What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

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A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ writing and speaking about youth and digital media, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety, including the Obama administration’s 2009 Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which she co-chaired. In 2016, she gave a TEDx talk on “ The Heart of Digital Citizenship ” at the ITU’s WSIS in Geneva.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Now she is working as Director of K-12 Instructional Technology for the 93 schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, and really working with their digital citizenship initiative. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

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Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

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Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. This example illustrates the power of our digital acts and choices. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know

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So, existing in this environment, working, learning, doing business, communicating just like we do in real life make us citizens of this digital world. As digital citizens, we have both rights and obligations and that is why learning more about the concept of digital citizenship is crucial. Digital citizenship is the continuously developing norms of appropriate, responsible, and empowered technology use. Digital access. Digital law.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! – PART 2: Digital Citizen. I am a big fan of using Google tools to support learning, and I think they are particularly useful in helping support the ISTE Standards for Students. These standards give us a great way to squarely point the learning arrow on the student outcomes.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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Read on to learn more. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? Check out these helpful resources to learn more about E-rate: USAC E-rate program overview. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? E-rate is complicated.

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. It is for students aged 13-17 and there are 10 lessons about YouTube’s policies, how to report content, how to protect their own privacy, and how to be responsible YouTube community members and digital citizens. digital literacy google Google for Educators YouTube

National Bullying Prevention Month–October

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These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge. It includes media, images, videos, policies and laws, as well as who to contact if you or a child is being cyberbullied. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics.

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. Although this generation can navigate the digital world with ease, it is unreasonable to assume young people fully understand how to leverage technology for best possible outcomes. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed.

How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

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Be sure to visit instagram-together.com to learn more about their initiatives toward user online safety. 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. ” How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety Click To Tweet.

How to Lay the Digital Citizenship Groundwork with Your Students

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One of the best ways to promote positive online student behavior is to have incorporate digital citizenship into learning. Help students understand the importance of being good digital citizens by following these steps to get student buy-in rather than passing down a mandate that they don’t care much about. More than likely they will come up with some ideas to add to your policy. When a student violates the policy, you’ve got to stand firm on the consequences.

Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

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Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros. An award-winning educator, Alec helps his undergraduate and graduate students take up the incredible affordances of our connected world through the integration of educational technology in teaching and learning.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

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The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. Digital citizenship is the answer. The discussion surrounding digital citizenship has been growing, but not everyone can agree on its definition. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

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Not long ago, the term "digital citizenship" connoted cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and security. Much like the term has continued to evolve, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LA Unified) efforts, known as #DigCitLA , have expanded with the growth of digital citizenship awareness. Digital citizenship can effectively become part of the curriculum when teachers are comfortable in weaving it through their instructional practices.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

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This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Upcoming Opportunities: Are you traveling to Learning Forward Conference in Washington DC in December?

Partnering Tech Integration with Digital Citizenship

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Improving the way students learn using technology requires more than just high-quality instructional resources like lessons and facilitation guides. It requires creating a culture of digital citizenship that involves students, faculty, and parents -- a whole-community approach. Kelly: Digital media and technology hold great promise for supporting K–12 education, yet successfully implementing digital learning initiatives can be challenging.

Is Your Digital Citizenship Program Up to Snuff?

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Digital Citizenship Week is officially celebrated every October — but it’s never too late for school leaders to review and reflect on how educators are addressing digital citizenship. Since it was coined more than a decade ago, the meaning of the term "digital citizenship" has expanded. These skills are still important, but what constitutes good digital citizenship today encompasses a great deal more.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

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It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. ” This means I can say, “I learned this at the War College.” immigration policies? As I was sharing these concerns at this week’s ISTE Conference in Chicago, an educator told me that she had adopted a philosophy she’d learned from her college professor. System Overview of Cyber-Technology in a Digitally Connected Global Society.

Acceptable or Responsible? What’s Your Use Policy?

Tom Murray

A portion of below is an excerpt from the new ASCD book, Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today , and is co-written by Thomas C. As a former technology director (Tom) and high school principal (Eric), we’ve seen some fascinating ways that students have tried to bypass the filter, have seen search terms that would make even college students blush, and have had a vast array of conversations with students about the appropriate use of digital tools.

