What Educators Need to Know Right Now About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

A youth advocate with more than 20 years’ writing and speaking about youth and digital media, Anne has served on three national task forces on Internet safety, including the Obama administration’s 2009 Online Safety & Technology Working Group, which she co-chaired.

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

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Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know


So, existing in this environment, working, learning, doing business, communicating just like we do in real life make us citizens of this digital world. As digital citizens, we have both rights and obligations and that is why learning more about the concept of digital citizenship is crucial.

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. Related: How to craft useful, student-centered social media policies. A 6-step digital citizenship plan.

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. If digital tools do not direct us toward an increase in learning, we need to rethink why we are using them. Part 2: Digital Citizenship.

Google Launches YouTube curriculum on Digital Citizenship

Educational Technology Guy

Google has a new curriculum on YouTube that helps teachers educate students on digital citizenship, including online safety, etiquette and more. digital literacy google Google for Educators YouTube

Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

He is the author of several books on effectively using digital technologies to communicate and assess learning. His “ Mapping Media to the Curriculum ” book series and digital literacy framework focuses on helping students “show what they know” with media and create digital portfolios.

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Dr. Alec Couros on Spearfishing, Citizenship, and Lateral Reading

The CoolCatTeacher

Citizenship encompasses digital citizenship and the importance of lateral reading are three of the motivating topics tackled today with education thought-leader Dr. Alec Couros.

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. By: Robyn Shulman, M.Ed.

How to Lay the Digital Citizenship Groundwork with Your Students

Gaggle Speaks

One of the best ways to promote positive online student behavior is to have incorporate digital citizenship into learning. More than likely they will come up with some ideas to add to your policy. When a student violates the policy, you’ve got to stand firm on the consequences.

Digital Citizenship Chat Preview for June 11, 2014


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How Instagram, Facebook and Twitter Foster Digital Citizenship & Safety

Gaggle Speaks

Others have made efforts to foster digital citizenship and online safety as well. Be sure to visit Facebook’s Safety Center for information on its safety policies, tools and resources that are available to the public. We laud all efforts to create safer online environments and kinder communities, and hope they continue to promote values aligned with digital citizenship. Did you notice any peculiar trends on Instagram recently?

Excited to Join the Digital Citizenship Chat Team in 2014! #digcit


Digital citizenship is a topic that has become increasingly important in recent years as young people and adults alike negotiate what it means to be a participant in the largely public and searchable online world.

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

In this post I would like to introduce 10 more resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. immigration policies? System Overview of Cyber-Technology in a Digitally Connected Global Society. Digital Citizenship with Social Media: Participatory Practices of Teaching and Learning in Secondary Education.

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.

Is Your Digital Citizenship Program Up to Snuff?

Leadership Lounge

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. And the digital citizenship landscape continues to change.

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

Graphite Blog

Not long ago, the term "digital citizenship" connoted cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and security. Much like the term has continued to evolve, the Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LA Unified) efforts, known as #DigCitLA , have expanded with the growth of digital citizenship awareness. Digital citizenship can effectively become part of the curriculum when teachers are comfortable in weaving it through their instructional practices.

Acceptable or Responsible? What’s Your Use Policy?

Tom Murray

Concern about student safety while online and use of digital tools is undoubtedly valid. We believe it is our moral obligation as educators to keep students safe, while simultaneously enabling them to create responsible digital footprints.

Teaching CyberSecurity to Empower Students and Schools to Be Safe

The CoolCatTeacher

With knowledge in digital forensics and current technology, the Virginia Cyber Range is working to lead the world in educating its students on cyber security. Digital hygiene (yes, this is a word!). Digital forensics. Want to hear another episode on digital citizenship?

Partnering Tech Integration with Digital Citizenship

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It requires creating a culture of digital citizenship that involves students, faculty, and parents -- a whole-community approach. I talked with Kelly Mendoza, senior director of learning and engagement for Common Sense Education, about digital citizenship, new resources available to professional development leaders in districts, and how educators can get started in their own school communities. We strongly advocate a whole-community approach to digital citizenship.

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

You can take them and travel digitally to other places. 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.

October is National Bullying Prevention Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

I think we need to remember that there’s a digital component now to leadership and citizenship. Administrators All Grades All Subjects Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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March 12th Global Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship (DigitalCitizenship.com)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We invite you to join us on Monday, March 12, 2018 , in Washington, DC , for the 2018 Global Symposium on Digital Citizenship. Select CoSN Member or Non-member, change the “0” next to the “Symposium on Educating for Digital Citizenship ONLY” to a “1”.

5 Home and Smart Phone Filtering Options for Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

We sent her the password, and she hopped on, and the minute she hopped on, my filtering policy started to take effect. 5 Idea Friday All Grades Chromebooks Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Create a Digital Citizen- Resources to Celebrate Digital Citizenship Week Oct. 19-25th


Digital Citizenship Week is October 19-25th. Digital Citizenship Week is all about teaching kids how to think critically, be safe, and make smart and responsible decisions when using digital media.

The surveillance of our youth

Dangerously Irrelevant

How do we create eyes on the digital street? Are we creating digital social graphs for our children and then placing them in the hands of commercial vendors? Black Mirror shows who’s really losing their mind in the digital age – parents.

Shaping My Classroom’s Culture with Digital Citizenship

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When I first started teaching 18 years ago, I could introduce digital citizenship to my students on my own time line, since primary graders weren't as immersed in the digital world as they are now. Today, our digital citizenship work starts on the first day of school.

Wanda Terral: 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death

The CoolCatTeacher

Safe experiences with monitoring and support can help children understand digital safety. In today’s show, Wanda Terral talks about how to help kids understand digital safety. 5 Ways to Help Kids Understand Digital Safety Without Scaring Them To Death.

How to Understand Cyberbullying: From a Teen’s Experience

The CoolCatTeacher

The school had] no policy on bullying or cyberbullying at the time. Digital Citizenship Every Classroom Matters Podcast News & Trends Social Media TeachingAre You a Teacher Kids Can Tell? From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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Vet What You Buy

A Principal's Reflections

To assist with the vetting process, I suggest you take a look at the Digital Instructional Materials: Acquisitions Policies for States site from SETDA. digital citizenship Digital responsibility Teachers Pay TeachersTeaching is tough.

Getting ON[the]LINE With the Best Tech Policies, Resources and News in One Place


Written by CUE Member Elizabeth Calhoon @ecalhoon One of the greatest struggles that school boards, administrators and educators have is the ability to find high-quality resources to create technology policies that make sense today. Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship

Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities

Ask a Tech Teacher

The privileges and freedoms extended to digital users who type a URL into a browser or click a link in a PDF or scan a QR Code require that they bear the responsibility to keep the virtual library a safe and healthy environment for everyone. Digital Rights. Digital Responsibilities.