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5 P's for a Positive Digital Footprint #edchat. Cyber Safety Solutions- Cyber Bullying Expert Susan Mclean, Professional Prevention Speaker for Online Safety for Kids, Parents, Educators and Business. Don't Miss These Google Resources and Lesson Plans for Teaching Digital Citizenship. September 25 , 2014Google Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum is a great resource from Google to help teachers educate their students on the importance of digital citizenship and the different ways and strategies to use to keep themselves safe while using the net. This work is a fruit of a partnership between Google security team and experts from iKeepsafe and it provides some interesting lesson plans that teachers can use in their classrooms. The purpose of these lessons are to : Enable students to think critically Properly evaluate online sourcesHelp students understand how to protect themselves from online threats ( e.g bullies and scammers).think before they shareBe good digital citizens.

Here are the three major featured in this resource: Class 1: Become an Online Sleuth Class 2: Manage your Digital Footprint Class 3: Identify Tricks and Scams Online. Digital Citizenship Using Visual Metaphors. While Digital Citizenship Week has come and gone it's important to keep the conversations going. If you missed Digital Citizenship week it's never too late to get started. Here's a practical hands on tool kit shared on Craig Bandura's blog he calls The Digital Citizenship Survival Kit. It's an excellent way to use physical prompts and metaphorical thinking to help kids understand how to behave ethically online. While Craig uses this kit with students in kindergarten through Grade 8 it'll work well with students of any age.

I've included Craig's original list of items and a few other suggested by people who commented on his blog. The Digital Citizenship Survival Kit Padlock: Padlocks are used to secure the stuff kids keep in their lockers. Toothbrush: In the same way you wouldn't share your toothbrush with someone else, don't share your passwords. Permanent Marker: Remember that what you "write" online stays online. Bar of Soap: Try to keep it "clean" online.

Schools log on to cyber safety. Australian Federal Police cyber security experts have teamed up with the Walt Disney Company to create a new online safety program for primary schools. Minister for Justice Michael Keenan said Disney's Club Penguin, a virtual world for kids, had teamed up with experts from the AFP to create the free online safety program called Online Safety, It Starts With You, the first of many initiatives Disney's Club Penguin would produce to try to keep students informed and safe online.

Mr Keenan said the national program had reached out to more than 1,200 Australian primary schools to date, involving an estimated 30,000 students and was about to launch in New Zealand schools. He said the resource pack that included classroom activities, posters and safety tips for parents had been popular with teachers as it was not only engaging for students, but it also aligned to the core ICT capability units in the Australian Curriculum. AFP connects with Disney. We Should Be Doing More Than Teaching Digital Citizenship. The quote above is one of my favorites about digital citizenship.

My classroom is a global classroom but I don’t “teach” digital citizenship. My students are actually digital citizens and we learn about the digital world by being a part of it. I feel most of the issues kids have online with bullying, racism and inappropriate posting come from a lack of experience in the digital world. My goal as a Kindergarten teacher is to begin to build the understanding that interactions online are interactions with real people and that posting something usually means it is online forever. My hope is that by being part of the digital world in a controlled environment while they are young, they will have the knowledge and skills to be good digital citizens when are on their own.

If you think about it the digital world is a very abstract concept, especially for young kids. I try very hard to bridge that abstract world by providing concrete connections with other classes around the world. Like this: Safe Schools Hub. Fortably 2.0: The "New and Improved" Digital Citizenship Survival Kit. I have been thinking about some "new" items I could add to my original Digital Citizenship Kit that I created last year. Like I said in that blog post, I love using props when teaching. After some great conversations with the good wife @jenbadura on what I should include, I have come up with some new items to include in the survival kit. Yes, you can use this with your students! After I blogged about the original kit, I had a plethora of teachers email me or send me a tweet me asking if it was okay to use this idea at their school.

Please do! Packet of Seeds Any packet of seeds will do for your kit. Plug In I used a six foot extension cord and cut it so that I have the male and female end together. Mirror Imagine having the mirror attached to your computer/device. Sheet of Paper One of the most powerful items in the kit. Magnifying Glass Remember when first impressions started with a handshake? Strainer The amount of information on the internet is amazing! Soap. Fortably 2.0: The Digital Citizenship Survival Kit. It's a simple little prop I use when teaching Digital Citizenship to our K-8 #aurorahuskies students. I love utilizing props to try to get my point across to students.

