Effective Digital Citizenship Education

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Digital citizenship education doesn’t work in a lecture format. Dr. Kristen Mattson, author of Digital Citizenship in Action talks about how they’ve integrated digital citizenship into all of their courses at her school and how you can too.

[Free Digital Citizenship Webinar] The 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship

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On Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for a free webinar on the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship. Digital citizenship is a range of behaviors our students must learn. Digital Citizenship This webinar is sponsored by NetRef and taught by Vicki Davis.

NetSupport joins The Digital Citizenship Institute

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Today, NetSupport and The Digital Citizenship Institute announced a strategic partnership aimed to help schools and their stakeholders reignite the digital citizenship discussion. Curran, Founder and Executive Director of the Digital Citizenship Institute.

Crucial “Digital Citizenship” Conversations

The Principal of Change

I realized how important it is to my digital profile and that it could effect my future! “With the ever expanding world of social media, whether we like it or not, global perceptions are formed based on how we communicate as members of our digital society.

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

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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 Amplify Kindergarten and Elementary Voices

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Blended Learning and E-Learning Blogging Classroom Design Digital Citizenship Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) Innovation Kindergarten (ages 3-6) STEM Students Teachers Tools Web Tools Wonderful Classroom Wednesday

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

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This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects.

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.

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

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There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL.

5 Great Resources to Teach Digital Citizenship

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Just as we teach our students how to do algebra, analyze historical documents, and write persuasive essays, we must also teach them how to be good digital citizens. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

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They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. Currently, I am the Computer and Technology Teacher for over 450 elementary students at a STEM Charter School. Buncee to create digital stories, digital posters, and more!

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Safely Involve Students in Social Media and More Student Voice Tips

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You can even transfer grades into any digital grade book with the touch of a button. Heather: Well, Vicki, I have a passion for digital citizenship and student voice integrated in there. Helping students develop their voice through digital portfolios.

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.

4 K-12 Ed Tech Trends to Watch in 2018

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Analytics, virtual reality, makerspaces and digital citizenship top the minds of education experts for the year. Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Digital Citizenship Hardware Internet STEM Virtual Reality

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

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Dr. Ray is the Executive Director of the Center for Digital Education and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University. Episode 135 from the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

How to Teach STEM Every Day

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STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Every corner of every life includes STEM, which explains the increasing interest in STEM-educated students to fill the nation’s jobs. Embrace the concrete nature of answers in STEM topics.

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

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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.

5 Ideas to Connect Your Classroom

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10-minute Teacher Show Blogging Digital Citizenship Flat Classroom Innovation STEM TeachingA Conversation with TW Williamson from Taiwan on The 10-Minute Teacher #45 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Make a Difference in the World as a Citizen Scientist

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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.

6 Tech Best Practices for New Teachers

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A study released last year by the National Council on Teacher Quality found that nearly half of the nation’s teacher training programs failed to insure that their candidates were STEM-capable. Many schools now provide digital devices for students, often a Chromebook or an iPad.

Men behaving badly

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How are our secondary schools fostering meaningful discussions with our young men about online respect, digital citizenship, and face-to-face treatment of girls and women that result in actual conversations and reflection, not just trite slogans, hectoring, and finger-wagging from adults? .

Learning Revolution Free PD - Michael Stephens Live Keynote - Follett Challenge - Digital Citizenship Week - K12 Online Starts

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Digital Citizenship Week. We’re proud to be in partnership with Common Sense Education to celebrate the Second Annual Digital Citizenship Week – October 19th -25th. Join us to shine a spotlight on the importance of helping kids learn how to create safe, responsible digital lives. Faculty training does not always acknowledge the fact that digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.

C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics

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C-STEM Studio is a California A-G approved curriculum and turn-key solution for teaching science, technology, engineering and mathematics through computing and robotics. ” In fact, the C-STEM Studio algebra curriculum is fully aligned with Common Core state standards in mathematics.

Tech giants commit $300M to STEM education

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The White House in September announced plans to spend $200 million a year on grants meant to boost STEM education in an effort to close a widening skills gap that, some say, has left Americans out of the running for scientific and technical jobs. McClatchy News STEM

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How to Interest the Next Generation of Great Minds to Work in STEM Fields

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I’ve had a lot of questions in the last few months about STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) in the classroom. STEM is the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, and covers an immense range of subject areas. Math Science STEM stringer

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Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education

EdTech Magazine

Q&A: Justina Nixon-Saintil on How Investment Can Improve Equity in STEM Education. By 2019, Verizon expects to have 150 schools participating in the Verizon Innovative Learning program , the company’s initiative to improve STEM education, according to a recent announcement. .

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

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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?

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Digital Citizenship Toolbox Yesterday, I had the opportunity to talk with third graders about digital citizenship. I love talking about digital citizenship with elementary students because it is such an easy age to influence them to be good digital citizens.

Class Tech Tips: Movie-Making in the STEM Classroom with Spark Video

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If you’re looking for new ways for students to show off what they have learned, consider introducing a STEM activity with Spark Video. STEM Activities for Students Do your students show their work when solving math problems?

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How Differentiation Helps Learning Stick

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Cathie Gillner: Say I’m teaching a digital citizenship concept. We worked on a project about digital citizenship, and we asked: ‘Are you the same persona online as you are offline?’

Bring Weather into Your Lesson Plan with Earth Networks and WeatherSTEM

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One of the hottest topics in schools and an area of greatest need is STEM resources. Earth Networks has developed creative and compelling STEM curricula on a variety of weather topics. I asked them to drop in and explain their education programs to the AATT community: Why Teach STEM?

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Find the Awesome, Create the Awesome

The Principal of Change

created a website , Developing Innovations, “To inspire, celebrate and promote #STEM.” Understanding and Responding to the Larger Societal Context digital citizenship digital leadership innovative teaching and learning jennifer casa-todd social media tweetping

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Hyperdocs Literacy Task Boards and Flipgrid Reading Circles

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But going for this digital task board or the hyperdoc task board has just created a lot of excitement in the class. Vicki: As I’m looking at it, you’ve got flipgrid, you’ve got it easy to have conversations using digital tools.

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The Importance of 3D Printing in Education

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Yet 3D printers are a natural choice for instruction in STEM courses. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Education reform 3D STEM

Kyle Pearce: How to Make Math Visual

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Free Digital Citizenship Webinar: Thursday, May 10 at 5pm ET, join me for the 9 Key P’s of Digital Citizenship sponsored by NetRef AND get a free pilot of NetRef’s internet management and monitoring solution.

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12 Projects for your STEAM program

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STEAM–Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math–is education’s new STEM. I’ve written before on ways to use STEM every day in classwork. Digital music. Some of the webtools are compatible with all popular digital devices; others with only a few.

PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

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Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math. STEM modules. You can also visit PASCO website’s Digital Library for hundreds of free labs and experiments that can be sorted by age group (elementary, MS, HS, AP, or University) or subject. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum.

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