DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship

Neo LMS

Teaching digital citizenship can be a polarizing activity. Firstly, as digital natives, students seldom feel at a disadvantage when it comes to understanding online activities and behavior – leaving teachers often times adrift on a shifting sea of uncertainty. Thirdly, digital citizenship instruction can have a moralistic tone that can have students balking at its constriction and lack of open-mindedness. DOs of teaching digital citizenship.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. – PART 2: Digital Citizen. Digital Citizenship skills are a must for today’s modern society, but figuring out how and when to teach these skills to our students can be a challenge. Google has tons of free tools and training that will help us support the Digital Citizenship ISTE Standards and prepare our students for the future.

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Incorporating Social Media and Digital Citizenship in the First-Year Experience Course

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Part of that program requires (nearly) all undergraduate students to take a First-Year Seminar (FYS) course and one of the resolutions updated some of the specific outcomes of that course. In this post I’ll discuss how we’re approaching the new outcome of “responsible use of the internet and other social media” that the faculty have added to the course. Social Networking Services

Digital Citizenship & Data Collection

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With all this use of technology and the notion that prospective employers and college admissions officers are researching applicants, students should learn how to be responsible digital citizens and consider the effects of their digital footprints. Students tracking their digital footprint could make for a horrifying or surprising project and very relevant in this world where social media puts one''s actions on full display.

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.

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

The Top 3 Elements of Student Digital Citizenship. Now that we have technology in our classrooms, communities and homes, parents and educators are likely asking themselves, “How do we help children effectively use digital tools?”. Digital citizenship is the answer. The discussion surrounding digital citizenship has been growing, but not everyone can agree on its definition. Some people even define it as knowledge in a digital age.

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

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At the heart of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a pretty simple pedagogical philosophy: Teens need an honest, supportive space to discuss and think through how to navigate the challenges of media and identity. These discussions can be helped by relevant examples from media and the world. And just about every decision or outcome in the film lies somewhere in between. Isn’t all social media to some extent performance?

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

At the heart of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a pretty simple pedagogical philosophy: Teens need an honest, supportive space to discuss and think through how to navigate the challenges of media and identity. These discussions can be helped by relevant examples from media and the world. And just about every decision or outcome in the film lies somewhere in between. Isn’t all social media to some extent performance?

Why the Movie "Eighth Grade" Is Great for Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

At the heart of the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a pretty simple pedagogical philosophy: Teens need an honest, supportive space to discuss and think through how to navigate the challenges of media and identity. These discussions can be helped by relevant examples from media and the world. And just about every decision or outcome in the film lies somewhere in between. Isn’t all social media to some extent performance?

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

Teacher Reboot Camp

Many children play social games, such as Roblox and Fortnite, and experience cyberbullying much more than we did in the past. Common Sense Curriculum – The Digital Citizenship lesson plans and resources by Common Sense are full of engaging ways to get students to reflect on the choices they make online. Students have to choose what they will do for a character facing the situation then see the outcome of these choices.

Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh, education professional and contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher, has some interesting ideas on using your native LMS as a social learning platform. Education, thus, has its roots in the earliest social interactions. We inadvertently learn from our daily social interactions, with most of our informal learning happens through online sources of information. What makes your LMS a social learning platform?

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7 Strategies I Use When Students Make Apps (or Do Any Genius Projects)

The CoolCatTeacher

Now, this was the perfect outcome, but it was a perfect outcome because THEY decided it. Sometimes we’ll have Marketers doing something with social media. They’ll typically create a Twitter, Instagram, social media type platforms to go with it. Chromebooks Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

Trying to Ban Facebook is Not the Answer.

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From Pinecrest Preparatory Middle-High Administration Letter to Parents , February 22, 2012 When I first read and watched a news story about this Florida charter school''s letter to parents encouraging them to get their kids off of Facebook because of the problems social media activities were causing during the school day, it got me thinking. I wondered what would make a school even venture this request in our social media saturated society.

Educational Leadership for Social Good

EdTechTeam

Our teammate and Events Director, Al Thomas , a former principal himself, ran the Education Leaders Network Playground, which featured 28 sessions for leaders by leaders, and one session in particular stood out when we talked about it… a session called Leading EdTech Initiatives for Social Good by Jennifer Williams , author of Teach Boldly. An early adopter of iPads Jennifer remains dedicated to using technology in schools for a social purpose.

