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. What’s more, about two in five children under the age of two have used a mobile device. We feel that digital citizenship is something that all students should learn.”.

Are Smartphones in the Classroom a Smart Move?

The CoolCatTeacher

Liz Kolb in episode 387 of the 10-Minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. She is a MACUL board member and a member of the COSN advisory board for mobile learning and emerging technologies.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

Teacher Reboot Camp

If our messages and digital behavior have an audience, then we need to make them matter. Teachers have the ability to change these behaviors by teaching citizenship daily. I realize many teachers face barriers when teaching citizenship. Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

A Global Search for Education Reflection From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. System Overview of Cyber-Technology in a Digitally Connected Global Society.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Our handle for Twitter is @globaledcon. You can take them and travel digitally to other places. Twitter: @elemenous.

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.

12 Ways to Join the Twitter Party to Celebrate Digital Learning Day 2014

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Digital Learning Day raises awareness about the ways digital learning supports educators. Here are 10 ways you can celebrate, on Twitter! Follow the official Digital Learning Day account @OfficialDLDay 2. Join the Twitter party on Feb.

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


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?

Got Twitter? Make it Better! #TCEA14


At the 2014 TCEA Convention and Exposition , I presented a concurrent session called Got Twitter? I assume folks reading this already know the basics of using Twitter and how to follow, Tweet, and Retweet. Participate in a Twitter chat. Got Twitter?

Digital Privacy is a Civil Right

Indiana Jen

What is often not discussed in these arguments is the interconnectedness of social media and digital, data privacy. Even with all of the ink (digital and analogue) spilt on the topic, most individuals do not understand what data privacy is, why it’s important, or how it is used.

20 Top #ISTE2015 Influencers to Follow on Twitter

Gaggle Speaks

To help stay on top of the many wonderful happenings at ISTE , we’ve published a short list of top influencers on Twitter conversations related to #ISTE2015. Hop on Twitter and follow these folks to see what they’re learning and sharing. ISTE Mobile Learning @ISTE_MLN.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A School Twitter Chat

TeachThought - Learn better.

A Teacher’s Guide For Creating A Twitter Chat In Your School. A twitter chat is an amazing resource for professional development AND gives educators the option to participate in their PJs, from the comfort of their own home! Give twitter tips and archive chat.

The Problem With Expecting Student Access


There is more and more pressure to eliminate as many non-digital learning activities as possible, both at home and in the classroom. Teaching in a rural area opened my eyes to the students who don’t participate in the digital world when they are outside of school.

uKnow.com: Keep your Kids Safe Online


uKnowKids is your digital dashboard to what your kids are doing and where they are. uKnowKids will make it easier for you to educate, engage with and protect your teen or tween when they use social networking or their mobile phone. Smart Tools. Safer Kids.

If We Could Write 10,000 Words.

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

David Blixt - Author 6 hours ago via mobile I''ve been asked, due to how much I''m able to produce, if I sleep. Students have access to writing in forms that were not available to me way back when: Facebook, Twitter, blogging, email, etc.

EdTechSandyK's Top 5 Posts of 2013


posts on my blog from 2013 as tracked by Blogger: How to Decode a Tweet , 1/7/13 - I originally wrote this post and created the graphic for it because I needed it for a Twitter for Professional Development workshop that I was going to be co-leading the next month.

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EdTechSandyK's Top Five Posts of 2012


October 19, 2012 - Upon learning that my district would for the first time be implementing iPads for student use and being tasked with helping to create a plan for said use, I reached out to my Twitter network via my blog to ask for advice from those who had gone before.

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How students are using social media to change the world

FETC Converge

The Parkland students have been using Twitter and other social platforms to mobilize teens (and adults) to fight for stricter gun laws. Uncategorized digital citizenship SEL social media Student activitismBut the Parkland students aren’t the only ones using social media to do more than watch videos and memes. Across the country, high school students are figuring out other ways to use social media positively. Read more at eSchool News.

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future

EdTech Magazine

Digital Literacy Programs Prepare Students for a Tech-Enabled Future. With 95 percent of teenagers in possession of mobile devices, students are constantly sharing and searching through social media platforms. . Be safe: Information security is a key component of digital citizenship.

Six Powerful Motivations Driving Social Learning By Teens


Today’s students often have more computing power in their pockets, on their mobile phones, than the PCs in the outdated computer lab–-but they are usually prevented from using it. You can follow him on Twitter at @DavidPriceOBE. Getty By David Price.

