A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A one time assembly about digital citizenship is not enough. So, Susan Bearden believes digital citizenship should be reinforced daily with kids.

Things Every Teacher Should Know About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

They are learning. Let’s dig into Gord’s three things about digital citizenship that every teacher should know. Show Notes – Things Every Teacher Should Know about Digital Citizenship: A simple explanation to parents about Internet safety.

How to Teach the 9 Themes of Digital Citizenship

Where Learning Clicks

What is digital citizenship? Digital citizenship refers to how we conduct ourselves on the web. The Rise of Social Media Growing up in the late 80s and early 90s, digital citizenship wasn’t something that I, my parents, or my teachers really thought.

Summer Online Learning Questions We’ve Gotten

Ask a Tech Teacher

In response to extensive interest from readers, Ask a Tech Teacher will be offering four Summer Learning classes: 1 of 4 Certificate classes. It’s the sequel and lets you dig deeper into what you learned last year. Click Summer Learning.

Summer Online Learning Questions We’ve Gotten

Ask a Tech Teacher

In response to extensive interest from readers, Ask a Tech Teacher will be offering four Summer Learning Certificate classes with 18-24 CEUs: June 19th through August 6th. It’s the sequel and lets you dig deeper into what you learned last year. The class is online through a class wiki (we’ll send you the Join Code). At the completion of each class, you get 18-24 CEUs (where available) and a Certificate of Completion itemizing what you learned in the class.

How One Middle School Gets Creative to Teach Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

That's a big change, and there's a lot to teach middle school students about responsible online behavior. The goal: teach middle school students how to be wise digital citizens. Seventh grade Digital identity is paramount in the seventh-grade Digital Citizenship Curriculum.

Census Bureau Revamps Statistics Program for K–12 Students and Teachers

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Online learning program offers interactive activities and databases to teach data analytics across all grade levels. Big Data Business Intelligence Classroom Curriculum Data Analytics Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet

5 Questions: How Can You Protect Student Data?

Where Learning Clicks

appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech Challenges of online learning Digital Citizenship online learning protect student data Student Data technology in the classroom

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3 Ways to Make Digital Citizenship Part of Your Everyday Teaching

Graphite Blog

We often hear from educators who feel like they don't have the time to address digital citizenship in their classrooms. Sure, many schools find integrating digital citizenship as a stand-alone program within those classes works well and allows for clear and measurable implementation school-wide. However, digital citizenship skills don't have to be presented as targeted lessons. Model digital citizenship on social media.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

techlearning

Today's students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is currently available online with iOS, Android, and edmodo apps coming soon. Learn more with us this summer! Digital Portfolios.

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Empatico-Build Global Awareness in Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

I’ve been on the hunt–for a long time–for resources that help students develop global awareness and perspective-taking while learning to reject the judgmental attitudes that seem to fester unchecked among those who don’t know the truth. learning goals.

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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

Museums, libraries win grants for youth to enhance online learning, community

Educator Innovator

Sixteen museums, libraries and nonprofit institutions have been awarded a total of $150,000 to engage young people in the development of apps, badges, curricula and other tools that will make the online experience more civil, safe and empowering. MacArthur Foundation, administered by Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC), and was carried out in collaboration with Facebook, the Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), and Mozilla.

4 tips for developing effective professional development for blended learning

The Christensen Institute

With the growing prevalence of blended learning in classrooms across the country, the need for teacher training for effective implementation is more critical than ever. Allow teachers to experience blended learning as a learner.

New BrainPOP partnership offers schools new resources for teaching the election

eSchool News

Second Avenue Learning partners with BrainPOP for trail program. As the conventions and election season draw near, a new partnership between Second Avenue Learning and BrainPOP will help provide new digital resources for educators teaching students about the election process.

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

EdTechSandyK

It is hard to cultivate the positive environment required for teaching and learning if social issues are causing continuous disruption. We would not want to try to teach nor have our own children/students learn in such an environment. Not to mention online games and chat rooms.

18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 Course – (25% OFF)

Shake Up Learning

The post 18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 Course – (25% OFF) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The 18 Challenges for Teachers in 2018 ONLINE COURSE! This course is about transforming the learning in your classroom and trying new ideas in 2018! It’s learning on-demand!

Mozilla Offers Training and Guides to Teach Net Neutrality

Educator Innovator

Net Neutrality , the principle that all online content or data, regardless of who creates it or receives it, should be given equal footing by Internet Service Providers – which was a founding principle of the Internet – is currently under threat by a recent court ruling. online. Learn more about Mozilla’s efforts to educate, empower, and organize, and browse a growing library of resources for teaching Net Neutrality here.

