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Adventure Games Copyright © 2001-2016 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. All rights reserved. Animated Characters Excluding Tera Copyright © 2000-2016 National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America. All rights reserved. This Web site is funded, in part, through a grant from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. 18 Incredible Digital Citizenship Web Resources for Teachers Every teacher can benefit from having some good digital citizenship Web resources available to share with students. We like the kinds of tools that will help you help them learn about appropriate and exemplary behaviors in any online environment. As a teacher, you’re in the perfect position to be the best source of digital citizenship development any student could hope for. You’re not alone, either—we’ve gathered a list of digital citizenship Web resources from people who are just like you. The list we’re presenting you with today has 18 of the best digital citizenship Web resources available.

Digital Citizenship School Program Download Digital Citizenship Agreements On an August morning in 1991 the World Wide Web had officially been introduced into our lives. Had we any idea at the time the change that was to come? What may have seemed like a novelty at first began to attract more and more curiosity and interest as we started to see its potential. Potential became necessity and invention spawned again and again. The Internet we know today grows exponentially. Learn the Ropes on Digital Citizenship - For Kids & Teens...Sites Skip to main content Try Wikispaces Classroom now. Brand new from Wikispaces. guest Join | Help | Sign In Scope & Sequence: Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum Get Trained Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students. Onboard Students: Digital Passport Introduce students in grades 3-5 to Digital Passport, our award-winning suite of games that help onboard students to the foundational skills of digital citizenship and Internet safety. Teach Lessons: Unit 1

Manage your privacy and security – For everyone – Safety Center – Google Access your settings by clicking your name or picture in the right corner then clicking Account. At the top, click Security. In the Password box, click Setup next to “2-Step verification.” Teacher's Guide to Digital Citizenship The horror stories of young people not grasping the reach and influence of the content they put online are familiar to all of us. From the loss of job opportunities due to unprofessional pictures or comments on social media, to the more serious threats of abduction, and even the self-harm inspired by cyber bullying, the stakes are high. While students may often seem clueless to these dangers, some are starting to understand the risks. In a recent Rasmussen study on digital literacy, details of which you can see in the infographic below, 37% of millennials aged 18 – 34 said they consider the internet scary, which is more than any other demographic. Still, millennials know just as well as any other demographic just how important digital literacy is and will continue to be to their working lives. As such, studies like these serve to demonstrate how crucial teaching digital literacy — particularly at a young age when that digital footprint is still lightly drawn — has become.

13 of the Best Media Literacy Resources for 2014 The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) reports that children spend an average of seven hours a day consuming various types of media. This data illustrates that society’s voracious appetite for media makes media literacy more important than ever. How can you teach your students to interact responsibly with the media? The following resources can help you plan thought-provoking lessons on the subject. Thinking Digital Citizenship My colleague @lindarubens pointed me in the direction of a fantastic post on Digital Citizenship by Craig Badura. Craig’s ideas are simple but effective because they ask students to do a very important learning technique: Make a connection between ‘unrelated’ topics. Forcing them to make the connection asks the students to think on a deeper level. I have found in the past that only using digital examples encourages some students to assume they know it all.

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. 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. Internet Safety Almost all children today have access to the Internet through schools, libraries, community centers, or their home. And most 8 to 18-year-olds, 74 percent, have Internet access from their home computers according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Not only do more children have access to the Internet than ever before, but they are using it more, too.

Where can I find advice on Internet Safety to help me protect my children? - There is a dazzling array of helpline and support websites with advice on internet safety available to parents online. A parent may well be at a loss to find a useful site so we’ve gathered some here that may of use. Internet Safety Help and Advice

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