The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know

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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.

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.

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How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12

EdTech Magazine

How Technology Can Improve Digital Citizenship in K–12. As technology is further integrated into the classroom, digital citizenship is an essential skill all students need to possess. . Earlier this year in a webinar from edWeb , Jeff Meyer, director of education at Learning.com, outlined the importance of ingraining digital citizenship in students at a young age, and listed some of the educational tools available to teachers for starting these lessons early.

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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Whether it’s summer or not, digital citizenship skills are something that adults and children alike should be practicing every day as citizens of the world. Common Sense Media identifies six areas of digital citizenship, including digital footprint, media balance, cyberbullying, online privacy, communications, and news and media literacy. Common Sense’s games and Google’s Interland are great ways for families to plug in and learn about digital citizenship.

Netsupport Spotlights Digital Citizenship, Student Safety at ISTE 2018

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Kevin Hogan stopped by the Netsupport booth at ISTE 2018 to discuss their school-wide IT management system. Password Management Resources Digital Citizenship ISTE Mobile Device Management User Management Resource Management Videos Classroom Management System

7 beginner’s steps in digital citizenship for any district

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How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, instructional technology manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

New, free digital citizenship curriculum helps students become responsible tech users

edWeb.net

A strong understanding of digital citizenship is essential for students of all ages to be able to make smart choices online and in life. The new, free K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum from Common Sense Education has lessons for all ages to address the current technology landscape.

Viral Messaging: Putting Digital Citizenship to the Test

Tech Helpful

Turning A Viral Hoax Into A Lesson on Internet Safety Over the last week, you have probably seen some reference to the “Momo Challenge,” hidden messages in Youtube videos, and calls for technology companies to police their systems to protect kids. 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.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

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Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom. Frankly, it isn't only our students that need to work on Digital Citizenship skills, but many adults as well. How do we teach a new generation how to behave in digital spaces, when many students, parents, and other adults, don't necessarily behave themselves? Google Classroom and other Learning Management Systems (LMS) can give us that opportunity.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your District

edWeb.net

How should an entire district begin teaching digital citizenship? In “ Roadmap to Districtwide Digital Citizenship Adoption ,” Theresa Ellington, Instructional Technology Manager at Life Schools Charter School in Texas, explained how she was able to implement a digital citizenship curriculum throughout the Title I district with limited time and no money, and shared lessons learned from the district’s first year using a digital citizenship curriculum.

QwertyTown is the Place for Learning Keyboarding, Digital Citizenship

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Cons: The color system makes it difficult to tell when students make a typing mistake, and there's little flexibility for individualized instruction. News Resources Digital Citizenship App of the Day KeyboardingQwertyTown Fabulous keyboarding lessons entice kids with social rewards [ Encourage Writing and Strengthen Skills with Today's App ] Pros: A thorough keyboarding curriculum, along with social communication and competitive features, keep students' interest.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom. Frankly, it isn't only our students that need to work on Digital Citizenship skills, but many adults as well. How do we teach a new generation how to behave in digital spaces, when many students, parents, and other adults, don't necessarily behave themselves? Google Classroom and other Learning Management Systems (LMS) can give us that opportunity.

ISTE 2018: New Standards for Leaders Focus on Equity, Digital Citizenship

EdTech Magazine

ISTE 2018: New Standards for Leaders Focus on Equity, Digital Citizenship. The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has released new standards for education leaders , which focus on equity, digital citizenship, team and systems building, continuous improvement and professional growth, the organization announced. That is not digital citizenship,” Culatta said.

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.

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

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Their worldview can survive exposure to those outside voices because their belief system has prepared them for such intellectual onslaught. 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.

Plagiarism Checkers: The Benefits Students Fail to See

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Some learners claim it’s difficult to interpret the results given by the system. Others say that the system flags their own words. The system checks papers automatically at a speed of 20 seconds per page. Teaching Digital Rights and Responsibilities.

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.

How LA Unified Cultivates Districtwide Digital Citizenship

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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.

