Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too. Digital Citizenship that Works. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

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Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a road map.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum — 9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

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Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Copyrights and Digital Law. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. Brainpop Digital Citizenship. Digital presence. Digital Communications. Digital footprint. Digital Footprint. Digital footprint—clean it up. Digital footprints.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

Move from digital citizenship to digital leadership

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My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” But this can be especially hard for educators faced with embracing new technology every year. Taking digital citizenship one step further.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

National Library Week April 3-9

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National Library Week is April 3-9, 2022. It allows us to promote our local libraries and their workers. Find more about here at the American Library Association. Actively Learn –add PDFs of your choice to a library that can be annotated, read, and shared. Open Library.

Moving from digital citizenship to digital leadership

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My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” But this can be especially hard for educators faced with embracing new technology every year. Instead of focusing on the negative connotations around technology, I want to shine a light on how it can empower students and schools to be digital leaders. Taking digital citizenship one step further. I start by asking my students, “What do you think digital leadership means?”

Digital Citizenship Resources

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Teachers have long understood the importance of teaching and modeling good digital citizenship in their classrooms. Below are some helpful resources to integrate digital citizenship into classroom lessons: 1. Common Sense Media Student Library. The site also has digital citizenship classroom posters and a digital citizenship scope and sequence tool to find the lessons that are just right for your classroom.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom. Digital Citizenship–probably one of the most important topics students will learn between kindergarten and 8th and too often, teachers are thrown into it without a roadmap.

Make the move from digital citizenship to digital leadership

eSchool News

My motto and philosophy for my school library is “expect the miraculous.” But this can be especially hard for educators faced with embracing new technology every year. Instead of focusing on the negative connotations around technology, I want to shine a light on how it can empower students and schools to be digital leaders. Taking digital citizenship one step further.

What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship

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Jivani, the founder and CEO of the Love Your Natural Self Foundation, addressed a room of K-12 students and educators from across the country as part of a two-day event on digital citizenship—the idea of applying civility and civic engagement online.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The E-rate program was put into place to ensure that education institutions have access to the technological resources necessary to keep students and teachers connected. What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship?

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

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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 explore 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. Check out my PBL and Technology Integration Workshop. Common Sense Media Student Video Library.

Students as Digital Leaders: A Digital Citizenship Lesson

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This year, I wanted to spend some time as we passed out new computers to lead students in a reflection on digital leadership. We started with the question: “What is a digital leader?” I searched back through my pictures and pulled out several examples of Barrow students exemplifying digital leadership. When I finished the stories, I once again asked about digital leadership. I facilitated this through Google Hangouts in the library.

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

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This year, on September 27, 2017, the American Association of School Librarians made a point to encourage their members to raise awareness about “overly restrictive blocking of legitimate, educational websites and academically useful social networking tools in schools and school libraries.”. How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. We truly believe that educating on the digital citizenship is a really big responsibility for us.

How PS1X in the Bronx Does Digital Citizenship

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Regardless of their access to devices or internet at home, she aims to give students at PS1X Courtlandt School in the South Bronx, New York, the tools they need to thrive and succeed in a world of media and technology. In 2014, Vargas was looking for resources to provide her grades K-5 students and their families with much-needed media-literacy and digital citizenship support. Weave digital citizenship lessons into core content.

3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

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We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. With an already overloaded to-do list of annual teaching objectives, setting aside a week (or even a day) to focus on responsible technology use -- let alone making time to plan those extra lessons -- feels challenging. Or by the media specialist during library time? Model digital citizenship on social media.

Celebrating School Library Month with Buncee and PebbleGo

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April is School Library Month and it brings an opportunity to highlight the work done and impact made by librarians and media specialists. National Library Workers Day. National Library Outreach Day. Take Action for Libraries Day.

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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In fact, despite that the UN considers access to the Internet a human right, many adults and even more kids don’t know how to act as good digital citizens when visiting this sparkly and exciting world. The fears above revolve around the Internet safety of an individual but there’s a whole separate digital citizenship issue that most of us haven’t even gotten around to worrying about. These are the global demands of digital citizenship.

