Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

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. Digital Citizenship that Works. She is a high school library media center director in Illinois and author of the book Digital Citizenship in Action published through ISTE.

5 Aspects of digital citizenship students must be aware of

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We have spoken before about what defines a good digital citizen , and today we will extrapolate some more on that definition to include some new emerging trends. To recap, digital citizenship encompasses the ability to operate and “be” in the online world in a responsible manner that demonstrates respect for others, as well as their rights to privacy and safety. Read more: DOs and DON’Ts of teaching digital citizenship. Again, more study is required.

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3 Good Resources to Help Teachers Incorporate Digital Citizenship in Their Classroom Teaching

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

As our students and kids become more and more dependent on digitality to connect, study, and learn, the need for digital citizenship becomes even more persistent. digital citizenship

Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

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So when schools set themselves the task of “incorporating technology”, or “developing digital citizens ” they are in fact revealing the disconnect between education and the rest of the modern world. Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship. The digital landscape provides a compounding volume of differing, and at times conflicting inputs. The post Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship appeared first on NEO BLOG.

Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success

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Studying used to mean memorizing–flash cards, rote drills, worksheets, repeat. One of our Ask a Tech Teacher contributing writers has some great suggestions on the secrets to successful studying. Revealed: The Secrets to Studying Success. Study Smarter Not Longer.

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Kinesthetic Lessons in Empathy and Digital Citizenship

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Whether you are a library media specialist, a teacher of social studies, art history, ELA or any other discipline that incorporates art and photography as a teaching tool or element of content, building living tableaux — people posing to replicate a 2D image — is a classroom exercise that has so many learning benefits for students! For this exercise, let’s imagine that we are studying Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump by Joseph Wright. Citizenship.

The 9 essential elements of digital citizenship

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Every digital citizen should have these skills. According to a recent Common Sense Media’s study , the percentage of children ages eight and under who’ve used a mobile device nearly doubled from 2011 to 2013, from 38 percent to 72 percent. Whether they have a knowledge of how to use it appropriately is another question,” said Ribble, the author of Digital Citizenship in Schools and the chair of ISTE’s digital citizenship PLN.

5 Websites for 4th Grade Word Study

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Here are a few of the popular resources teachers are using to reinforce and teach word study: Grammar games –a collection of easy-to-use games that cover grammar, vocabulary, parts of speech, and more. Click here for more Word Study websites. 4th Grade Word study/Vocabulary

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5 Ways Ed-tech Can Enhance Social Studies Lessons

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Lately, I’ve concentrated on social studies. I chatted with my PLN, browsed forums where I knew efriends hung out, and taught a slew of online grad school classes to teachers who always are willing the discuss their newest favorite social studies tech tool. Like social studies.

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Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

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As educators, we spend a great deal of time trying to figure out the best way to prepare our students for the challenges they will face, both in the real and the digital worlds. For many of us, we have embraced the concepts of digital citizenship, trying to help our communities navigate the difference between behaviors and actions online and in real life. Case Study: What is the #MoMoChallenge?

Opportunities prisoners have to study

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She’s written a thoughtful article about the availability of education, books, and learning even for those without access to where you and I typically fulfill our need for knowledge: What opportunities do prisoners have to study? Education is a passion, both teaching and learning.

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Public Domain Day and Happy New Year!

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According to Duke Law Center for the Study of the Public Domain, here are some of the newly-available artistic works you might like a/o January 1, 2021 : F. Digital Citizenship Holidays WebsitesEvery year, January 1st, is P ublic Domain Day.

Using tech to promote digital citizenship

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Education for global citizenship: A guide for schools Global citizenship in the classroom: A guide for teachers Teaching controversial issues Maths and global citizenship English and global citizenship Science and global citizenship There are many similarities in the development of a global citizen and digital citizen. Global Citizenship Activities and Resources Educators freely share ways they are promoting cultural awareness in their classrooms.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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To find out what some actual middle schoolers have to say about this, I visited Sarah Landis ' classroom in San Jose, California, where she teaches ELA and social studies (in addition to a very interesting-sounding Minecraft class!). On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? Forming an identity is a big part of being a middle schooler.

It’s Not Digital Citizenship—It’s Just Citizenship, Period.

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Citizenship knows no boundaries. The civics lessons we teach our students outside of the digital arena apply to the online world and vice versa. As a classroom teacher and an instructional technologist, I struggled with how to find time in students’ already-busy schedules to incorporate digital citizenship, even though I knew it was important to teach. So I lost the digital. I hope you can begin to “lose the digital," too.

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

5 Ways Edtech Enhances Social Studies Lessons

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Before I get into how edtech enhances social studies lessons, let’s ask a foundational question: What the heck is Social Studies ? According to Brookings , roughly nine percent of educators consider themselves social studies teachers. More on social studies topics.

