Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

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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. Below are slides, resources, and bookmarks to help you get your students to reflect on their digital acts and messages. Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Create a community with digital icebreakers. Teach citizenship with games!

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at Learning.com, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

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6 steps to promote good digital citizenship for all students

eSchool News

By the time today’s digital natives enter high school, most of them have already been using devices, computers, the internet, and social media for years. They use these tools on their own terms and for their own reasons, many of which aren’t readily apparent to older adults who didn’t grow up with tablets and mobile phones in hand. A 6-step digital citizenship plan. Step 2: Focus on digital etiquette, respect, and safety.

7 digital citizenship resources for educators and parents

eSchool News

More children than ever have easy access to mobile devices at home and in school, making it critical to impart strong digital citizenship lessons to students. eClassroom News Featured on eSchool News Teaching & Learning digital citizenship

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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Every digital citizen should have these skills. According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study , the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. And about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device. 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.

Teaching digital citizenship across the whole curriculum

eSchool News

Teaching digital citizenship as a “one-off event” doesn’t lead to changes in behavior, experts say. According to Common Sense Media’s study “ Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America ,” the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. What’s more, about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device.

Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.

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how kids act in games offers a glimpse of how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well. Students’ digital lives are increasingly becoming indistinguishable from their offline lives, and those two realms are deeply intertwined now,” says Tanner Higgin, a director at nonprofit Common Sense’s education division. And how kids act in games can offer a glimpse into how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well.

A Must Have Tool for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

September 18, 2015 Digital Passport is an excellent web tool and mobile app designed for students in grade 3-5 to educate them on the fundamentals of digital citizenship and help them stay safe while.read more. digital citizenship

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

EdNews Daily

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.

63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World

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In an increasingly digital world, the things a student needs to know are indeed changing--sometimes drastically. The post 63 Things Every Student Should Know In A Digital World appeared first on TeachThought.

Here Is A Good Resource for Teaching Kids about Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Digital Passport is an excellent web tool and mobile app designed for students in grade 3-5 to educate them on the fundamentals of digital citizenship and help them stay safe while using the net.read more

New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for Remind

Graphite Blog

Remind asked if we could partner with them to reinforce safe and responsible behaviors needed for digital communication, which is just one aspect of our free K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum. We jumped at the opportunity and are pleased to announce a new Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Common Sense and Remind. Developing Digital Citizenship Through Mobile Communication.". “In

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

eSchool News

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. Common Sense Kids Action announced the launch of an aggressive campaign today to pass digital citizenship legislation in state capitols throughout the country.

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.

New Digital Citizenship Starter Kit for Remind

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Remind asked if we could partner with them to reinforce safe and responsible behaviors needed for digital communication, which is just one aspect of our free K-12 Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum. We jumped at the opportunity, and are pleased to announce that on Monday, March 9, teachers can access a Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Common Sense and Remind. Developing Digital Citizenship through Mobile Communication.". “In

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

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She is a MACUL board member and a member of the COSN advisory board for mobile learning and emerging technologies. She is passionate about engaging students in education and leveraging learning opportunity through digital technologies. Administrators All Subjects Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Innovation IT Coaches and Directors Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Teachers Tools

Do mobile devices stunt social-emotional skills?

eSchool News

As more of our lives are consumed with digital technology — social media, texting and smartphones — is it any wonder that our children are growing up with electronic gadgets as companions? And, ownership of smartphones — mobile devices with an internet connection — has tripled in recent years among young people. who authored the book “The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age.” Digital Citizenship McClatchy

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

Teacher Reboot Camp

This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Improving Self Concept & Digital Identity with Selfie Activities from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. In another example, who has taken the time to consider that much controversy over immigration may have been stoked by the perhaps hundreds of thousands of dollars poured into mobilizing and angering supporters and opponents of U.S. System Overview of Cyber-Technology in a Digitally Connected Global Society.

HP Pledges to Invest in Tech to Enhance Education for 100 Million by 2025

EdTech Magazine

Access Points Classroom Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking WirelessBy Phil Goldstein Increasingly, tech companies, including Google and Microsoft, see improving internet access for the underserved as part of their corporate social responsibility.

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.

