11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

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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. Have them draw a picture of themselves as a digital citizen.

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. 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.

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Digital Citizenship: The Critical Call To Educate and Prepare 21st-Century Learners

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We live in unprecedented times of great digital advances and innovation. Today’s youth are digital natives who are unaware of life without Internet access, instant communication, mobile phones and an abundance of on-demand information sitting in their pockets. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? SL: So I like to use my iPad to present to a separate display. And when you do that, what it shows the kids is just the slide, but on the iPad it shows you the slide that you're on. Forming an identity is a big part of being a middle schooler. Most students are working it out through experimentation, with plenty of awkward missteps and mistakes along the way.

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

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He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning. His “ Mapping Media to the Curriculum ” book series and digital literacy framework focuses on helping students “show what they know” with media and create digital portfolios.

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Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? SL: So I like to use my iPad to present to a separate display. And when you do that, what it shows the kids is just the slide, but on the iPad it shows you the slide that you're on.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

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So as we’re responsible adults, raising children in a digital age — particularly with things like the dark web out there, from my perspective there are just a lot of things that kids are not ready for yet.

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Review: Flipwrite iPad Keyboard

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I’ve read several nonscientific studies that concluded students type equally well whether they use iPads or traditional keyboards ( click here ; scroll to ‘ Keyboarding: iPad vs. Traditional’ ). More digital hardware: LearnPad–a great solution for lots of classrooms.

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How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

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Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Keep in mind that most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship alongside the other elements of teacher education. All stakeholders must have a clear understanding of both the “why” and the “how” of fully integrated digital citizenship.

In the marketplace: Minecraft Education Edition, apps for ELLs, digital citizenship, and more

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Learning Upgrade , an ed-tech company providing digital, differentiated literacy curriculum designed for English language learners (ELLs), launched a mobile app to increase accessibility and expand offerings to a wide range of English learners.

End of Year Maintenance: 11 Ways to Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog on a smartphone and iPad. If not, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

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Chromebooks Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

26 Great Digital Citizenship Links to ? Out, Courtesy of your School Librarian

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The topic was " Digital Citizenship - how does your library program promote it at your school? " We use @CommonSenseEdu Digital Passport https://t.co/r3kFSMGkPr venspired Krissy Venosdale''s Digital Citizenship: It’s More Than a Poster!

Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

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You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Heather: Well, Vicki, I have a passion for digital citizenship and student voice integrated in there. Helping students develop their voice through digital portfolios.

New from Turnitin: iPad app for Feedback Studio

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With all the time students and teachers are spending with iPads, Turnitin Feedback Studio ‘s new iPad app is a welcome addition to their toolkits. Offline grading: Assignments can by synced between iPad app and desktop grading on- or offline.

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7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. Digital Citizenship.

Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts

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There are five topics to be reviewed when exploring the use of online images: digital privacy. digital law and plagiarism. Digital privacy. Here’s a general collection of websites addressing copyrights and digital law: Copyright and Fair Use. Photoshop app (on iPads).

Tips for Successful Digital Parenting

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Today, for Thought Leader Thursday, Weston KieschnickWeston Kieschnick @wes_kieschnick and I have a conversation about digital parenting. In today’s show, we’ll discuss: Digital overuse and digital deserts and the need for balance.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog –View it on a smartphone, Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog –View it on a smartphone, Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

Want to Code on an IPad? Here are 3 Great Apps

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Most programming classes, training, and games take place on websites, but with the popularity of iPads, developers created apps to put the learning where kids live. The game approach feels much like typical games youngers are already playing on their iPads and Smartphones.

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Digital Literacy–What is it?

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Digital literacy’ is one of those buzz words floated by experts as being granular to 21st century students. ‘Literacy’ is simple: the ability to read and write– so ‘digital literacy’ should be achieving those goals digitally.

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog on a smartphone , Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

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.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog –View it on a smartphone, Chromebook, and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. Then there was the iPad. While the iPad cost anywhere from $300 – $400, Chromebooks were sold from $199.

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End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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Check the appearance of your blog on a smart phone and iPad to see if those venues display properly. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Weekly Free Event Calendar - Conference Keynotes Update - Edcamp USDOE - Digital Citizenship

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Saturday, June 7th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show with Toni Plourde: Earning Your Learning , Using the iOS 7 for iPad(iPod,iPhone), we will explore ways to maximize the way students can engage and enhance their own learning. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship.

Tech Tip #104: Need a File on Your iPad? Try This

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Q: I have a video on my classroom computer I want to use on my iPad. A: There are ways to do that–email it to your iPad, open through DropBox–but those have issues: emailing requires extra steps and time you may not have. I use Carbonite to make data available to my iPad. To access these same files from the iPad, all you have to do is install the Carbonite app, open it, and access the materials in your backed up drives.

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Tech Tip #106: Auto-add a Period, Caps Lock, When Typing on an IPad

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Q: Typing on the iPad keyboard is slow. A: Here’s one time-saving tip: IPads and most Smartphones will add a period (which inconveniently is on the second screen) if you double-space. 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. Education reform ipads

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Back To Basics: Device Tips For #BackToSchool

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We might believe that students are “ digital natives ” when in reality they are trying to figure this stuff out just like the adults in the room are. There has to be a constant and ongoing conversation about all aspects of digital citizenship.

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Teach Them Kindness

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Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker.

Picture Surfing for Students and Teachers

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6 Tech Best Practices for New Teachers

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Knowing that, there are six Best Practices teachers in the trenches suggest for integrating technology into classroom instruction: Digital Citizenship. Many schools now provide digital devices for students, often a Chromebook or an iPad.