Remind Takes Student and Stakeholder Engagement to a New Level

A Principal's Reflections

Introducing two-way messaging on mobile for can be tricky, because teachers need messaging to be safe when communicating with minors and parents, and many don’t want to have to manage incoming text messages from their entire class! Communication Digital Leadership Remind

How Young People Are Changing Civics, by Any Media Necessary

Educator Innovator

But young people today are harnessing digital and social media tools to get their stories out to the world. Donald Trump engages a huge audience on Twitter, and Bernie Sanders supporters have turned a once-little-known candidate into a mainstream one largely via social media.

Tell Me All About it with Tellagami

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Tellagami is a mobile app that lets users create a short animated video using any mobile device. Students could also embed the Gami in a digital portfolio such as a Google Site or a blog. Ideas for Use For use in the classroom, students could take a picture of a project with their mobile device and upload the picture as their background image. BYOD BYOT digital citizenship edmodo edtech flipclass

Q&A: Tarah Luster Explains How to Teach K–12 Students Digital Responsibility

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Tarah Luster Explains How to Teach K–12 Students Digital Responsibility. With easier access to social media platforms through mobile devices, students are spending significantly more time online. Twitter.

How to (Not) Fill a Blank White Page

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Using Edmodo, Twitter (#BWP12), Skype or Google Hangouts, students can collaborate on creating and sharing answers. Additional participants could be found via networking on Twitter with other educators-- just pop into a #flipclass chat on Monday nights-- or via posting a request to one of the communities on Edmodo. We have 6 computer and mobile labs for 2000+ students right now and students'' home access is inconsistent. Working with Ms.


Must Read NY Times Article on Parenting and Cyberbullying


Yesterday the New York Times published the article As Bullies Go Digital, Parents Play Catch-Up. It received a great deal of buzz on Twitter and with good reason - it''s one of the best articles on this subject that I''ve seen, touching on many sides of this complicated issue. I reshared it on Twitter and also shared it on Facebook and now I''m blogging about it. What you’ve given your child “is a mobile computer.” cyberbullying digital citizenship online safety

8 Education Books For The Digital Age: The Connected Educator Series #CorwinCE

The Web20Classroom

Ask any of the thousands of teachers who regularly use Twitter, Pinterest, or Facebook about connected education, and you may get an earful about using digital tools as a means to connect with educators and students worldwide.

Let’s Catch up at #iste2016 : Here’s how

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Vicki will be talking about mobile app development with Alefiya Bhatia, co- founder of Crescerance. They have an excellent free digital citizenship training program for teachers, Netsmartz. Alefiya Bhatia from MAD-Learn and Vicki will be talking about mobile app development and web design during this Playground session organized by the CTN Leadership at ISTE.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

With all of these technologies populating classrooms this year, it is also more integral than ever that educators instill students with the tenets of digital citizenship. Digital Citizenship Remains a Priority. Twitter. 4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018.

4 Factors to Consider When Debating Cell Phones in Schools - Guest Post

Educational Technology Guy

4 Factors to Consider When Debating Cell Phones in Schools Hilary Bird is a digital journalist who writes about the things that fascinate her the most: relationships, technology, and how they impact each other. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

Having said that, here’s a granular list of teacher-approved books to keep you busy this summer: Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times.

Adobe Spark — All-purpose Desktop Publishing Tool for the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

The desktop app gives access to all three in one spot while a mobile device requires the download of three different free apps. It works equally well on your desktop, laptop, Chromebook, Mac, iOS device, and mobile device and syncs between all with ease.

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Kyle Pearce: How to Make Math Visual

The CoolCatTeacher

Kyle Pearce on episode 304 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. SolveMe Mobiles , for example, is a great tool online that really makes solving equations visual and very intuitive. Twitter: @MathletePearce.

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Padlet: A Versatile Classroom Tool

Ask a Tech Teacher

It can be accessed via a direct link that is posted or emailed, or an embed in any digital platform that accepts these HTML codes (such as a blog, website, or wiki). It can be managed from the website, a mobile device, or with a Chrome app or extension.

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

Twitter. In the hands of students, Twitter is commonly viewed as a gossipy distraction that takes students away from the important work done at class and home. Students sign into personal accounts (when age-appropriate) or a class Twitter account.

5 Ways to Use JotForm Cards With Your Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are lots of platforms available but for many, JotForm is the gold standard whether on PCs, Macs, or mobile devices. JotForm Cards display just as well on a desktop as a mobile device.

11 Back-to-school Activities for the First Month of School

Ask a Tech Teacher

This tool is intuitive, easy to use, and is available on mobile devices only. Digital Citizen. Using the digital device’s annotation tool or embedding the picture in a draw program that allows for annotations, have students add all the digital devices they use during the week.

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