Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

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October 14-18, 2019 is Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. More on Digital Citizenship.

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. 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.

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Resources for Digital Citizenship Week

Ask a Tech Teacher

The California Department of Education encourages you to recognize October 15-19, 2018 as Digital Citizenship Week. Here are resources from Ask a Tech Teacher and Structured Learning that will help you learn how to teach digital citizenship to your students. Below, you’ll find everything from a full year-long curriculum to professional development for teachers: Resources: Digital Citizenship: What to Teach When (a video). Digital Citizenship

Ann Oro: Developing A Digital Citizenship Curriculum

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Ann Oro helped her diocese develop curriculum standards for digital citizenship by grade level. Ann Oro: A Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Now she is working as Director of K-12 Instructional Technology for the 93 schools in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, and really working with their digital citizenship initiative. So today we’re going to talk about, “What should we be teaching kids about digital citizenship?”.

Things Every Teacher Should Know About Digital Citizenship

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Picking the wrong technology tool can unleash a nightmare. Let’s dig into Gord’s three things about digital citizenship that every teacher should know. Show Notes – Things Every Teacher Should Know about Digital Citizenship: A simple explanation to parents about Internet safety. Today’s Sponsor: Netsmartz Free “Teaching Digital Citizenship” Course. netsmartz.org/training. .

A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

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How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A one time assembly about digital citizenship is not enough. So, Susan Bearden believes digital citizenship should be reinforced daily with kids. How do you bring everyone together to understand digital citizenship? In today’s show, digital citizenship expert, Susan Bearden tackles these questions and more.

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.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

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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.

Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

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What does E-rate have to do with digital citizenship? USAC online training video series. The E-rate program was put into place to ensure that education institutions have access to the technological resources necessary to keep students and teachers connected.

Get Started with Digital Citizenship in Your 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.

Trends | EdChat Interactive to discuss Digital Citizenship

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This is a preview to Eric Butash’s session at the National Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) Digital Citizenship Credit Score : Empower Students and Teachers to Confront the Hidden Risks and Potential Benefits of Their Digital Footprint. Uncategorized digital citizenship edtech trends FETC online safety school administrators training teachers

Teaching Digital Citizenship - free online course for teacers to help teach students to be safe online

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Teaching Digital Citizenship is a free, new tool that educators can use to keep kids safer online. Teaching Digital Citizenship is a self-paced, online training program to help educators, law-enforcement officers, and others teach Internet safety and prepare children ages 5-17 to be better digital citizens. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. digital literacy online safety

Digital Citizenship: From Compliance to Moral Imperative

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The program has become an essential way for schools to pay for technology infrastructure maintenance. Were teachers given training in how to go through these lessons? I challenge schools to make this form of digital citizenship a priority. The Common Core standards describe this as informational literacy , which includes technology as an essential curriculum component. Our world has a lot of digital tools and online content.

Technology in education course starts with lessons on digital citizenship

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Uncategorized cyberbullying digital citizenship effective teaching technology tools training teachersEighth-grade students in one group, arms intricately linked, try to move as a unit without breaking loose from one another. At a table nearby students toss a skein of yarn to classmates, creating a web-like structure. Each student that passes the yarn to another offers a compliment or gets to ask a question of the receiver: “I like your shirt.”

How to Teach Presentation Skills, New Technology and Research Using CES

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However, in January, we turn the spotlight on analyzing new technologies with a critical but futuristic eye. The media, videos, and press releases give us an excellent opportunity to move to the leading bleeding edge of technology, where it becomes difficult to tell the difference between the next big thing and the next big flop. This unit teaches about new technology, some basic CS concepts, research skills, plagiarism, verification of sources, and presentation skills.

Determining “Just Right” Digital Citizenship Lessons for Kids

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Before I became an instructional technology facilitator, I was an early elementary school teacher. As I now try to teach parents and teachers how to gauge the appropriateness of digital citizenship lessons for kids, I use a technique modeled after choosing “just right” books. Tap into those interests and use them as your springboard for raising an awareness of good digital citizenship. Such is the case with digital citizenship.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

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In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. Over the last five years, we've slowly been rolling out our 1-to-1 take-home technology program, starting with one school and moving across the district. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

Develop Teacher Leaders with Digital Citizenship Academies

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This article is part of Common Sense Education's Teacher Voices series, which provides a platform for diverse perspectives on teaching in the digital age. In the Alisal Union School District, a TK–sixth-grade district with about 9,000 students in Salinas, California, we're trying to shift the needle of digital citizenship. We also offered demo lessons and coaching around digital citizenship but didn't have a lot of takers.

