College Credit Class in Digital Citizenship

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Once you’re signed up, you prepare weekly material, chat with classmates, respond to class Discussion Boards and quizzes, and participate in a weekly video meeting. This one starts next week: Building Digital Citizens. digital commerce. digital communications.

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. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

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Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world. While we encourage students to meet new friends over the summer, it opens up new social networks.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh

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I recently sat down with Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs at Common Sense Education, who oversees digital citizenship curricular materials to discuss exciting curriculu m news. This Is Me (Digital Footprint & Identity). Digital Footprint & Identity).

Teaching digital citizenship to kids with learning and attention issues

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And what’s just as important is making sure we’re helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account.

Tech Tools for Digital Citizenship Teaching and Learning Webinar

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This month’s Teaching & Learning webinar was eye opening with new tools and projects related to teaching Digital Citizenship to students. Join EdTechTeam for our December webinar as we talk about meeting the needs of all learners.

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.

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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School districts that receive E-rate funding must meet two important stipulations: Filtered Internet. I challenge schools to make this form of digital citizenship a priority. Our world has a lot of digital tools and online content.

The Important Morning Meeting

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When you do this at the beginning of the day , it’s called not a warm-up but a morning meeting. What is a Morning Meeting. Morning meetings are a time when students and teacher gather together, usually in a circle, for an organized start-of-day activity.

Why Role Playing Should be Part of Your Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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L essons in Digital Citizenship should incorporate not only the rules of engagement but the consequences for foul play. Use your Digital Citizenship curriculum as a vehicle to make students aware of the associated risks.

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. And the digital citizenship landscape continues to change.

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.

Understanding How to Keep Students Safe With Digital Citizenship and Technology

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It’s not unusual for smaller schools and districts to get the impression that products and services aren’t tailored to meet their specific needs. Understanding How to Keep Students Safe With Digital Citizenship and Technology Click To Tweet.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

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Parents think they’re invading their child’s privacy by monitoring social media accounts and teachers think they don’t have enough time to monitor school-related virtual meeting places. These clever digital natives take figuring out how to circumvent your protections as a challenge.

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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Their flexible, self-paced courses are available for graduate credit through CAEP and regionally accredited university partners or for continuing education units that meet your state requirements.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

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Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

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And what's just as important is making sure we're helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. Kids may struggle to shift behavior according to different social norms, especially when things cross from the digital world to "real life."

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

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For most teachers I know, life zooms by, filled with lesson planning, teaching, meeting with grade-level teams, chatting with parents, attending conferences (to stay UTD), and thinking. If not, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

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And what's just as important is making sure we're helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. How could issues with cognitive flexibility create challenges for students as you work on digital citizenship?

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Kids with Learning and Attention Issues

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And what's just as important is making sure we're helping all our students build these essential digital citizenship skills. Just as we differentiate our core content instruction to meet these needs, our approach to digital citizenship should take student diversity into account. How could issues with cognitive flexibility create challenges for students as you work on digital citizenship?

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

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Measuring Up materials are available in digital and print format and can be used to serve full classes, small groups, Saturday instruction, or summer school. Each lesson includes independent practice with items that meet NGSS assessments, hands-on activities, experiments, and investigations.

A Free New Digital Citizenship Resource from Pivot TV and NAMLE

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The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) has partnered with Participant Media’s Pivot TV network to create, promote, and support a free, new digital citizenship resource for high school educators. Pivot has been a great home for creative digital and media literacy programming—including Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s HitREcord, which just won a NAMLE Media Literate Media Award at the NAMLE 2015 conference in Philadelphia.

Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

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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. I’ve been on the hunt for a good– scratch that : excellent –Learning Management System for several months.

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Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Engage Your Community with Parent Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District in Salinas, California, we aim to establish a whole-community approach to digital citizenship. We've had great results with our Digital Citizenship Academies for teachers but found that working with educators alone wasn't enough to help our students' families grasp these relatively new and critical concepts. And so we created the Digital Citizenship Parent Academies to fill this space for parent and family education.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

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As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response. It works on most platforms and all digital devices.

How Much Time Should a Student Spend At School?

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The most healthy solutions for learning are often in the middle ground where the wise minds meet and help achieve the balance and purpose this generation so desperately needs.

What Do Summer Camps Have to Do with Digital Citizenship?

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In fact, at unplugged summer camps across the United States and the world, students are also learning to be better digital citizens. This may seem surprising, but citizenship isn’t solely about knowing how to use technology. Summer camp encourages kids to exercise creativity and think outside the box, both of which are important skills in our digital world. Honoring differences is key to digital citizenship, and of course, kids have the chance to practice this at camp.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

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Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

7 Easy Ways to Get Families on Board with Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

Whether you're teaching digital citizenship lessons on your own or are including them as part of a district-wide program, getting families involved and on board is essential. And teachers can help students navigate the digital dilemmas they face in and out of school. Depending on your school's community, parents' and caregivers' responses to digital citizenship may vary. Here are seven ways to get families on board with digital citizenship: 1.

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. Digital Citizenship Images

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

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We had two people meet in our rooms a few years ago — Will Piper , who is at the University School of Milwaukee , and Pedro Aparicio , who is a teacher in Mexico City. You can take them and travel digitally to other places.

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.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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For most teachers I know, life zooms by, filled with lesson planning, meetings, classes, collaborations with their grade-level team, parent meetings, and thinking. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices.

9 Resources for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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Parents think they’re invading their child’s privacy by monitoring social media accounts and teachers think they don’t have enough time to monitor school-related virtual meeting places. Digital Citizenship cyberbully