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Kid World Citizen - Activities that help young minds go global. OneWorld Classrooms. Learn - Teachers’ Guide to Global Collaboration. Use this guide to engage your class in...

Learn - Teachers’ Guide to Global Collaboration

Global Project-Based Learning Intercultural Communication Letter & Package Exchange Global Collaboration Connecting through Virtual Reality. 100 People: A World Portrait. Let's Be #GridPals □□□ Flipgrid was created for a single class, (Charlie’s University of Minnesota PHD students, to be exact), but it didn't take long for educators to begin using Flipgrid to connect with classrooms around the world.

Let's Be #GridPals □□□

A Kindergarten class in Iowa connected with Kindergarten students in Sudan.Three Norwegian educators connected their students with classes in South Dakota.A high school English teacher in New York connected his students with a middle school Science class in Ohio. Educators have made thousands of connections, using Flipgrid to increase social learning, global empathy, and cultural understanding. The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons. Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar that recently swept the web.

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

Also, we on the Edublogs support team have been getting more and more complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs. Understanding Creative Commons Licenses. A few years ago, I wrote a novel. It’s not a good novel, but I decided to share it with the world anyway. To protect it from poachers, I went to Creative Commons and licensed the work . Doing so is very easy–a form walks you through the steps. I really didn’t care if they distributed my work. I didn’t write the novel for profit, but to share it with other people.

The Big Idea Behind The Licenses From the Creative Commons website : “The Creative Commons copyright licenses and tools forge a balance inside the traditional “all rights reserved” setting that copyright law creates. How You Could Get Sued For Using Pinterest. The Boston Business Journal stopped using Pinterest one day after setting up its account after realizing it could be sued for images it uploaded to the site.

How You Could Get Sued For Using Pinterest

Web editor Galen Moore started playing around with the rapidly-growing social network on Thursday as a possible way to share the visual images that the Boston Business Journal uses in its coverage of real estate development: things like blueprints, artists conceptions and photos. But by Friday afternoon he had pulled the content after taking a careful read of Pinterest's user agreement and finding out the company reserves the right to sell images users upload. "Exceptions for publishers of user-generated content protect Pinterest, but they don't protect you," Moore wrote with a link back to an earlier ReadWriteWeb article. "Unless you know you have a 'worldwide, irrevocable,' perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free license,' you'd better tread carefully.

" Like Moore, we've asked Pinterest for comment. Using Mona Lisa and Shepard Fairey to discuss copyright, fair use, and public domain - Karen Blumberg. Understanding Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons, as they apply to Education. As we studied this topic in an online course I’m taking, I realized how little I understood it, and figured I wasn’t alone in that regard. After studying this topic in the “Implementing Instructional Technology Innovations” course I am taking online at UW-Stout with instructor Ann Bell, I wanted to understand it even better, since I struggled with it in the fast paced course as we covered it. Connecting Literacy Skill Development to the 21st Century. When we were in high school and college, we learned how to use the Dewey decimal system, note cards, microfiche, and setting the margins in an electric typewriter.

Connecting Literacy Skill Development to the 21st Century

We were the last generation of students that actually pounded out papers and research on an electric typewriter and actually memorized the abbreviated guide in the Periodic Guide of Literature as a means to save time. The embodiment of a “good” student in our generation was the ability to ferret out morsels of information that were buried in the library shelves and microfiche drawers. This took an exceptional amount of time.

Some fellow educators argue that this is actually rigor and teaches academic discipline. Digital Literacy across the Curriculum handbook. This handbook introduces educational practitioners to the concepts and contexts of digital literacy and supports them in developing their own practice aimed at fostering the components of digital literacy in classroom subject teaching and in real school settings.

Digital Literacy across the Curriculum handbook

The handbook is aimed at educational practitioners and school leaders in both primary and secondary schools who are interested in creative and critical uses of technology in the classroom. Interland. Webonauts Internet Academy. Come play again later!

Webonauts Internet Academy

Come play again tomorrow! NetSmartKids. A Parent's Ultimate Guide to YouTube. Are You Spying on Your Kid? Digital Citizenship. Digital Citizenship and You! If You Give a Mouse an iPhone, Ann Droyd. Faux Paw's Dangerous Download Trailer. Super Digital Citizen. Untitled. Fantastic Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship Education in Your Classroom. About ETR Community.

Fantastic Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship Education in Your Classroom

Cyberbullying Infographic Archives. How To Spot Fake News. Critical thinking is a key skill in media and information literacy, and the mission of libraries is to educate and advocate its importance. Discussions about fake news has led to a new focus on media literacy more broadly, and the role of libraries and other education institutions in providing this. When Oxford Dictionaries announced post-truth was Word of the Year 2016, we as librarians realise action is needed to educate and advocate for critical thinking – a crucial skill when navigating the information society.

IFLA has made this infographic with eight simple steps (based on’s 2016 article How to Spot Fake News) to discover the verifiability of a given news-piece in front of you. Download, print, translate, and share – at home, at your library, in your local community, and on social media networks. The more we crowdsource our wisdom, the wiser the world becomes. Download the infographic Translations. Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship. Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. 1.

Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship

New! Digital Citizenship Song and Video. Download the video for free! (Right-click, save) Something you may not know about us here at Common Sense Media, is that quite a few of us are former classroom teachers! When we develop new materials, we always have our favorite memories to guide us. One thing we remember fondly is being amazed by how music transformed a classroom – kids would jump to their feet, whatever the song, to sing and sway while the teacher subtly wove word play and pattern recognition into the mix.

This summer, we worked with a great animator and composer to create our first digital citizenship song for elementary students! The song plays off of our popular poster that illustrates how kids can use their heads, hearts, guts, arms, and legs to be a good digital citizen. TechInfographic. Family Online Safety Institute. Juan Enriquez: Your online life, permanent as a tattoo. Shane Koyczan: "To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful. InCtrl: Your Digital Footprint- Teacher Video.