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 1: Start with creating and implementing a Responsible Technology Use agreement.

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.

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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. There are guidelines for teachers, slides for presentations and a YouTube Curriculum channel with the videos.

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.

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any 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.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics.

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.

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.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

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

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Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? What Is the Proper Role of Technology in the Classroom? Stronger digital literacy.

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. Curriculum on digital citizenship.

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9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Wikipedia defines “cyberbullying” as: the use of information technology to repeatedly harm or harass other people in a deliberate manner. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

Subscriber Special: July

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Building Digital Citizens. delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. delivered digitally to your school or District. digital commerce.

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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 25 years. 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 Research

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What parents should ask teachers about technology

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Technology in education’ has become the buzz phrase for cutting edge classes that are plugged into the latest education trends. Here are fourteen question you can expect stakeholders to answer — in depth: Who teaches students to use class digital tools?

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.

Protecting or Ignoring?

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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.

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

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If you believed the headlines, you'd think that technology has created a generation of kids who are impatient, bored, and entitled. It is up to the adults in their worlds to ensure we raise kids who know how to be safe and responsible digital citizens. Kids today!

Teachers' Essential Guide to Teaching with Technology

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When and how much should students be using technology in class? How can I make sure I am protecting student privacy when using technology? Which policies and procedures will help me get the most out of teaching with technology? How can digital citizenship lessons help me get the most out of teaching with technology? How can I use technology to support learning outside of school? When and how much should students be using technology in class?

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

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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.

Education Technology and 'Fake News'

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This is part one of my annual look at the year’s “ top ed-tech stories ” Last year, I started this series – my annual review of the year in education technology – with an article on wishful thinking.

How every school can promote safety in a digital world

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Keeping students safe in the digital era — with its myriad dangers — means a proactive IT strategy. Technology has become a mainstay within the walls of today’s schools. billion on technology this past year, according to IDC , with no sign of a plateau.

Think Before You Comment

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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.

11 Classroom Blogging Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

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What Are Good Guidelines for Younger Bloggers? Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 20 years. 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.

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. When I look to use technology in my classroom, I always start with the purpose behind it.

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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.

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 ). Tech use— evaluate student self-directed use of the technology they have learned in class projects.

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

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. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 25 years. Digital Citizenship Research infographic

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). I have written in the past about mysimpleshow , an easy and clever way educators can create explainer videos.

Mysimpleshow–Online Video Creator for Educators

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The tool provides clear guidelines in each of their many storyline templates, and the Explainer Engine technology automatically suggests images for the most important text, which are called keywords. Below are just a few storyline templates: Once a storyline is selected, entering text is simple due to the structural guidelines provided. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years.

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Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Building Digital Citizens. Minimum enrollment of 5; delivered digitally to your school or District. The 21 st Century lesson blends technology with teaching to build a collaborative, differentiated, and shared learning environment. Building Digital Citizens. digital law.

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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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Digital Citizenship. Discuss Digital Citizenship topics appropriate to the age group. These include cyberbullying,digital commerce, digital footprints, digital rights and responsibilities, netiquette, and more. It’s the end of school.