In the Hands of the Students: The Classroom Computer

Inquire and Inspire

The biggest challenge is finding an effective way for sharing a single computer so that students have the opportunity to create the digital media that they''d like to present. Research Station: If we take on the responsibility of developing Digital Citizenship within our students, then we must support them in developing effective research skills.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

Students can share these slides to create a digital word wall.” The platform gives teachers and administrators the flexibility to mix and match content from a growing number of open educational resources (OER), to digitize existing content, or to build their own. Children can learn reading, language, writing, math, social-emotional development, problem-solving skills, and motor development.

Technology is Here to Stay: Now What?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Finally, once purchased, I followed social media posts on the product’s upgrades, especially if the product incorporated some type of social-emotional component. Ask a Tech Teacher contributor, Christian Miraglia, taught for 36 years before retiring.

Online College Classes Start Monday!

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: 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 search/research.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended ASCD two years ago in Philadelphia and I couldn’t help but notice that while conversations haven’t necessarily shifted too much (school leadership, school transformations, teaching strategies, assessment, Common Core) I found that more and more sessions addressed digital technologies, connected learning and inquiry-based learning. Social Media and Connected Learning. conference edcamp PBL reflection social media technology

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: 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 search/research.

Classes in Remote Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: 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 search/research.

Nurturing a media literate next generation

Neo LMS

As parents and educators, we have a daunting task ahead of us: to equip children with the skills and knowledge they need to learn, develop, thrive and stay safe in this digital age. Read more: The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know.

20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

Student Engagement I’m in social media groups where frustrated teachers recently commented that their grade books looked like “Swiss Cheese” and that many students were just missing during online learning sessions. Social Media Social media can be used to safely engage learners.

The 2014 ASCD Annual Conference: There is Hope

Philly Teacher

I attended ASCD two years ago in Philadelphia and I couldn’t help but notice that while conversations haven’t necessarily shifted too much (school leadership, school transformations, teaching strategies, assessment, Common Core) I found that more and more sessions addressed digital technologies, connected learning and inquiry-based learning. Social Media and Connected Learning. technology conference social media reflection edcamp PBL

Online College Credit Classes Forming

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: The Tech-infused Teacher: The 21st Century Digitally-infused Teacher. Teachers will actively collaborate, share knowledge, provide constructive feedback to classmates, and publish digitally. Building Digital Citizens.

College Credit Classes in Remote Teaching/Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the the ones I’m currently offering: 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 search/research.

Teachers' Essential Guide to Social and Emotional Learning in Digital Life

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Media and technology are central to how young people learn, socialize, and participate in the world. This makes it all the more important to consider how our student’s digital lives can impact their social and emotional well-being.

Last Chance for this Online College-credit Classes–DigCit and Tech Tools for Writin

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MTI 557: 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. social media.

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3 Ways To Improve Student Success With Strong Course Design

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of learners (higher education and further education) believed that digital skills were crucial in their career but only about 50% believed that their course prepares them for it. Many now expect some form of digital technology and personalisation to be a part of any learning programme. So what are some key factors you should consider to maximise student success in your digital classroom? Having them collaborate online and ‘publish’ their projects on digital platforms (i.e.

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Using the Tools Appropriately: Unpacking ISTE Standard #2

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ISTE Student Standard #2 Digital Citizen: Students recognize the rights, responsibilities, and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical. Helping students to develop appropriate digital citizenship skills is an imperative part of the educational process not only for their own safety and legal obligations but for the care of others as well.

12 apps to help students improve their self-control

eSchool News

Building social and emotional learning (SEL) skills such as self-control requires face-to-face interaction, meaningful discussion, and reflection. Teach a lesson that helps students think about possible outcomes before posting on social media. Host a discussion around our digital impulses (clicking on junk articles, scrolling on social media, or posting for likes). Using our Digital Citizenship curriculum?

5 Things to teach to develop cyber-savvy students

Neo LMS

Educators have always tried to ensure a safe learning environment for students, as a way to reduce negative outcomes and increase retention rates. If we want our students to become great digital citizens — and we do — we need to teach them to be cyber-savvy as well.

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12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

Neo LMS

Make sure that all your programs are focussed on the ultimate goal: improving students learning outcomes. Think of interesting titles such as: Digital Citizenship for Today, Using Social Media to Teach or Mastering Emerging EdTech.

College Credit Classes in Blended Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the four I’m currently offering: 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. digital rights and responsibilities. digital search/research. social media. Be comfortable in your knowledge of all facets of digital citizenship.

9 Ways to Teach Tolerance

Ask a Tech Teacher

Admittedly, in the current social media world, words are today’s doing. While these may raise public awareness, they don’t deliver the tolerance necessary to change the outcome. 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. If you watch the news, tolerance seems to be a lost art. College kids shout down speakers.