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Discussing 6 Historical Quotes About ... Digital Citizenship Practices? Did you know digital citizenship practices were being talked about long before the Internet was ever a thing?

Discussing 6 Historical Quotes About ... Digital Citizenship Practices?

Okay, that’s obviously not true unless time travel is a possibility. Nevertheless, many things said by history’s greatest minds can easily apply to digital citizenship. Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Online Bullies. Technological advancements have provided educators with a number of tools and opportunities they didn’t have five, 10, or 50 years ago.

Promote Digital Inclusion and Stop Online Bullies

With live video streaming, smartboards, and dozens of other gadgets and lower-cost technology, educators are now able to reach a larger audience, with less funding, from nearly anywhere in the world. Although these innovations give teachers and professors many more opportunities and creative teaching methods, they also bring new issues.

From cyberbullying to student disengagement, online classrooms present educators with problems not found in traditional classrooms. It’s important that 21st century educators are prepared to solve these problems and are poised to take on other issues that arise as classroom technology continues to improve. Tech Benefits in the Classroom Modern educators are becoming increasingly approving of technology use in the classroom. Learn NC points to the example of a student who has dyslexia. The Immortal Myths About Online Abuse — Humane Tech. If your website (or app!)

The Immortal Myths About Online Abuse — Humane Tech

Is full of assholes, it’s your fault. The bottom line, as I wrote half a decade ago, is that if your website is full of assholes, it’s your fault. Same goes for your apps. The dark side of Guardian comments. Comments allow readers to respond to an article instantly, asking questions, pointing out errors, giving new leads.

The dark side of Guardian comments

At their best, comment threads are thoughtful, enlightening, funny: online communities where readers interact with journalists and others in ways that enrich the Guardian’s journalism. But at their worst, they are something else entirely. The Guardian was not the only news site to turn comments on, nor has it been the only one to find that some of what is written “below the line” is crude, bigoted or just vile. On all news sites where comments appear, too often things are said to journalists and other readers that would be unimaginable face to face – the Guardian is no exception.

New research into our own comment threads provides the first quantitative evidence for what female journalists have long suspected: that articles written by women attract more abuse and dismissive trolling than those written by men, regardless of what the article is about. Managing your personal e-reputation. The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do" What It's Like to Be a 13-Year-Old on Social Media Today. This post has been adapted and excerpted from Nancy Jo Sales’s new book, “American Girls: Social Media and the Secret Lives of Teenagers,” on sale now from Knopf.

What It's Like to Be a 13-Year-Old on Social Media Today

She is also the author of “The Bling Ring: How a Gang of Fame-Obsessed Teens Ripped Off Hollywood and Shocked the World.” The boy sent the message in the middle of the day, when she was walking home from school. He sent it via direct message on Instagram, in the same shaky, childlike font as the new Drake album (“IF YOURE READING THIS ITS TOO LATE”). Sophia stared at her phone.

“Wait what???” No answer. She continued along the empty streets. Pay Attention to Your Digital Footprint. “Your digital footprint paints a portrait of who you are as an educator, leader, school, or district.

Pay Attention to Your Digital Footprint

Make sure it conveys your true values and work.” – Eric SheningerIn the age where billions of people have taken both their personal and professional lives online you better be cognizant of your digital footprint. With each Facebook post, email, Instagram photo, comment on a blog, YouTube video, Skype call, etc. you are leaving a trail that can be seen, searched, or tracked. Basically all of your activity on the Internet leads to the creation of a digital identity and footprint. Check out the short video from Common Sense Media below that nicely sums up the facets of a digital footprint.In some cases you might think that you have everything under control, right?

Wrong! I Can’t Do Much About Internet Spam. There is little escape from the annoyance of unwanted email blog comments, and now, spam scented twitter messages.

I Can’t Do Much About Internet Spam

Building Social Skills, Alone at a Computer — Bright. A new online game purports to teach social and emotional skills to students, battling the ill effects of overexposure to technology.

Building Social Skills, Alone at a Computer — Bright

By Ellen Lee “Mommy, can you help me?” I could tell from my 6-year-old daughter’s tone that she was beginning to feel frustrated. She was playing an animated computer game called Zoo U, and Melissa DeRosier, the game’s creator, had cautioned me that this level could be tough — but that my daughter needed to figure it out herself. The task seemed easy enough. DeRosier, founder and CEO of 3C Institute in Durham, N.C., conceived the game more than six years ago, and, supported by funding from the U.S. A clinical psychologist who began her career working with students in schools, DeRosier developed Zoo U to teach elementary school kids social and emotional skills like empathy, impulse control, and communication.

These games are critical for a generation of children growing up in the digital age. Etiquette for Kids in the Digital Age. Via CyberWise.org Etiquette is a code of behavior that defines expectations for social behavior.

Etiquette for Kids in the Digital Age

Children who grow up without learning this important code may not develop important social relationship skills for interacting with others and are at a greater risk of conflict when interacting with their peers. Teaching etiquette and manners starts at home. Parents should begin working with their children at an early age teaching basic manners such as asking “please” and saying “thank you.” Digital Irony - new post on Learn, do teach. #ETL523. Why it is wrong to call Siri a bitch. Why Being Young Doesn't Make You a Social Media Expert.