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. If students use the internet, they must be familiar with the rights and responsibilities required to be good digital citizens. digital commerce. digital communications. digital footprint, digital privacy.

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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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?

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. Common Sense Media identifies six areas of digital citizenship, including digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communications, and news and media literacy. While we encourage students to meet new friends over the summer, it opens up new social networks.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? How do I get started with meeting CIPA requirements? What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? The connection between E-rate and digital citizenship may not seem obvious at first.

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. Based on research evidence gathered with partners, Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education on latest approaches to best teach digital citizenship, Common Sense recently engaged in a refresh of its Digital Citizenship curriculum.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for K–5 Distance Learning

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Digital citizenship will be more important than ever this fall as most students will return to school virtually, in one form or another. To address this, we've pulled together a collection of short digital citizenship activities that students can complete independently, or with parents or caregivers. All of the videos and games below emphasize the importance of digital citizenship as a foundation for digital learning.

It’s Not Digital Citizenship—It’s Just Citizenship, Period.

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Citizenship knows no boundaries. The civics lessons we teach our students outside of the digital arena apply to the online world and vice versa. As a classroom teacher and an instructional technologist, I struggled with how to find time in students’ already-busy schedules to incorporate digital citizenship, even though I knew it was important to teach. So I lost the digital. I hope you can begin to “lose the digital," too.

Using tech to promote digital citizenship

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Education for global citizenship: A guide for schools Global citizenship in the classroom: A guide for teachers Teaching controversial issues Maths and global citizenship English and global citizenship Science and global citizenship There are many similarities in the development of a global citizen and digital citizen. While the music is moving, students are meeting each other in live video chats to discuss various topics of curriculum.”

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.

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.

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. Technology use needs to be accompanied with digital citizenship where students can become creators, not just consumers, of digital content. Our world has a lot of digital tools and online content.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for Middle and High School Distance Learning

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Digital citizenship will be especially important this fall as middle and high school students across the country return to school virtually, in one form or another. Students will be on their devices, communicating, collaborating, and creating with digital tools more than ever before. But amid the pressures of distance learning, we know that educators may not have as much instructional time for things like digital citizenship. Digital Footprint & Identity).

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.

Internet Safety Month?Rules to Live By

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Not everyone you meet online are who they say they are. The truth is, some of the people you meet online are lying about who they really are. Here you are: More on digital security. Resources for Digital Citizenship Week. Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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. While i t’s paramount for students to know the risks associated with cyberbullying, communicating with strangers and sharing passwords, role playing is another fairly new behavior worth including in your digital citizenship lessons. Use your Digital Citizenship curriculum as a vehicle to make students aware of the associated risks.

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.

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 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.

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. If you’re interested in learning more about what safety issues are particularly disconcerting for smaller schools and districts, as well as practical steps on how you can manage student safety, be sure to listen to last week’s Gaggle webcast, “How Smaller School Districts Combine Technology with Digital Citizenship to Keep Students Safe.”.

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."

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?

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.

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. This is an educational digital storybook that dives into the dangers of cyberbullying and how friends can step up and stop it. 120+ Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. There are a lot of options out there, but none had enough of the characteristics that most teachers I know look for with an LMS, namely: delivers content to students in a variety of formats.

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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

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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.

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

Preservice Teacher Virtual Co-Op Program

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