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Common Sense Education
All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Our award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Addresses top concerns for schools.Prepares students with critical 21st-century skills.Supports educators with training and recognition.Engages the whole community through family outreach. All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Our award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum: Addresses top concerns for schools.Prepares students with critical 21st-century skills.Supports educators with training and recognition.Engages the whole community through family outreach.

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

Can I Use that Picture? The Terms, Laws, and Ethics for Using Copyrighted Images – The Visual Communication Guy: Design, Writing, and Teaching Resources All in One Place! Need to use an image but not sure if you have the legal and ethical right to do so? Understanding the laws for using images can be a bit tricky, especially because there is wiggle room within the laws. And, with the mass distribution of images on the internet, it’s no wonder we’re all asking the the same question over and over again: can I use that picture?

NC Digital Learning Initiative Leaders that understand the importance and possibilities for digital learning are key in making a digital transition successful. The resources below will help leaders establish a vision for teaching and learning in the digital age and offer opportunities for discussion among leadership teams. Responsible Use and Screen Time Source: Friday Institute As we continue to support the work of schools and districts to successfully transition to digital-age learning, the NC Digital Learning Initiative Team has developed the following list of resources for districts and schools to consider as they develop Responsible Use guidelines into local digital technology policies.

More Information on Fair Use Fair use is a legal doctrine that promotes freedom of expression by permitting the unlicensed use of copyright-protected works in certain circumstances. Section 107 of the Copyright Act provides the statutory framework for determining whether something is a fair use and identifies certain types of uses—such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research—as examples of activities that may qualify as fair use. Section 107 calls for consideration of the following four factors in evaluating a question of fair use: Import or Upload a Custom Video – Flipgrid Help Center Flipgrid provides a fun, easy way to submit videos. Flipgrid also supports the ability for students to import their own videos as well. Use your phone's native camera, edit videos with iMovie, or try AppSmashing with apps like Chatterpix, Screencastify, or Adobe Spark and upload them to your Flipgrid videos! After tapping the Green Plus, Students can import their own custom video: Tap next to the record button. Select your video and finish the steps to submit to Flipgrid Review your video - Trim, rearrange, or add more.

Created for Learning: When can I use someone else's images in my resources? We were lucky enough that a connection of ours landed us a free chat with a big trademark/copyright attorney in Southern California. We talked about these things with him. We learned that you can use images from films as long as... 5 Ways to Check Who Is Tracking You Online How much do you love online content? So much you pay for everything you can? Or do you, like the overwhelming majority of internet users, accept advertising and tracking as a way of life? Recut, Reframe, Recycle - Center for Media and Social Impact When college kids make mashups of Hollywood movies, are they violating the law? Not necessarily, according to the latest study (PDF) on copyright and creativity from the Center and American University’s Washington College of Law. The study, Recut, Reframe, Recycle: Quoting Copyrighted Material in User-Generated Video, by Center director Pat Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi, co-director of the law school’s Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, shows that many uses of copyrighted material in today’s online videos are eligible for fair use consideration. The study points to a wide variety of practices—satire, parody, negative and positive commentary, discussion-triggers, illustration, diaries, archiving and of course, pastiche or collage (remixes and mashups)—all of which could be legal in some circumstances.

24 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify - Ditch That Textbook Not too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. Playback required a TV, a VCR and a hope that everything worked nicely together. And video editing … well, that just wasn’t readily available to the average person. My, how things have changed. I Like It - Safer Internet Day song Coz I like it Chatting with my friends online When there’s nothing to do or it’s raining outside Coz I like it Expressing myself but I never let a bully get into my head Coz I like it Chatting with my friends online When there’s nothing to do or it’s raining outside Coz I like it Expressing myself but I never let a bully get into my head Everybody here put your thumbs up high if you think these bullies should be taken offline When we’re online or using an app We should never have to deal with thatI wanna snap like my screen in half But really they just want me to react But I won’t give in, I’ll step on it Put the message in the bin and won’t let them win!

This is a link to Common Sense Media's in depth Digital Citizenship curriculum which can be incorporated into existing curriculum. by alyrayj Nov 3

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