To me, it helps a student retain the lesson better. Let me introduce you to Mr. Badura's "Digital Citizenship Survival Kit. " Each of the items has a purpose. Here are the items I have in my "Digital Citizenship Survival Kit" and what each item represents: Padlock The padlock is to remind students to set strong passwords and to set up passcode locks on all of their digital devices. Toothbrush I tell students to think that passwords and toothbrushes are very similar in the fact that you NEVER want to share passwords.

Permanent Marker Everything that you put online is permanent....even if you hit the delete button after posting. Toothpaste Imagine the information that you are putting online is like the toothpaste coming out of the tube. The survival kit is very simple. Even Our Youngest Students Need Digital Citizenship Skills. This recent tweet from Darren Kuropatwa has had me thinking about digital citizenship. As the Internet becomes an increasingly important part of all of our lives, children are spending more time online as well. And they are doing this largely without any guidance about what is responsible or appropriate online. While my six- and seven-year old students don’t yet even understand the words “digital” or “citizenship,” they also need direction and support as they explore online spaces. In fact, they need this instruction even more than their older counterparts.

My students will live in a digital world. Computers and Internet-enabled devices have always been a part of their life experience. They are growing up with the expectation that they, too, will have uninterrupted access to digital devices. They are already online. Parents want help “drawing the line.” Reading Blog Comments What should instruction look like? These are three main ideas that I try to instill in my young students. Cybersmart - Home. 10 Excellent Digital Citizenship Tips for Your Students and Kids. Now that you have understood the basics of Digital Citizenship and have read the digital footprint guide, you night be in need of a handy graphic to share with your students to wrap it up all. Well, I have one for you.

The graphic below features some wonderful tips and pieces of advice on how to develop good manners online. Look at it as a code of online ethics to recommend not only to your students but to your kids as well. You can also print it and hang it on your classroom wall to constantly remind students of what is expected from them while using the world wide web. Enjoy source: www.knowthenet.org.uk. Learning from experience. How does the Cybersmart program stay up-to-date with the way children and young people use technology? This is an landscape that is changing at the speed of light, and it’s critical to know what the current issues really are, who they’re most important to, and how they might successfully be addressed within the educational framework we provide. We speak with literally thousands of children and young people each year as part of our internet safety awareness presentations in schools.

This level of face-to-face interaction gives a perpetual stream of up-to-the-minute intelligence about what’s ‘in’ and what’s not, and what kind of things kids are actually doing. We also conduct formal research: the ACMA has released a number of widely acknowledged studies into how Australian families use media and technology, including our 2009 study “Click and Connect: Young Australians’ use of social media”. A number of key findings stand out: Why? Digital Citizens. 4 things you need to know to help your students manage their online reputation. Digital Citizenship Education. Curriculum Overview The Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program was developed to create awareness of intellectual property rights and foster a better understanding of the rights connected with creative content. Four units comprise the curriculum resources. Each unit consists of standalone yet complementary lesson plans that play off a creative rights scenario presented through a case study.

More Four units comprise the curriculum resources. Each unit has 4-6 of these project-oriented activities, one of which serves as the culminating lesson for the unit. Download the free course curriculum outline (.pdf; requires Adobe® Reader ) This program was designed for grades 8-10, but easily adapts for use in grades 6-12. If you are from outside the U.S., you may need to modify these materials slightly to apply to your students. Instructions: Click the title or "show/hide" links to expand and collapse each unit overview. We'd love to hear from you! Defining Digital Citizenship. On Saturday, I had the wonderful opportunity of leading a workshop on Digital Citizenship at the National Liberty Museum here in Philadelphia. One of the most important conversations to have at the start of the day is about the meaning and importance of citizenship in general. We spent the morning coming up with a common understanding of citizenship and why it matters.

This conversation provided us with a place to hang new information on various aspects of our digital lives and to put our digital lives in perspective. I was inspired by the conversation and the deep thinking that went into the definitions the participants created. What we discovered was that there are a lot of parallels between face to face citizenship and digital citizenship, though the biggest differences are based upon the tools we use to communicate. You can read the various definitions created by the participants and make the comparisons yourself between analog and digital citizenship. PSHE, RE, Citizenship, Geography & Environmental. ParentContract.pdf. Australian national 13 Project helping kids stay safe online | Library associations across Australia have announced the 13 Project, to strengthen the participation of school library staff in schools’ efforts to help keep their students safer online.

