Digital Citizenship

By Dion Norman | A Collection of Resources related to Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Certification

2016-2017 Certified Districts: <b><br>Decatur County Community Schools, Greensburg, Indiana</b> <b></b><br>North Decatur Elementary School (2016-2017) <br>North Decatur …

Education

Collection of online safeguarding policies and guidance resources

This page, by Lancashire Safeguarding Children Board, contains information for Schools, Colleges and Professionals across the wider Children's …

Education

10 Realities About Bullying at School and Online

In spite of national campaigns against bullying, including legislation in some states that punishes offenders and imposes strict reporting standards …

U.S. Dept. of Education

What is Digital Footprint?

Knowing and witnessing things getting digitized, more than often we are incorporating the use of technologies in everything we do and doing so we are …

Sustainability

The Digital Tattoo: Think Before You Ink

on March 2, 2015 at 10:36 am<p><i>We all have a digital tattoo, and if we do not choose how to ink it, somebody else will. Rob McTaggart discusses how we</i> …

Tattoos

Teens are concerned about personal safety online, pessimistic about future risks

Teens around the world are concerned about their personal safety online and expect internet-related risks to increase in the future, preliminary …

Teens

Where and When Does a Parent’s Right to Share End Online?

February 7, 2017<p><i>Alicia Blum-Ross shares insights from the Parenting for a Digital Future project and how parents assess the risks and benefits of</i> …

Children's Rights

Fake News Resources, Lessons and Project Ideas

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They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets. - The New York Times

Of 381 college admissions officers who answered a Kaplan telephone questionnaire this year, 31 percent said they had visited an applicant’s Facebook or other personal social media page to learn more about them — a five-percentage-point increase from last year. More crucially for those trying to get …

Fake news spurs call for media literacy lessons in schools

January 30, 2017<p>(Calif.) The recent alarm over the potential spread of fake news has prompted two California lawmakers to call for media literacy …

Education

How media literacy is critical to saving our democracy

<i>[Editor’s note: This post by Alan November, written exclusively for eSchool Media, is part of a series of upcoming articles by this notable education</i> …

Education

Hey Parents and Teachers! Most Students Don’t Know When News Is Fake, Stanford Study Finds. We can help ! #medialiteracy #ptchat #ALSCChat https://t.co/oGo9kCixbw

5 Tools to Help Evaluate Sources in a World of Fake News

Whether you call it “fake news”, “misinformation” or the more innocuous “spin,” and whether you see this as an entirely new problem or the …

Education Technology

The Smell Test: Educators can counter fake news with information literacy. Here’s how.

Illustration by Steve BrodnerDiscerning fact from fiction in news and online content has never been more challenging. From “pizzagate”—false reports …

Fake News

How to think critically about news quotes from unnamed "government sources" under trumpism

As the Trump administration continues its twin trademarks of "not having press conferences" and "being at the center of gnarly scandals involving …

Corruption

Best Engineering Games, Apps, and Websites for Kids

Higher ed takes on fake news epidemic

In the digital age, many have found it more difficult to discern fact from fiction. Now, universities are heading to the front lines to tackle the …

Higher Education

Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Browse More<p>Follow this blog:<p>Get the latest in kids’ media, tech, and news right to your inbox<p>Our bloggers<p>Catalog Data Coordinator | Kid at …

Harrowing video warns teens of danger of speaking to strangers online

Kayleigh Haywood was only 15 when she was raped and killed by the neighbour of a man she met online.<p>Now a harrowing video released by Leicester police with the support of Haywood's family re-construct the last two weeks of her life with the purpose of educating and warning teenagers of the dangers …

Crime

U.S. Customs and Border Protection now asks foreign travelers for social media info

International travelers looking to visit the United States via the visa-waiver program are now being asked to include information on their online …

The Classroom Where Fake News Fails

By now, you've probably heard about one very real consequence of fake news — the infamous "pizzagate" conspiracy theory that ended with Edgar Welch, 28, firing a real gun inside a real Washington, D.C., pizzeria filled with real people.<p>When <i>The New York Times</i> later asked Welch what he thought when …

Journalism

Battling Fake News in the Classroom

In this post-election period, there has been a lot of discussion about fake news, particularly about how it is spread and shared online, and whether …

Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive in Their Digital World

Worried about your children’s screen time? The best approach is to model the digital behavior you want to see in your kids.

Parenting

Digital Citizenship for Kids Starts with Mentorship

Their world is different from yours. You can feel it, can’t you? You don’t understand the captivating allure of their digital devices. You feel that …

Parenting

How Can Students Be Taught to Detect Fake News and Dubious Claims?

New attention to hyperpartisan or misleading information online has prompted some people in higher education to scrutinize how they teach students to …

How to Talk About Sexting

The advice for the past few years from parents and educators everywhere has been clear:<br>Don't do it. <br>That advice has been less than effective.<br>So, here …

Clark Kent

6 Tips for Identifying Fake News

Fake news sites have seen a drastic increase recently. These sites have always been around, but in a startling trend, they are becoming more and more …

Students Create Brilliant Extension That Identifies Fake News

In under 36 hours, the students achieved something Facebook really needed to do.<p>As the influence of fake news on the recent presidential election continues to be a hot topic, one group of students may have found a solution to getting duped by inaccurate sources.<p>A team of four graduate and undergrad …

Education