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DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

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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.

Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom

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Survey: Social Media Is Failing To Find Traction In The Classroom. Social media is a main form of communication and connection used by today’s students. Why the digital disconnect? Tips for teachers in a digital world. Try “closed” social media sites.

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How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

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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. Social Media Student Safety

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.

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.

From Banning to Embracing Social Media: #GovTechLive Names #NYCSchoolsTech Facebook Group & Twitter Chat Best in NYC

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The New York City Department of Education has come a long way since 2012 when I took a risk and criticized the city's conservative approach to social media. It wasn't long after that I was brought on to help New York City schools embrace social media for teaching and learning.

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

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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.

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.

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. Be prepared to educate them on why what seems to be social media is actually educational. Teach digital citizenship.

Why Have A Social Media Policy Anyway? Take 2

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Since then I have done a lot of thinking about and talking about social media policy. I repost it now because we are heading into that time of year when people are starting to ask me and the rest of the members of their PLN''s about their best example of social media policies. I have spent a lot of time lately blogging, talking and thinking about Social Media in the classroom. People ask me about examples of good Social Media Policies.

How to Cope with Bullying

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It includes not only websites, but cell phones, Nintendo, and Wii, as well as communication tools including social media sites, text messages, chat, and websites. Cyberbullying— from BrainPop; a good overview; also included is a quiz and extended resources. 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.

Protecting Student Privacy on Social Media: Do's and Don'ts for Teachers

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Social media is an increasingly important part of students' lives; in fact, the average teen spends over an hour a day using social media. To be true digital citizens, our students need teachers who model pro-social, creative, and responsible social media use. So why are only one in 10 teachers using social media professionally ? DO: Review the privacy settings on any personal social media accounts.

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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?

What’s all the buzz about Messenger Kids?

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When preteen kids see parents and older siblings thumbing away at social media accounts, they want to do it. First and foremost: Messenger Kids is not a social media app. More on social media. Make your LMS a social learning platform.

5 Edtech tools to try out this year

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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

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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.

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

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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.

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?

Social and Cultural Literacy Resources for Classrooms

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Teaching and learning happen within cultural, political, and social circumstances. In this collection, you'll find hand-picked, regularly updated resources to help you better understand and practice these important social and cultural literacies.

Questions Parents Ask

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Your role as a parent is critical to preparing your children to go online before using social media platforms. Remember this: Few social media websites are vetted for age-appropriateness. Most social media platforms do enforce age limits but these are self-monitored.

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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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How to Teach Cyber Safety in Kindergarten

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K–12 Schools Use Video to Teach Digital Citizenship. The curriculum focuses on media balance and well-being, privacy and security, building an online reputation, bullying and more. Common Sense Media has 780,000 educators and 70,000 schools registered nationwide. “We

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

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Here are fourteen question you can expect stakeholders to answer — in depth: Who teaches students to use class digital tools? Many teachers (too many) think students arrive at school as digital natives, with all necessary digital knowledge downloaded into their brains.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

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Digital devices, be they iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, Macs, or PCs, give students access to endless amounts of web-based resources for research, inquiry, collaboration, sharing, and more. One of the leaders in this field is Digital Promise. Who is Digital Promise?

TOP TIPS for Classroom Management in the Digital Age

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Classroom Management in the Digital Age: Effective Practices for Technology-Rich Learning Spaces (2016) by Heather Dowd and Patrick Green Cross-posted from Learning Light Bulbs by Nate Gildart Get your own copy of Classroom Management in the Digital Age! Resources are abundant.

Parenting in the Screen Time Era

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Traditionally, multiple health and child development establishments have been advising parents to avoid exposing their children to screens and media tools such as TV, video games, computer, video, smartphones and touchscreen tablets to name a few.

10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class

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Although this list is specifically being written for a math classroom, the nice thing about Nearpod is that they have a library of lessons that covers other subjects as well like ELA, Science, Social Studies, and even Digital Citizenship. ” More tech resources about math.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

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How can digital citizenship lessons help me get the most out of teaching with technology? The Common Sense Media article " How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)? The classroom is a great place to model media balance. You can also promote media balance by making sure students are actively using the technology as opposed to passively consuming media. One way to do this is by encouraging students to learn how to use digital creation tools.

Reducing Online Security and Privacy Risk in Your School

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Student privacy and school security are growing concerns in schools that can have consequences from negative media attention to losing parent and student trust. Read your school’s social media guidelines and review your privacy settings.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Cyberbullying Prevention

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What lesson plans and classroom resources are available to address cyberbullying? Cyberbullying is the use of digital media (such as websites, apps, and text messages) to intimidate, upset, or harm someone. It's also harder to detect because so much of kids' digital media use is unmonitored by adults. Pay attention to what's happening for students socially at lunchtime, in the hallways, or in other areas of your school campus.

9 Ways to Use Media to Increase Parent Engagement - Lessons Fr The @CommonSenseEd Panel at #SXSWEdu

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Ongoing parent engagement is an essential piece of building a positive culture of digital citizenship in schools. What are co-engagement ideas where media brings parents and kids together? Common Sense Education has some excellent resources to make that happen.

Helping Parents Guide Kids' Media Use #SXSWedu

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Helping Parents Guide Kids' Media Use SXSWedu 2017 Panel tinyurl.com/ParentsGuidetoKidsMedia What makes for effective parent engagement around media and technology? Parents and caregivers are looking to schools for advice on their kids' media use.

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