear its use with your administration. Yes, this takes management and some practice, but provides a durable resource that can be used for review and study from anywhere with the Internet. Teach digital citizenship.