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Digital Citizenship Flashcards

Digital Citizenship Flashcards
Another academic year is here and with it comes new clothes, lessons, and of course, new technologies. But are your child's digital citizenship skills back-to-school ready? If not, don't worry. To help them make the grade, download these flashcards to help them boost their online know-how. From safety and privacy to literacy and online responsibility, these cards cover digital citizenship basics and have conversation starters to get you and your child thinking and talking. You can reference just one, or download, print, and put together an entire flashcard deck to work through...check below for a DIY version! Want to start a conversation about all of the above?

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How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School Produced in collaboration with Facebook. Social media is fast becoming as ubiquitous as the air we breathe. In recent months, many schools and districts around the country have taken steps to create social media policies and guidelines for their students and staff. In my work with several districts to draft these documents, I have seen many approaches that work well, and some that don't.

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School Digital citizenship is not a one time discussion. It is an ongoing process that needs to be taught to all grade levels and to all stakeholders. The problem is that things are changing so rapidly that it is difficult for everyone to keep up to date with the trends. Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education Overview We have devised an interactive curriculum aimed to support teachers of secondary students (approximately ages 13-17). The curriculum helps educate students on topics like: YouTube’s policies How to report content on YouTube How to protect their privacy online How to be responsible YouTube community members How to be responsible digital citizens We hope that students and educators gain useful skills and a holistic understanding about responsible digital citizenship, not only on YouTube, but in all online activity.

Upper primary What are 10-11 year olds doing online Understanding what students are doing online is a valuable starting point for teaching cybersafety. This series of videos combined with the Cybercitizen profiles provide teachers with a comprehensive view of their students’ online lives. Find out what your students are doing online » Multimedia Resources Web-based teaching resources available for use by teachers. How To Get Banned From Social Networks The Web has opened up lines of communication that were previously closed for the vast majority of the world. Anyone with an Internet connection can now head online and talk to someone on the other side of the world using any one of a range of different services. Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ are the obvious options. There is unfortunately a tendency to abuse these new lines of communication, by expressing opinions that would be best kept unsaid, attacking people that may or may not deserve it, spreading salacious gossip, or posting inappropriate content. What is often and easily forgotten is that it’s entirely possible to get banned from social networks, with some rules applying across the board, and others that individual sites have put in place.

Internet and Technology Lesson Plans Resources for School Librarians - Index Menu for This Page: General Technology Lesson Plans | Searching the Web | Web Quests | Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship Lesson Plans | Resources for Teachers | General Technology Lesson Plans Basic Computer Skills Curriculum - This is a good place to start if you are teaching students with little or no knowledge of computers. This is for PC users; there seems to be nothing for Mac users. Must Have Resources on Teaching Online Safety Internet has become an integral part of our students learning. They use it for searching, connecting, socializing, and communicating.There is no way we can control what our students are doing online no matter how hard we try. It is funny when you enter a school and find that certain websites ( YouTube for instance ) is banned there. Why would students access YouTube through their schools desktops while they have their own mobile gadgets to use whenever and wherever they want. This is a flawed strategy and , unfortunately, is not how we can keep our students from harms way.

Digital Literacy: Skills for the 21st Century: How Media Can Be Used In a persuasive text, the author is trying to make a case, to present an argument for a particular idea. Each kind of Medium can be used to support that argument in at least fo ur different ways: Example ( Images ) Images are most frequently used as examples. 10 Golden Rules for Parents in A Digital Age There is a growing dependence on the use of digital media from our students and kids. Sometimes it is just unbelievable especially when we, the digital immigrants, compare our childhood and teenagehood to our students, the digital natives. Back then, socializing with neighbouring kids was the major pass time for us but today's kids they socialize more with digital gadgets and spend less time not only with their buddies but even with their own families. This is definitely unhealthy for their social, emotional and psychological welfare. It is our responsibility as teachers, educators, and parents to watch how much technology is around our kids and control how much time they spend on it.

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