20 Social Networking Tools for Digital Citizenship Week

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This week, October 18-24, we're celebrating Digital Citizenship Week ! Edmodo * and Twiducate provide a secure system for sharing and commenting. Strengthen their digital literacy skills with Storify or Learnist. Happy Digital Citizenship Week! ​. Note: Common Sense Education hosts a Digital Citizenship community on Edmodo, which has communities for every major subject area, as well as communities hosted by publishers of your favorite classroom tool

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

This digital citizenship project is aligned with several Common Core State Standards. This is a powerful dashboard for looking at the project work and for teaching students a Silicon Valley-style system of tracking projects.

A Gullible Population Is a National Security Issue

The CoolCatTeacher

It was a discussion about a digital literacy issue at the U.S. 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.

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”. Increasingly many school systems are evolving that focus from simply minimizing risk and blocking access, to more responsible use policies and strategies that empower the student as a digital citizen.

How to Grow Global Digital Citizens

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With the rise of online games, web-based education, and smartphones that access everything from house lights to security systems, it’s not surprising to read these statistics: In 2013, 71 percent of the U.S. In fact, despite that the UN considers access to the Internet a human right, many adults and even more kids don’t know how to act as good digital citizens when visiting this sparkly and exciting world. These are the global demands of digital citizenship.

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7 Skills Students Need for Today’s Classwork

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You rarely see a lesson that doesn’t ask for online this or digital that. Students are expected to collaborate and share online as young as kindergarten when they read digital books or draw pictures using iPad apps. As soon as students start using digital devices to record and share their thoughts, they need to be able to type without losing their chain of thought. Digital Citizenship. Basics for a digital device.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

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Buying new systems takes a long time and doesn’t fix the problem that the old one wasn’t kept up. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

Unthoughtful consumption

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We shouldn’t be surprised that most of our citizens have trouble determining the validity and reliability of digital and online information sources. Not yet, not in most school systems. A few token ‘digital citizenship’ lessons from a teacher or librarian and we seem to think we’ve addressed this concern. 5 videos on connected learning from the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub [VIDEOS].

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. 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.

Plagiarism: What it is and how to identify it

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This is information like the location of the Grand Canyon and how many planets are in the Solar System. Building Digital Citizens: Certificate Class. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum , K-8 keyboard curriculum, and K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. Digital Citizenship ResearchMan is a thinking creature. We like evaluating ideas and sharing thoughts. That’s a good thing.

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Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd

The CoolCatTeacher

The Unified Classroom brings together the teacher’s grade book, learning management system, student information system, and assessment in one powerful platform with just one log in. Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. 10-Minute Teacher Podcast Episode 124: Digital Leadership with Students and Social Media featuring Jennifer Casa-Todd. VICKI: Today we are thinking about digital leadership. What is digital leadershp?

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

Buying new systems takes a long time and doesn’t fix the problem that the old one wasn’t kept up. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

We have this really cool system for people to schedule their own session times based on what’s good for them, where they are in the world. 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.

5 Reasons Teachers Using Tech are Super Heroes with Kecia Ray

The CoolCatTeacher

They’re either going to use a Learning Management System that’s provided through their district, or they’re going to find something online. And they were just able to go into my Learning Management System and just do it. Look at a Learning Management System and blended learning, because every classroom is made of bricks and clicks, and we’ve got to put those two together.

End of Year Maintenance: Update Your Online Presence

Ask a Tech Teacher

Buying new systems takes a long time and doesn’t fix the problem that the old one wasn’t kept up. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln

The surveillance of our youth

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Should we use biometric school lunch checkout systems so that we can see exactly what our children eat for lunch each day? 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. Law, Policy, and Ethics Safety and Security digital citizenship privacy safety

End of Year Tips: Update Your Online Presence

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Buying new systems takes a long time and doesn’t fix the problem that the old one wasn’t kept up. If they don’t, consider switching to a responsive theme that auto-adjusts for a variety of digital devices. 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. Blogging Digital Citizenship Teacher resources new year pln