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Common Sense Education. InCtrl - Lesson: Digital Citizenship. Teaching Good Citizenship's Five Themes. Activities from the editors of Weekly Reader can help develop K-6 students' understanding of the five good citizenship themes---honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility, and courage.

Teaching Good Citizenship's Five Themes

Advocating the five themes of citizenship -- honesty, compassion, respect, responsibility, and courage -- is not enough. Exploring those themes, talking about them, and making connections between those themes and your students' lives are the keys to developing a true understanding of the concepts. The activities below, which will help develop those themes, a.

Byte Size Potential 2015 Workshop. Byte Sized Potential Lectora 2015. Slides: Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship. Webinar Recording: Digitally Safe & Responsible Citizens. Webinar- Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship. Byte-Sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral? Sharing the Narratives of Our Lives: Meaningful Learning with Mobile … Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral? Posted by Shelly Terrell on Wednesday, May 7th 2014 Part of the category, Byte-sized Potential The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do.

Byte-sized Potential: Can Compassion & Citizenship Go Viral?

It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential. – Steve Ballmer A thousand years ago, books were accessible to a select few. Byte-sized Potential In addition to having access to incredible learning, we have the potential to impact the world through social media. Byte-Sized Potential. Search Results digital citizenship. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Saturday, October 26th 2013 Goal 19: Update Your Digital Footprint of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators This year’s 30 Goals Challenge theme is, “This is MY Moment.”

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Each goal focuses on getting educators to believe their plans of action now will lead to positive changes and transformation in their teaching and learning environments. Join our our 30 Goals Facebook community to vote on goals […] Read the rest of this entry » Survival Tips for Teaching Citizenship. “The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.” – John Naisbitt A thousand years ago, books were accessible to a select few who were part of the top social and economic class, often one ethnicity, and profession.

Survival Tips for Teaching Citizenship

Digital Footprints, Safety & Citizenship. Teach Them Kindness. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Sunday, December 21st 2014 Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

Teach Them Kindness

Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. – Bob Kerrey Teaching citizenship isn’t an additional part of the curriculum. Get Them Learning with Digital Icebreakers. Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project. New Common Sense Media Study Paints a Clear Picture of Teens’ Digital Lives. United Hemispheres Magazine. At an old Buddhist temple, piety lurches into the 21st century Author James Dorsey Illustration Luci Gutiérrez CAMBODIA – In many ways, the Wat Preah Prom Rath monastery in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap is a typical Buddhist holy site.

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Founded around 500 years ago, it bristles with golden statuary and tapering pagodas, its manicured garden practically screaming inner peace. The tranquility is quickly shattered, however, by a roar echoing through the grounds: “Goooaaal!” Bout Pranang, the monk who oversees the monastery and its 50 or so initiates, shakes his head and casts a withering gaze toward a group of shaven-headed teenagers wrapped in saffron robes, who are gathered around a laptop watching a soccer match. But then, Pranang has had to get used to this sort of thing. At Wat Preah Prom Rath, there are two satellite dishes on the temple roof and a big-screen television in the communal dining room.

Leave your comments. Think_Before_Comment_Trooper. #digcitchat. #digcit Chat (@digcit) Cube For Teachers sur Twitter : "I am a Digital Citizen! Young and feminist: Students on sexting, sex-ed, and inequality. The great thing about a high school speech competition is, as a general rule, teens don't pull their punches.

Young and feminist: Students on sexting, sex-ed, and inequality

So when four out of nine competitors at this year's Mealy Mountain Collegiate high school speak-off in Happy Valley-Goose Bay chose topics related to gender inequality, they made a huge impact. At first, I thought these four speeches were an indication feminism had gone mainstream. It wouldn't be surprising, in an age when celebrities like Beyoncé and Emma Watson declare themselves feminists. Parents & Digital Safety.

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Teens Digital Safety. Hashtags, a New Way for Tweets: Cultural Studies. The Power Of The #Hashtag [INFOGRAPHIC] Hashtags are everywhere.

The Power Of The #Hashtag [INFOGRAPHIC]

The History and Power of Hashtags in Social Media Marketing. Digital Literacy. Digital Research. Creative Commons. Are Your Students Digitally Literate? 10 Resources. Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. ~ Robert S McNamara Our learners live in a connected world where technology impacts their lives daily.

Are Your Students Digitally Literate? 10 Resources

Our students often dedicate many hours to communicating, sharing, and learning online. Teaching Digital Literacy. Digital Literacy & Citizenship. Crap Detection 101 - City Brights: Howard Rheingold. “Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him.”

Crap Detection 101 - City Brights: Howard Rheingold

Ernest Hemingway, 1954 The answer to almost any question is available within seconds, courtesy of the invention that has altered how we discover knowledge – the search engine. Materializing answers from the air turns out to be the easy part – the part a machine can do. The real difficulty kicks in when you click down into your search results. Lesson Plans – Search Education – Google. Get Cybersmart with Phineas and Ferb Video.

Oh My Good! on Pinterest. Curating versus Stealing. One of the biggest compliments we can give to someone is to share their work. When someone writes a great post I share it on Twitter, post it on my Facebook wall, or share it out on Google+. Sometimes I even go old school and email it. I even have a dedicated page on my blog which called "Stolen Goods" where I share blogs that I think are valuable. I provide a very short description of the post then I link to the original post.

I curate these resources so others can benefit from them. Digital Collections and Aggregations. Libraries, museums, and archives have been producing digital collections for decades, providing scholars with broad access to countless special collections. Researchers engaged in digital scholarship have also created many digital collections tailored to the interests of their particular research communities. Both kinds of collections are curated, in that they have been carefully selected and assembled for a specific purpose or audience.

In the networked information environment, curated collections will become increasingly important as organizational units for the scattered and diverse mass of available digital information and for providing coherent contexts for meaningful engagement with that information. Aggregations, or collections of collections, are essential backbone resources in the evolving e-research platform that also need to be curated if they are to truly support and enhance discovery and innovation across the disciplines. Are Your Students Digitally Safe? 15+ Resources. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Sunday, December 29th 2013 Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category “We all need someone who inspires us to do better than we know how.” ~ Anonymous Technology has changed the way we interact with the world and each other.

Our students are participating in rituals that are vastly different than our experiences. Goal 28: Teach Digital Citizenship #30Goals. Maintain Your Digital Footprint. Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category This is my 4th year actively participating in social networks and using web tools. Although, I have enjoyed the journey and have seen the benefits, there are drawbacks. One is that I literally have 100s of online profiles scattered in cyberspace. Digital Adventures with Avatars! Tips & Resources for Teachers. Be Careful, Trolling Can Happen To Anyone.

It’s our final Manners Matter article about good manners online, and today we address a topic that’s about as far from good internet manners as you can get: trolling. Trolling is just for kids, right? Wrong. Trolling is always very bad manners, but when it goes too far it can easily tip over the edge into something much nastier, and cause a huge amount of distress. Our recent research into this dark side of the internet revealed 19-year-old males to be the most likely victims of trolls. Digital-ID - home. Welcome, Educators. Administrators and teachers are urgently looking for a proven system that will guide them through the complexities of Web 2.0. Digital Citizenship Flashcards. Webonauts Internet Academy . Parents and Teachers. Webonauts Internet Academy is a web original game for PBS KIDS GO! AT&T Internet Safety Connections Game.

Internet Safety. Digital Citizenship and Online Safety: #TeachDoNow Episode 5. Be. Act. Do. Making Choices in Your Online Life. Parents & Digital Safety. Kids Digital Safety. Teens Digital Safety.