How to Take Digital Citizenship Schoolwide During the 2016-17 School Year

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Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while at home and at school, they should be learning how to use that technology responsibly. Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be the goal to meet this need. Keep in mind that most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship alongside the other elements of teacher education.

Developing SEL Competencies Through Technology

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There are growing concerns about students' mental well-being as well as inter- and intra-personal skills, which have only been magnified by not only the pandemic but also advances in technology as a result of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology

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If you missed this article over at ReadiLearn , here are my thoughts about teaching technology in kindergarten: Why Kindergartners Must Learn Technology. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. Kindergartners love technology. Kindergartners learn technology fast.

Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training

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Google has updated and improved its Learning Center for Teacher Training with new use cases and best practices, making it even more useful and easier to learn about Google apps. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. google google applications Google for Educators training

New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

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Google has some great resources for educators at the Google for Education Training Center. Included are courses on Chromebooks, becoming a Trainer, and Fundamentals and Advanced training for using G Suite in the classroom. The Digital Citizenship and Safety Course helps teachers learn how to help their students stay safe online and become responsible digital citizens. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy.

Kindergartners need Technology too!

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I’m off to visit good efriend Norah Colvin over at ReadiLearn to discuss how important technology is even for kindergartners. When I started teaching technology almost twenty years ago, I taught K-8, three classes in each grade every week. Even a decade ago, technology was an extra class in student schedules where now, it is a life skill. ” Read on… More on kindergarten and technology. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Helping Learners to be Kind Online and Offline

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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. Digital Compass Game – This is one of the games my older students can play to help them evaluate real situations they will face when navigating the web and joining social networks. This is one of the student digital missions in my book.

Social Media Use & Our Students: Guest Host @JKDNCN #EdtechMissions

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We need to allow teachers and students to use social media as an instructional tool, which is why I encourage teachers to do this with digital learning missions in my book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. One of the digital missions encourages students to create fictitious social media profiles for famous historical figures or characters. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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. We want to nurture students who think critically, behave safely and ethically, and participate responsibility in the digital world.

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.

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

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“The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.” This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. We need our learners to reflect on selfie culture and the impact of technology in their lives.

Is technology outpacing you?

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In considering the question, Is technology outpacing you? , let’s first look at technology’s place in the current education landscape. We spend millions on training teachers to blend tech into their lessons. We darkly predict that the day will soon arrive when technology erases the need for teachers. But truthfully, technology is less a magic wand than a unicorn. 80% of teachers don’t consider themselves experts in technology.

12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching

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Instructional Technology Coaching (ITC) is a prevalent method of deploying on-going professional development for teachers , with a specific focus on the integration of technology into both the curriculum, as well as the method of instruction. Typically, districts have technology offices or departments that then deploy coaches to individual schools and campuses on a scheduled, or as-needed basis. 12 Rules of effective Instructional Technology Coaching.

Use the SAMR Model to Spearhead Technology in Your Classroom

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This is a question I get often from teachers: Technology is always an extra layer of work in my classroom. Teachers didn’t know how to use the digital tools and there was never enough training to untip that balance. The problem was four-fold: students didn’t have the technology foundation to smoothly incorporate digital tools into projects. teachers didn’t have training in the tools.

Technology and Digital Media in the Classroom: A Guide for Educators

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Technology has done more to change school curriculum and practices than nearly anything else—and in such a short amount of time! While it can be hard to keep up with every trend in educational technology, the mindset you have when it comes to classroom tech matters just as much as which ones you use. So, why and how should you use technology in your classroom? Read on to discover the impact of technology in education and how to get the most from its unique benefits.

Bullying and Cyberbullying: The Things You Need to Know

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And it really isn’t as much about technology as it is about humanity. Educators can deal with these issues because it isn’t as much about technology as most educators think. I think that very often — those of us who didn’t grow up with these technologies and media — think that this is a technology issue. So we think that we’re unfamiliar with what’s involved, we’re not trained for this. We are trained.

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

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Each nominee and nominator will be entered to win a classroom technology package. The winning nominator and his or her nominee each win a $20,000 package including one 7000 series SMART Board and SMART Document Camera, 30 Chromebooks, and SMART training and implementation. 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.