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Kiddom’s Content Library Makes Differentiation Faster Than Ever

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While it offers many appealing pieces (homework assignment and grading, easy communication, and built-in metrics), one unique to Kiddom is their robust K-12 content library. The library is searchable by topic with preview features for selections. How to use the library. Kiddom connects directly with curriculum and content providers to offer educators a curated library of standards-aligned resources. Why the content library is perfect for lesson planning.

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. Common Sense Media’s award-winning Digital Passport is the gold-standard in teaching digital citizenship to grades 3-5 (or Middle School). Share the Digital Passport leaderboard to show student progress on the class screen. Applied Digital Skills.

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. Take the mystery out of copyrights –by the Library of Congress. More on digital citizenship: Lesson plan for Image Copyright Do’s and Don’ts. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. Using everyday digital content, the COR paper and online assessments directly connect to the questions posed in SHEG’s study and engage learners in credibility decision-making around three COR Competencies: Who’s behind the information? The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

How to Keep Kids Safe

The CoolCatTeacher

In this episode, Shannon Mclintock -Miller and I discuss current best practices about digital citizenship and online safety for kids. Why every school should include digital citizenship in their curriculum. How to start conversations about digital citizenship with colleagues who are resistant to including it in the curriculum. I’ve also included some of my favorite free digital citizenship education options.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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In December 2010, The Journal –“t he leading Technology based education publication for K-12 and higher education”– published an article with a 5-prong prediction for the following year. As Secretary Duncan’s chief of staff wrote at the time, the Common Core was intended to create a national market for book publishers, technology companies , testing corporations, and other vendors.”. Billion has been invested in US K-12 education technology companies since 2010.

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Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom

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This is a question I get often from teachers: Technology is always an extra layer of work in my classroom. Teachers didn’t know how to use the digital tools and there was never enough training to untip that balance. The problem was four-fold: students didn’t have the technology foundation to smoothly incorporate digital tools into projects. Even schools that made herculean efforts to train teachers in technology found themselves flailing.

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. Here are a few of the definitions I found: “ the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the Internet. Digital databases.

12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

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Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) is a prevalent method of deploying on-going professional development for teachers , with a specific focus on the integration of technology into both the curriculum, as well as the method of instruction. Typically, districts have technology offices or departments that then deploy coaches to individual schools and campuses on a scheduled, or as-needed basis. 12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. This year''s Library 2.014 Conference confirmations include Susan Hildreth, Peter Morville, Helen Partridge, Michael Stephens, Barbara Stripling, Roy Tennant, Joyce Valenza, and David Weinberger. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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If you don’t “get” why technology is important, or know people who don’t, take a listen to understand and learn about transformative practices that work in education. She’s one of the most fantastic people for understanding how technology is being used throughout the world, and she is the former president of ISTE, the International Society for Technology in Education. I wanted to talk today about why I think Teachers Using Technology are Super Heroes.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. We must always keep working to be there, to be present, to be at the edge of what’s happening, and to be very visible while focusing on people, not technology, not the collection. Digital Citizenship Week. Library 2.014 on YouTube.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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He has worked as a technology entrepreneur in a variety of different fields related to children’s media. We think that technology helps that happen, and that’s what our event does. You can take them and travel digitally to other places. I blog, speak, and consult on educational technology, and my virtual and physical events build community and connections in education, with 550,000 members.

Becoming Digital Citizens in the Classroom

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Teaching students how to become digital citizens is essential as technology assumes a greater place in their lives. Learners with opportunities to think critically about what they see online; recognize the benefits and risks of sharing information; and balance screen time with other activities will become digitally aware and responsible. Signing the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Pledge (adaptable to upper grades).

Dear Otto: How do I create a classroom library checkout system?

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I got this question from a colleague: I am looking for an app that classroom teachers can use to scan a classroom library and allow teachers to check books out with students. More on classroom management: 22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 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.

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What You Might Have Missed in April–What’s up in May

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National Library Week April 3-9. Assistive Technology in Colleges. Digital Reading for Summer. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. Here are the most-read posts for the month of April. Preparing for College or Career.

Teaching Digital Literacy: Resources to Help Students Validate Online Information

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Digital Literacy is a term that is growing ever more popular among those teaching our 21st Century Learners. Also known as Information Literacy, Digital Literacy is an important component of what is known as Digital Citizenship. For example, as a child of the 80's and 90's, when I went to the library to look up information in encyclopedias and books, I didn't have to deeply question the validity of material found.