Back to School Selfie Adventure for Your Students!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Selfies are an important part of your students’ digital identities. Their selfies help them humanize their digital experience. Discover many more digital activities like this one by attending my free webinar on Friday, July 31st, Meme Me! The Student’s Concept of Self in a Digital World. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Make a Difference in the World as a Citizen Scientist

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students achieve reading, writing, and digital research standards and see their learning make a real impact on the world. I’m so excited about the rich learning experience citizen science offers our students that I’ve dedicated one of the missions in my newest book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom, to facilitating students in their role as “citizen scientists” who share their field research with the world.

Making Digital Citizenship a Key Component of Back-to-School Time

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That's why we've worked with California Assemblymember Ed Chau to introduce a resolution, ACR 203, to declare October 16–22 Digital Citizenship Week. The goal of Digital Citizenship Week is to raise awareness about the importance of digital citizenship as a set of defined, teachable skills for kids in the 21st century. Interested in learning more about our advocacy efforts around digital citizenship and media literacy?

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. I am sharing activities, resources, tips, web tools and mobile apps that help students learn to be good people and also get them reading, writing, and more. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker. Digital storytelling , by shellyterrell.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take them and travel digitally to other places. In her consulting life, she has led CoSN’s Leadership for Mobile Learning initiative, developed strategic plans and content for companies, provided professional development coaching to school districts, and presented at numerous conferences. Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon on episode 190 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Cope with Bullying

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90% of teens who report being cyberbullied have also been bullied offline. ( “Seven Fears and the Science of How Mobile Technologies May Be Influencing Adolescents in the Digital Age,” George and Odgers, 2015 ). Use these five digital resources to provide age-appropriate and dynamic education to students: Bullied to Death- -a true story of a teen who commits suicide because of cyberbullying. Right to digital access. More on cyberbullying and digital citizenship.

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Yes, teens are addicted to mobile devices — but so are adults

eSchool News

Infographic shares realities behind today’s mobile device addiction. See also: Report: Teens feel ‘addicted’ to mobile devices. Check out the infographic below for a bit of what the teens (and their parents) copped to: Digital Citizenship infographic adults common Common Sense Media device devices Facebook high school kids mobile mobile device mobile devices parents school students

Teach Them Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. I am sharing activities, resources, tips, web tools and mobile apps that help students learn to be good people and also get them reading, writing, and more. Get them to brainstorm the digital equivelant of each act like maybe smiling at someone by adding an emoji or sticker. Digital storytelling , by shellyterrell.

7 Global Project Ideas from a Leading 3rd Grade Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Instantly scan and score with any mobile, desktop or document camera. Automatically transfer grades into any digital grade book. Step 1: Teach Digital Citizenship. At the beginning, I do a lot of work on digital citizenship — that we behave on social media the way we do in real life. Vickie Morgado on episode 177 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to sharpen students’ critical thinking skills online

eSchool News

With smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, students have 24/7 access to news, information, and opinions—not all of which are well-informed or well-intentioned. 21st Century Skills Digital Citizenship Industry Insights critical thinking digital citizenship hate speech social media

Every Schools' Obligation

A Principal's Reflections

We routinely hear how students use digital tools inappropriately for sexting, cyberbullying, cheating, video recording teachers and fights with peers, and plagiarizing. Unfortunately, these behaviors materialize as schools are not doing their part to educate students on digital responsibility, citizenship, and creating a positive footprint online. digital citizenship digital footprint digital literacy New Milford High School

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

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Will more schools embrace student-centric mobile devices? “There will be more momentum for mobile devices in classrooms with an eye toward affordable alternatives to traditional 1:1 rollouts.” In order to impart this knowledge to their students, teachers also had to go through digital literacy training. Now, many schools now provide digital training professional workshops to help teachers integrate online safety best practices in their everyday classrooms.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, June 8th at 4pm Common Sense Media: Digital Citizenship - Seeing the Big Picture , with Dr. Jason Ohler. In our community’s next webinar, Dr. Jason Ohler helps us consider how to use digital citizenship to help our students and ourselves navigate our rapidly evolving world. Join Jason on June 9th for a big-picture view of digital citizenship. How does your library manage digital collections? Is your library mobile friendly?

The Evolution of Civic Engagement

EdTechTeacher

Since one of the historical roles of public education is to prepare students for their role in our democratic society, a shift in civic engagement invariably means a shift in how we prepare students for modern citizenship. Other examples include mobilizing support for ideas and causes, holding those in power accountable, and educating other citizens. The digital revolution has provided many new and enhanced opportunities for civic action.