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. Curricula: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. Digital Citizenshi

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.

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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.

College Credit Class in Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Through the Midwest Teachers Institute , I offer four college-credit classes that teach how to blend technology with traditional lesson plans. They include all the ebooks, videos, and other resources required so you don’t spend any more than what is required to register for the class.

11 Projects to Teach Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

This vast landscape of resources is offered digitally, freely (often), and equitably (hopefully), but to take that cerebral trek through the online world, children must know how to do it safely, securely, and responsibly. Have them draw a picture of themselves as a digital citizen.

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?”.

129 Digital Citizenship Links on 22 Topics

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a long list of websites to address Digital Citizenship topics you teach in your classroom: Avatars. to promote digital privacy. Tellagami–a video avatar. Copyrights and Digital Law. Copyrights–BrainPop video. Cyberbullying video.

Tech Ed Resources for your Class–Digital Citizenship

Ask a Tech Teacher

Today: K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum. K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum –9 grade levels. A year-long digital citizenship curriculum that covers everything you need to discuss on internet safety and efficiency, delivered in the time you have in the classroom.

Things Every Teacher Should Know About Digital Citizenship

The CoolCatTeacher

Picking the wrong technology tool can unleash a nightmare. If you look over the shoulder of one of Gord Holden’s 10,000 students, it looks like they are playing a video game. Let’s dig into Gord’s three things about digital citizenship that every teacher should know.

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“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.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication.

Strengthen Digital Citizenship This Summer With These Tips

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’s games and Google’s Interland are great ways for families to plug in and learn about digital citizenship.

Digital Citizenship Resources


Teachers have long understood the importance of teaching and modeling good digital citizenship in their classrooms. Below are some helpful resources to integrate digital citizenship into classroom lessons: 1.

Common Sense Media digital citizenship refresh


Its a destination, always fresh with reviews of apps, video, books and more as well as advice for teaching with technology and outstanding curriculum. The updated, ready-to-teach digital citizenship lessons address realistic challenges and dilemmas faced by today’s students.

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.

Tech, Digital Citizenship Support Social and Emotional Learning for K-12 Students

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Certain education technologies can facilitate lessons on empathy and compassion. Digital Citizenship Digital Workspace Internet Video Conferencing

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.

10 Fun Digital Citizenship Videos for K–5 Classrooms

Graphite Blog

More and more, digital citizenship skills like balancing screen time with other activities, being kind to others online, and knowing what’s OK and not OK to share online are essential at the elementary school level. We the Digital Citizens.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Included in these classroom behaviors, are the expectations for technology usage. Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom.

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

A strong understanding of digital citizenship is essential for students of all ages to be able to make smart choices online and in life. Meanwhile, technology is constantly changing and becomes outdated quickly, so there are always new and important skills that must be taught.

What Students Want Teachers—and Facebook—to Know About Digital Citizenship


But it was also on Facebook where in 2011 Jivani, then in ninth grade, posted a video of her removing the wig. In the video, she said that she sees beauty in everyone, while acknowledging that others’ words about her appearance had hurt her.

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. There are guidelines for teachers, slides for presentations and a YouTube Curriculum channel with the videos.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Google Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Included in these classroom behaviors, are the expectations for technology usage. Digital Citizenship has become a popular term in recent years both inside and outside of the classroom.

Essential Digital Citizenship Lessons for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Graphite Blog

But even if students are comfortable with technology, learning online requires its own norms and procedures, many of which will be new to students who are used to learning in a face-to-face classroom.

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

The CoolCatTeacher

However, in January, we turn the spotlight on analyzing new technologies with a critical but futuristic eye. This unit teaches about new technology, some basic CS concepts, research skills, plagiarism, verification of sources, and presentation skills. A technology may only be used once.

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


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.

Games Can Breed Uncivil Behavior. They Can Also Teach Digital Citizenship.


For most children, online video games offer an early window into social interactions with friends—and strangers. Yet games are an enduring medium; more than 90 percent of teens play video games, according to a 2018 Pew survey. how kids act in games offers a glimpse of how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well. And how kids act in games can offer a glimpse into how they may act in other digital worlds—and the real one as well.

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

Educational Technology Guy

Teaching Digital Citizenship is a free, new tool that educators can use to keep kids safer online. This training can help anyone involved with educating children understand the risks kids face online and how to empower them to be responsible digital citizens.

New Digital Citizenship Lessons for Your Classroom

Graphite Blog

Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Common Sense Education's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. The updated Common Sense Education K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum will be released in phases over the course of the 2018–2019 school year.

Videos: Why, How, Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

When I started teaching, videos were used only for a few reasons: to teach historical events, as a prize for something students did well, or for the sub to fill the time while I was out. Why use videos. How to use videos. 3 Great Video Tools that Modify and Redefine Learning.

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Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

Wesley Fryer on episode 572 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Deep fake videos are now possible. In this disturbing trend, convincing videos, audio, and photos are viewed and shared by those who somehow think you can trust what you see and hear.

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Should Educators Focus on Just Citizenship Instead of Digital Citizenship?

Gaggle Speaks

Every passing year, technology and innovation continue to grow and develop. With technology always shifting, our communities and especially our students need a firm foundation for decision-making and behavior to help inform how these tools shape their lives. In the education community, we call this digital citizenship. Digital citizenship is more than students knowing their way around the web.

Free digital citizenship materials for innovative educators

The Innovative Educator

Students interact with music, video, apps, social media and other digital content each day, but do they understand the rules that govern this content?

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media


How can we have an impact on developing digital citizenship skills?”. Learning how to behave online responsibly and safely—a concept known as digital citizenship—requires access to social media tools in schools, they note. We like to have things wide open,” explains Ellwein, who was also named as one of several “Digital Principals of the Year” by the National Association of Secondary School Principals. “We

10 Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 3

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

This classroom might be 1 to 1 or might be using technology to leverage student centered learning. In this post I would like to explore resources that are available for facilitating proper digital citizenship in the classroom. Check out my PBL and Technology Integration Workshop.

5 Tips to Avoid Plagiarism

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Students don’t have a clear idea about what media–like images, videos, text–are legal to use and what constitutes proper citations. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. Digital Citizenship plagiarism