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When digital citizenship cemented itself into the public consciousness only a few years ago, it definitely had its critics.

A Look at 6 Digital Citizenship Myths That Must Be Dispelled

That remains true even today as we strive to understand what it means and how to practice it in our homes and classrooms. Many digital citizenship myths still have some of us doubting the intrinsic need for its practices. One thing is certain: today, we acknowledge that the digital citizen is a global citizen. Since the explosion of the Internet into our lives, there has been a need for a definition of checks and balances that will govern our use of it. While it certainly can’t be a governing set of laws that’s really enforceable, digital citizenship is still a framework for model behavior in all online environments and scenarios.

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Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum

Learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through choose-your-own-adventure interactive experiences DIGITAL COMPASS - Where are you headed? The only educational game that gives kids the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can impact their relationships and future. Bring a blended-learning approach to teaching digital citizenship DIGITAL BYTES teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas. Teens learn from peers' experiences then create collaborative projects that voice their ideas for making smart choices online.

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education. Overview.

Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education

Cybersafety educational resources for teachers and schools: Cybersmart. Professional development The Cybersmart Outreach program has been in high demand since its introduction, with many schools booking for repeat presentations.

Cybersafety educational resources for teachers and schools: Cybersmart

Over 2015 the ACMA will be placing a high priority on visiting those schools who have already registered, but have not yet received, one of our presentations. For this reason, from Find out more about our expanding virtual classroom program, covering issues such as cyberbullying and how to stay safe and secure online. #GameOn Aimed at upper primary / lower secondary students, #GameOn is a video series following the online experiences of a group friends. Topics covered include: Cybersmart - Internet and mobile safety advice and activities: Cybersmart.

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup. Digital Citizenship k-6. Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators. Considering how ubiquitous smartphones and tablets have become, especially in high school and middle school, questions about managing use and educating students about digital etiquette are on a lot of educators' minds.

Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

This October, Common Sense Media is sponsoring Digital Citizenship Week from October 16 to October 22. And we wanted to pull together some of the best resources to help educators talk about digital responsibility and safety online. Here, you'll find resources that cover today's digital landscape, ideas for student activities, and strategies for engaging parents. Digicentral - Digital citizenship. The Power of Educational Technology: A Design Thinking approach to Digital Citizenship. Design Thinking is a problem solving methodology used by people all over the world to come up with new ideas.

The Power of Educational Technology: A Design Thinking approach to Digital Citizenship

Recently there has been a lot of discussion about how to integrate this approach into education. This summer I took two Online courses to learn more about the process. I am very interested in ways to use this approach in my own teaching. Fakebook. Global Digital Citizen Foundation. 6 Sensational STEM Blogs for Your Students (and You) to Follow As STEM becomes more embedded in the educational consciousness, it's not surprising that more and more blogs on the subject are cropping up all over the Web.

Global Digital Citizen Foundation

Teachers and students will always need tools, resources, and advice on the subjects that interest them. The... read more. Google Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum. 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.

We are always looking to improve these classes. 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. Kidsmart: Welcome. Find Lessons & Resources.

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. NSTeens.org - Making Safer Choices Online. Oversharing - Digital Citizenship. Scope_and_sequence_110212.pdf. Skooville. Take Action with 'Hit Record on TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt' Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership. Moving Students From Digital Citizenship To Digital Leadership by TeachThought Staff Digital Citizenship has become one of the more symbolic phrases that represents the significant impact technology has made on our behavior and interactions.

What is the definition of digital citizenship? A couple of years ago, Terry Heick offered that digital citizenship is “The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” In short, it’s taking care of the “things” we depend on in digital spaces. This isn’t an easy concept for many students to wrap their head around, as it involves aspects of scale, permanence, and credibility that they are just beginning to wrestle with. This is all big picture thinking that is, somehow, easy to miss. The Visual Which brings us to the visual above.

The idea behind the shift? Thinkuknow - home. UK Safer Internet Centre. What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship. The greatest software invented for human safety is the human brain. It's time that we start using those brains. We must mix head knowledge with action. In my classroom, I use two essential approaches in the digital citizenship curriculum that I teach: proactive knowledge and experiential knowledge. Proactive Knowledge I want my students to know the "9 Key Ps" of digital citizenship. 1. Do students know how to create a secure password?

2. Do students know how to protect their private information like address, email, and phone number? 3. While this information (like the number of brothers and sisters you have or your favorite food) can't be used to identify you, you need to choose who you will share it with. 4. Are students aware that some private things may show up in photographs (license plates or street signs), and that they may not want to post those pictures? 5. Do students understand copyright, Creative Commons, and how to generate a license for their own work? 6. 7. 8. 9. Wild About Safety with Timon and Pumbaa: Safety Smart® Online.