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Digital citizenship lessons aren’t going to crack filter bubbles and echo chambers

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C Thi Nguyen said: Jamieson and Cappella’s book is the first empirical study into how echo chambers function. In their analysis, echo chambers work by systematically alienating their members from all outside epistemic sources. Their research centres on Rush Limbaugh, a wildly successful conservative firebrand in the United States, along with Fox News and related media. Limbaugh uses methods to actively transfigure whom his listeners trust.

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. Common Sense released its newest report, Connection and Control: Case Studies of Media Use Among Lower-Income Minority Youth and Parents. All middle schools in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) have officially begun to incorporate digital citizenship education into the curriculum.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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To find out what some actual middle schoolers have to say about this, I visited Sarah Landis ' classroom in San Jose, California, where she teaches ELA and social studies (in addition to a very interesting-sounding Minecraft class!). On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? Forming an identity is a big part of being a middle schooler.

Instagram, Middle School, and Digital Citizenship

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To find out what some actual middle schoolers have to say about this, I visited Sarah Landis ' classroom in San Jose, California, where she teaches ELA and social studies (in addition to a very interesting-sounding Minecraft class!). On the day I visited, Sarah was teaching the digital citizenship lesson Who Are You Online? Forming an identity is a big part of being a middle schooler.

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.

World Password Day — It’s Today!

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A study in the UK found that the average person has around 118 accounts. Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. Digital Citizenship security

Understanding, Teaching, and Reaching Digital Native Students—and Digital Native Caregivers

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Many of them grew up immersed in a digital world. They are the digital natives. The earliest digital natives are now sending their own children to school. The great news is that digital natives want to learn. What Does it Mean for a Student to be a Digital Native?

Which Digital Citizenship Skills Do Students Need Most?

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Digital citizenship has emerged as a top priority in U.S. In fact, six out of 10 educators are teaching some kind of digital citizenship skill every month. Though digital citizenship encompasses a range of skills and habits of mind, we've observed that often teachers and schools design digital citizenship instruction with a protectionist approach, emphasizing anti-cyberbullying education and internet safety.

In the marketplace: Minecraft Education Edition, apps for ELLs, digital citizenship, and more

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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. Common Sense Kids Action announced the launch of an aggressive campaign today to pass digital citizenship legislation in state capitols throughout the country.

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. Oftentimes, we assume that digital natives will already understand many of these concepts, when in reality, our students need guidance on leaving positive digital footprints that will not hinder them later in life. Check out these five resources to kick-start digital citizenship in your classroom!

How PS1X in the Bronx Does Digital Citizenship

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In 2014, Vargas was looking for resources to provide her grades K-5 students and their families with much-needed media-literacy and digital citizenship support. When Vargas brought the Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum back to her colleagues and administration, they were all on board. The principal of PS1X, Jorge Perdomo, was optimistic that digital citizenship instruction would greatly benefit their students.

10 Popular Educational Trends and What You Need to Know

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Some, like social-emotional learning and digital citizenship, have long been important—and they may require even more focus this year. Digital Citizenship. The COVID-19 crisis is changing the educational landscape, often in unpredictable ways.

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World Password Day — It’s Coming!

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A study in the UK found that the average person has around 118 accounts. Digital security protocols require I be more proactive with managing my passwords. More on digital safety. Teaching Basic Cybersecurity Measures To Everyday People (For Parents of Digital Natives).

Building Good Relationships with Your Students’ Parents

The CoolCatTeacher

Mike Daugherty, a Director of Technology in Ohio, has been studying this topic and experimenting for the last several years to find optimal ways to communicate with today’s parents. All Subjects Digital Citizenship Edtech Tool Tuesday Education High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Kindergarten (ages 3-6) Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Parents Teachers

The SLIDE Study: A chat with Deb Kachel (Part 2)

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The study emphasizes a critical equity issue: our most vulnerable students are those most impacted by a declining numbers of school librarians. I recently chatted with project director, Deb Kachel to dig a little deeper into what the study means and her hopes for its impact and use.

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What Factors Influence Your Tendency to Plagiarize in School?

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The British Journal of Educational Psychology has produced multiple studies indicating that fear of failure determines the methods that students use to reach their goals – and that those methods often involve plagiarism. Researchers studying trends behind plagiarism suggest that it is a modern idea, fueled by a student’s difficulty in differentiating between beneficial collaborative learning and harmful intellectual infringement. Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities.

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

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Of course, we can’t dictate how the faculty teach their course but it’s likely that most faculty would use and build on well-constructed, useful materials (handouts, case studies, example exercises, etc.) First, students and faculty will discuss social media using (a) properties of social media identified by researchers and (b) case studies. Students will then write their own case study.

Making Digital Citizenship a Key Component of Back-to-School Time

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That's why we've worked with California Assemblymember Ed Chau to introduce a resolution, ACR 203, to declare October 16–22 Digital Citizenship Week. The goal of Digital Citizenship Week is to raise awareness about the importance of digital citizenship as a set of defined, teachable skills for kids in the 21st century. Interested in learning more about our advocacy efforts around digital citizenship and media literacy?