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.

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 …

Pedagogy

15 Surprising Things That Can’t Be Copyrighted

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copyright

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>4th Annual Stand Up, Speak Out! Rally</b><br>by admin on 24th October 2016<p>We were proud to see students from Roy Herburger Elementary School and Edward …

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> …

Education Technology

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 …

Education Technology

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 Technology

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

Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar …

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 …

Education Technology

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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 …

Education Technology

5 tips for getting e-safety 'more right'

This week I attended an excellent conference on e-safety by @karlhopwood. If you haven’t heard Karl speak before, then you should, as he is down to …

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 …

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, …

The price of shame

"Public shaming as a blood sport has to stop," says Monica Lewinsky. In 1998, she says, “I was Patient Zero of losing a personal reputation on a …

Monica Lewinsky