Every parent fears their child being bullied, and cyber-bullying has added an extra layer to the threat. The 13 Project recognizes the special role of school libraries as a place where students often access online resources, and the opportunity library staff have to promote cyber-safety information. The 13 Project complements other school initiatives to deal with cyber-safety by positioning school library staff as having an important role in keeping students safe online.

In November last year, School Education Minister Peter Garrett said, ‘A 2009 Edith Cowan University report on covert bullying gave us a staggering statistic: one in six students are bullied weekly. A quarter of students between Year 4 and Year 9 reported being bullied at least once over the few weeks the research was undertaken.

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The Teacher’s Guide To Digital Citizenship. How you act online is important. Not just because everything is stored, backed up, and freely available to anyone with a keyboard. But because your online reputation is actually just your reputation. There’s really no difference between online and offline anymore. In an effort to keep everyone behaving, Microsoft has just unveiled a new (free) curriculum that’s all about digital citizenship , intellectual property rights , and creative content . How It Works Four units comprise the curriculum resources. Each unit has 4-6 of these project-oriented activities, one of which serves as the culminating lesson for the unit.

The following is simply a description of each unit followed by the learning objectives for that particular unit. Unit One: Creative What? This unit explores the general topics of intellectual property, creative content , and creative rights. Student Learning Objectives Associate intellectual property with various legal rights to protect creative content. Before You Fb Txt Tw or Blog. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Great Internet Safety Posters Teachers should not Miss. Internet safety is one of the topics we blog about very often here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. No wonder we are advocating technology integration in education and online safety is top of the priorities in this plan. We want our kids and students to be able to use all the technology available to them without jeopardizing their safety. As you know internet browsing is like walking in a mined field, one false move would cost you a lot. To help you find the necessary resources to teach your students about online safety, we have an entire section devoted to everything you might need in this regard, check it out HERE. 1- Internet Safety Poster Click HERE to download the poster 2- Internet Safety Poster Click HERE to download the poster.

Digital Citizenship Education. Building Blocks for Digital Citizenship. Making sense of the 8 Elements of Digital Literacy | Professionalism in the Digital Environment (PriDE) Over the past few months the Pride Project Team have been exploring how we might make use of Doug Belshaw’s framework for understanding digital literacies (outlined in his book The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies and in his Ed.D thesis). Following the excellent work undertaken by our researchers Jo and Charlotte in mapping the discipline-specific statements of graduate skills, attributes and practices to the 8 elements outlined in Doug’s book, we are now beginning to delve deeper into what these elements might mean for students at the University of Bath.

One output from this work will be the creation of a diagnostic skills survey where students are able to self-assess their digital literacies and be given guidance as to the options and pathways available to them to develop their skills, attributes and practices. While all graduate students will be expected to have core skills, attributes and identities, discipline-specific literacies will build upon these core elements.

Kids.nsw.gov.au/uploads/documents/Citizen_me!_report_WEB.pdf. Digital Citizenship Resources. Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum. Learn about digital citizenship on instaGrok. Digital Citizenship. #EdTechChat: Digital Citizenship. Digital Passport™ Helps Educators Grapple With Hard to Teach Concepts of Digital Literacy and Citizenship. Digital Passport For Children Encourages Responsible Online Behavior.

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Digital Citizenship Poster for Elementary Classrooms. Download the Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo & Common Sense Media. YouTube. Teaching Children About Digital Footprints. Awesome Digital Citizenship Graphic for your Classroom. Digital Citizenship, Privacy & Safety - New Tools.

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Digital Citizenship: Talking Safely Online. 13 Digital Citizenship Terms Teachers Need to Know. 10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship. New Year’s Gift: 113 Digital Citizenship Links - Los Angeles tech support. Digital Literacy Standard Curriculum Original Version. New: Digital Literacy Report Released by ALA’s Office For Information Technology Policy. 55 resources for teaching digital citizenship. Maintain Your Digital Footprint.

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