Wikispaces Classroom - A Flexible Tool for Teaching & Learning

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

Wikispaces Classroom is a flexible tool that has many useful features for designing and implementing technology powered learning experiences to support all learners. This online learning platform and virtual classroom is free, efficient, and built to support teaching and learning.

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How can schools protect student data without training teachers in privacy basics?

The Hechinger Report

Even when an app has additional privacy settings, many teachers are either unaware of the options or don’t bother changing the defaults, according to Sophia Cope, a staff attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation , a watchdog for civil liberties in the digital world.

Sextortion: Your Students Are at Risk, Teachers Can Help

The CoolCatTeacher

Sextortion is a shocking new way online predators are targeting kids. Today’s Sponsor: Netsmartz Free Teaching Digital Citizenship Course. Netsmartz is a free online training program from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. It is online.

Enter a competition to support youth in building a better web

Educator Innovator

Project:Connect is a competition for organizations to imagine ways to bring youth together to take on the challenge of digital citizenship. The Digital Media and Learning Competition, administered by HASTAC and supported by the MacArthur Foundation, and in collaboration with the Born This Way Foundation and Mozilla, is calling for proposals that offer youth a chance to “Project:Connect” this summer. Deadline: Online applications are due June 10, 2013, at 5pm PST.

3 Webtools You Can Learn This Summer in “20 in 20”

Ask a Tech Teacher

This summer, Ask a Tech Teacher is holding five Summer Learning classes : Tech-infused Teacher (Certificate edition for CEUs or grad class for college credit ). 20 Webtools in 20 Days (and the Structured Learning curriculum edition ). Summer Online Learning Questions We’ve Gotten.

3 Writing Webtools You Can Learn This Summer in the AATT Summer Learning Series

Ask a Tech Teacher

This summer, Ask a Tech Teacher is holding five Summer Learning classes : Tech-infused Teacher (Certificate edition for CEUs or grad class for college credit ). 20 Webtools in 20 Days (and the Structured Learning curriculum edition ). You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. The main point of this theory is that social learning attributes human behavior to be an outcome of cognitive, behavioral and environmental influences (Bandura, 1977 ).

PebbleGo Expands Its Reach by Adding Spanish Content and Audio

techlearning

(Minneapolis, MN) June 19, 2018 — Capstone’s K–2 online resource PebbleGo today announced its release of expanded Spanish materials. Good digital citizenship is good digital citizenship, no matter the language.”

6 Great Teacher Communities for Summer PD

Graphite Blog

We put together a list of our favorite online PLNs for you to check out over the break. Common Sense Educators is our Facebook group for educators committed to creating a positive, collaborative culture of digital learning and digital citizenship in their classrooms, schools, or districts.

20 Posts To Help You Integrate Technology the Right Way!

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I describe the many ways in which technology has impacted our traditions, rituals, communication, language, relationships, values, and learning. We have a generation of digital learners who need guidance on how to navigate the web, be good digital citizens, and problem solve and collaborate with their digital devices. 20 Ways to Transform Learning with Technology. Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y.

Top 10 BYOD concerns — and how to overcome them [Part 1]

Neo LMS

More and more schools adopt BYOD policies and allow students to bring their own mobile phones, tablets, eBooks, and other devices in the classroom, and use them as tools to enhance learning. BYOD deepens the digital divide. BYOD will distract students from learning.

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ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

techlearning

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) is beginning enrollment today for ISTE U , an online professional learning hub for teachers and leaders to build critical skills for teaching and learning in a digital world. What’s New: New Tools for Schools ] ISTE partnered with D2L to use the BrightSpace learning management system (LMS) to power ISTE U. Taking Mobile Learning to the Next Level. ? Digital Citizenship in Action. ?

"Always On" Education with Project Share #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Notes from a breakout session at South by Southwest Edu 2011 Presenter: David McGeary, Harris County Department of Education, Digital Learning Specialist McGeary helped build the first version of the Texas Tour in ProjectShare Hybrid or blended learning fills the gap between what we teach in the classroom with what they do in the real world. It helps students create within online spaces and solve authentic real-world problems. Create focused online objectives.

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FOUR TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL LEARNING INITIATIVE

techlearning

Here at Dalat International School, we believe that online learning is a vital component of a student’s education—so much so that, before our students can graduate, they must take at least one of their high-school courses online.

Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

Ask a Tech Teacher

That changed somewhat when online worksheets allowed students to practice until they got it but it didn’t make it any more fun. Here are five online math resources that will turn boring math into a favorite subject: Mathletics. More online math practice.

Extending Classroom Discussions with Technology

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

Having multiple perspectives widens viewpoints and enables better understanding to form in the learning community. As educators, we all know that discussions are an integral part of a learning environment. In fact, it was dominated by outspoken individuals in the learning environment.