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Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup. Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship. "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship

Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen.

It's an overwhelming array of skills to be taught and topics to explore. But while there is much talk about the importance of teaching digital citizenship in this information society, not many are sure what that really looks like. Video Playlist: Teaching Digital Citizenship Watch the player below to see the whole playlist, or view it on YouTube. Digicitizenship - home. Digital Citizenship. InCtrl. Ruadigicit [licensed for non-commercial use only] / Training Teachers on Their Responsibility as Digital Citizens and Leaders. Digital Citizenship - Main Page. NetSmartz. Nine Elements. Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. 1.

Nine Elements

Digital Access: full electronic participation in society. Technology users need to be aware that not everyone has the same opportunities when it comes to technology. Working toward equal digital rights and supporting electronic access is the starting point of Digital Citizenship. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Respect, Educate and Protect (REPs) These elements have also been organized under the principles of respect, educate and protect. Respect Your Self/Respect Others - Etiquette - Access - Law Educate Your Self/Connect with Others - Literacy - Communication - Commerce Protect Your Self/Protect Others. Learning-Centers. A Learning Hub to help educators, parents, (and kids!)


Understand and use digital media safely and wisely Learn how to keep kids safe online. Take a course and receive a FREE Parents' Guide to Digital Literacy. CyberWise Learning Centers Learning how to "Be CyberWise" takes time. Also, be sure you get our USE-LETTER so we can let you know when new resources become available!

If you haven’t gotten to know Twitter, then this Center is for you! This introductory Learning Center helps grownups understand New Media. New technologies have transformed the media landscape, expanding the definition of media literacy. Just because "digital natives" are adept at using technology doesn't mean they've mastered the social and behavioral skills required to be good digital citizens. Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum – Know your web – Good to Know – Google. At Google we believe in the power of education and the promise of technology to improve the lives of students and educators -- leading the way for a new generation of learning in the classroom and beyond.

Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum – Know your web – Good to Know – Google

But no matter what subject you teach, it is important for your students to know how to think critically and evaluate online sources, understand how to protect themselves from online threats from bullies to scammers, and to think before they share and be good digital citizens. Google has partnered with child safety experts at iKeepSafe, and also worked with educators themselves to develop lessons that will work in the classroom, are appropriate for kids, and incorporate some of the best advice and tips that Google's security team has to offer. Class 1: Become an Online Sleuth In this class, students will identify guidelines for evaluating the credibility of content online. Digital Literacy Home. Welcome to the Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum.

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Whether you are new to computing or have some experience, Digital Literacy will help you develop a fundamental understanding of computers. The courses help you learn the essential skills to begin computing with confidence, be more productive at home and at work, stay safe online, use technology to complement your lifestyle, and consider careers where you can put your skills to work.

Use the menu below to see the Digital Literacy curricula and courses available in your preferred language. After you select a language, click “go”, and the offers available will appear in a new dropdown box. Select an offer, and click “go”, and you will be taken to the appropriate page. The Microsoft Digital Literacy curriculum has three levels.

The Basic curriculum features a course called A First Course Toward Digital Literacy. The Standard curriculum is available in four versions. What Does Digital Citizenship Mean to You? Ch - n88k - This bunch contains the following links: Keywords:

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Welcome, Educators! Administrators and teachers are urgently looking for a proven system that will guide them through the complexities of Web 2.0.

Welcome, Educators!

Too often, events like cyberbullying, sexting, plagiarizing and hacking push litigious chaos into the forefront of technology adoption, essentially stunting the development of digital citizenship progress. In response to this real and palpable need, iKeepSafe offers you these resources: Dive Into Data Privacy and Security. Myfootprintsd.wikispaces. Digital Passport by Common Sense Media.