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. It includes media, images, videos, policies and laws, as well as who to contact if you or a child is being cyberbullied. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics. 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How.

March 12th Global Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship (DigitalCitizenship.com)

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We invite you to join us on Monday, March 12, 2018 , in Washington, DC , for the 2018 Global Symposium on Digital Citizenship. Select CoSN Member or Non-member, change the “0” next to the “Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship ONLY” to a “1”. Increasingly many school systems are evolving that focus from simply minimizing risk and blocking access, to more responsible use policies and strategies that empower the student as a digital citizen.

Teaching CyberSecurity to Empower Students and Schools to Be Safe

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With knowledge in digital forensics and current technology, the Virginia Cyber Range is working to lead the world in educating its students on cyber security. Learn how in this wide-ranging conversation about modern security. Learn what I do now to make the fall even more wonderful! Digital hygiene (yes, this is a word!). Digital forensics. Want to hear another episode on digital citizenship?

Create a Digital Citizen- Resources to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week Oct. 19-25th

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Digital Citizenship Week is October 19-25th. Digital Citizenship Week is all about teaching kids how to think critically, be safe, and make smart and responsible decisions when using digital media. Find out what Digital Citizenship is from Digizen and how you can help students become more responsible and proactive user of online technologies. All lessons are based on Common Sense Media’s free K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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Here, we provide an umbrella for these people and these organizations to network and to learn from each other. For me, it’s a deep passion belief in the value of and the importance of global in our own personal learning. If we really think about learning, and the core learning that we do, especially in this era, it’s hard to imagine us being good learners without an understanding of how other people think and act. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

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To learn more about Wriq go to www.texthelp.com/wriq. I think we need to remember that there’s a digital component now to leadership and citizenship. That starts with helping teachers feel safe to keep classrooms safe places for students to learn and collaborate. Administrators All Grades All Subjects Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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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. Free Digital Citizenship Webinar: Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship sponsored by NetRef AND get a free pilot of NetRef’s internet management and monitoring solution.

Shaping My Classroom’s Culture with Digital Citizenship

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When I first started teaching 18 years ago, I could introduce digital citizenship to my students on my own time line, since primary graders weren't as immersed in the digital world as they are now. Today, our digital citizenship work starts on the first day of school. We want to nurture students who think critically, behave safely and ethically, and participate responsibility in the digital world.

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

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Teachers considering whether to show Eighth Grade to students should follow their school or district's policy on using films in the classroom. At the heart of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a pretty simple pedagogical philosophy: Teens need an honest, supportive space to discuss and think through how to navigate the challenges of media and identity. Editor's note: The film Eighth Grade is rated R because of frequent strong language.

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

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Teachers considering whether to show Eighth Grade to students should follow their school or district's policy on using films in the classroom. At the heart of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a pretty simple pedagogical philosophy: Teens need an honest, supportive space to discuss and think through how to navigate the challenges of media and identity. Editor's note: The film Eighth Grade is rated R because of frequent strong language.

Plagiarism: What it is and how to identify it

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If you can’t find the website’s media use policy, DON’T use it. 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 ResearchMan is a thinking creature. We like evaluating ideas and sharing thoughts.

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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. It includes media, images, videos, policies and laws, as well as who to contact if you or a child is being cyberbullied. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

The Key to A Successful Online Safety Policy

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Detail best practices for good digital citizenship. Outline rules and ramifications of violating the online safety policy. For more information on creating a CIPA-compliant Internet Safety Policy, check this out! To learn more about online student safety, subscribe to our newsletter: . 70.3% of students we surveyed did not know what web filter their school was using, if at all.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

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. It includes media, images, videos, policies and laws, as well as who to contact if you or a child is being cyberbullied. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. Digital Citizenship cyberbully

Vet What You Buy

A Principal's Reflections

You be the judge as to whether or not this is a quality resource that clearly conveys to the student or teacher what was learned. How does the number for each item or total score reflect what a student has really learned? In both cases, the litmus test should be whether or not the resource type (and there are tons of options) aligns with good pedagogy, what the research says about effective teaching and learning, and sound instructional design. Teaching is tough.

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

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The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 3rd, 2014 Discovery is seeing what everyone else has seen, and thinking what nobody else has thought. Albert Szent-Gyorgi The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Interested in becoming a Learning Revolution Partner?