Digital Citizenship

By Digital Learning | A collection of resources for teaching digital citizenship in all it's many forms in order to keep students safe online.

Apple’s Devices Lose Luster in American Classrooms

Apple is losing its grip on American classrooms, which technology companies have long used to hook students on their brands for life.<p>Over the last three years, Apple’s iPads and Mac notebooks — which accounted for about half of the mobile devices shipped to schools in the United States in 2013 — …

Education

The Importance of your Digital Reputation

We live in a society where online searches tend to influence – if not drive – many of our decisions. If we are looking for a good doctor in the area, …

Employment

Digital Citizenship and Documenting Learning

This is the third post in a series to dig deeper into the relationship between literacy and documenting learning. HOW does documenting learning have …

Learning

15 Surprising Things That Can’t Be Copyrighted

What is copyright?<p>In short, it’s a legal right for content creators. Copyright applies to billions of pieces of content on the web and in the real …

Net Neutrality

The Teenager’s Definitive Guide to Social Media Don’ts

You’re only as relevant as you are clued in. Don’t be a social pariah—avoid the hellscape of awkward behavior and secondhand embarrassment by never, …

Why I started asking permission before sharing my kids' photos on Facebook

Devorah Heitner, author of the new book "Screenwise," makes an awfully compelling case for asking your kids' permission before you post photos of them on Facebook.<p>"We need to mentor kids more than we need to monitor kids," Heitner told me.<p>That means treating them the way they should treat others, …

Charlie Brown on Digital Citizenship

Poor Charlie Brown doesn’t get the respect he deserves. Generations have coined him as just a blockhead, but to me, he has always been so much more …

Charlie Brown

EGUSD Digital Citizenship

<b>Defining Bullying and Cyberbullying</b><br>by admin on 21st February 2017<p>“Isn’t ‘cyberbullying’ just another form of ‘bullying’? Why label it as a separate …

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 …

10 More Digital Citizenship Resources: The Web in the Classroom…Part 4

<i>Welcome to the fourth article in a series devoted to facilitating proper student internet interaction in the classroom. This classroom might be 1 to</i> …

Digital Citizenship

How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

Back in October, I wrote a post about Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom. As it is Internet Safety Month, I want to share a …

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Internet Safety and Cyberbullying<p>Classroom strategies to fight cyberhate include not supporting or reinforcing it, reporting it, supporting the …

Digital Citizenship Week 2016

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

<i>“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</i> …

Education Technology

“Oh no they didn’t!” – Modeling good digital citizenship

I blog often about digital citizenship topics. Part of my day job (technology integration specialist for the Elk Grove Unified School District) …

Education

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons

The Edublogs support team regularly receives complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs.<p>The legal …

STOPiT Class

<b>What is the STOPiT Class?</b><br>STOPiT (Smart Topics On Personal iPad Technology) is a mandatory course offered by Cozad High School (CHS) and Grand Island …

Copyright Lessons for Kids

Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright is a resource for kids produced by the Library of Congress. <i>Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright</i> is intended to …

“We shouldn’t assume people know what digital citizenship is.”

<b>“We shouldn’t assume people know what digital citizenship is.”</b>by <b>David Ryan Polgar</b> and <b>Marialice B.F.X. Curran</b>, DigcitSummit.comDigital Citizenship is …

Digital Citizenship

Guide Helps Educators Navigate Social Media

The Educator's Guide to Social Media<p>You've heard the stories -- teachers who got themselves into trouble over what they posted in social media or were, perhaps, cyber bullied by students. And then there are tales of students wasting their time using social media in class. These are risks to be …

Educational games for kids to help teach digital citizenship and digital literacy skills.

An animated choose-your-own-path interactive gaming platform, developed with middle schoolers in mind. Learn valuable digital citizenship skills by …

8 Tips and Tools for Teaching Digital Citizenship

This list of four tips and four tools will allow every educator to create lessons and units that can help make all of your students better digital …

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Overview of Blake's Digital Citizenry Pilot

With our Middle School going entirely 1:1 iPad this past year, a big focus was to pair it with a strong implementation of a Digital Citizenship …

How You Can Become a Champion of Digital Citizenship in Your Classroom

My students often travel with me when I lead professional development at conferences. A few weeks ago, eight-year-old Carson Griffin (pictured here …

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5 Tips for Internet Safety in 2015- Safe Smart & Social

Be a role model<p>Just like in real life, kids learn much of their online behavior from others, including their parents<p>Just like in real life, kids …

Teens

Digital Footprints: Teaching Social Media Literacy

<i>Guest post by Michael W. Niehoff</i>Today’s 21st century learning is focused on students becoming college and career ready. This readiness is defined as …

Education

The ABCs of Digital Citizenship

<b>The ABCs of Digital Citizenship</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>In thinking recently of all of the different strands of digital citizenship–human, legal, …