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Sextortion: Your Students Are at Risk, Teachers Can Help

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Sextortion is a shocking new way online predators are targeting kids. Netsmartz is a free online training program from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. It is online.

Game-Based Digital Literacy with Digital Compass – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Common Sense Media has released Digital Compass , a new tool to teach students about navigating the digital world. The game is targeted at middle school students, an age when most children are getting cell phones and social media accounts (like Facebook and Instagram).

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A Getting Started Guide to Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

How Model Teachers Model Digital Citizenship From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Netsmartz is a free online training program from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. It is online. Learn at your own pace.

Are You R.E.A.D.Y. as a School to be Good Digital Citizens

techlearning

Today's students are using technology to collaborate, learn, research, and communicate while at school. Blended and personalized learning with digital tools has flooded classrooms, but most teacher-prep programs do not incorporate digital citizenship as requirements for teacher certification.