Digital Citizenship

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

What Do We Mean When We Say ‘Social And Emotional Skills’?

More and more, people in education agree on the importance of schools’ paying attention to stuff other than academics.But still, no one agrees on …

Emotions

Dealing With Digital Distraction in the Classroom

Strategies and Tools to Manage Digital Distractions<p>Great classroom management tools and a downloadable guide<p>Looking for more resources to help with …

Smartphone addiction could be changing your brain

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may be one of the growing number of Americans (or global citizens) who has a bit of nomophobia.<p>"Nomophobia?" you mutter as you read this on your ever-present smartphone. "Of course not."<p>"NO MObile PHOne phoBIA" is a 21st-century term for the fear of not being able to use your cell phone …

Nonprofits

Empowering Students to Curb Bullying

Bullying among school-age children is on the decline. This is a promising trend; however, 28 percent of all young people in the U.S. experience …

Parenting

Teaching Digital Citizenship: 10 Internet Safety Tips for Students

Digital citizenship education is increasingly important. We want our students to be safe, happy and ethical online; just as we do in the offline …

Australian Universities

To Teach Digital Citizenship Effectively, Educators Say It’s Time to Unblock Social Media

Since 2011 Banned Books Week has included a day to recognize banned websites. This year, on September 27, 2017, the American Association of School …

Education

Teaching SEL Is Easier With TeacherVision’s New FutureFit Resources

Future-Ready skills, Social Emotional Learning (SEL), 21st Century Skills—teachers know these skills are crucial to students’ success in the …

8 digital life skills all children need – and a plan for teaching them

A generation ago, IT and digital media were niche skills. Today, they are a core competency necessary to succeed in most careers.<p>That’s why digital …

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Teen Girls With Smartphones Flirt Most With Depression and Suicide

A spike in the teen suicide rate parallels almost exactly the rise of smartphone use, especially among teen girls, who are the most vulnerable to …

Teens

6 Truths about Parenting Tweens in the Digital Age

Parenting tweens gets a bad rap. In my work helping parents and schools with kids and social media, I hear a lot of complaining about kids between 9 …

Parenting

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Teens

How do I teach my tween about clickbait? - Salon.com

Phony photos, outrageous claims, too-good-to-be-true contests, cute puppies, celebrity gossip — all these are wrapped up in headlines that move your mouse hand even before your brain registers what it's doing. This so-called "clickbait" exists for one purpose: clicks. And it isn't simply a …

Journalism

How the smartphone affected an entire generation of kids

The rise of the smartphone coincides with a shift in youth psychological well-being<p>This article first appeared at<p>As someone who researches …

Millennials

Teach Digital Citizenship from the Start of the School Year - Journey with Technology

Phone in the Hands of a Bully, License: CC BY-SA 4.0<p><b>Digital Citizenship</b><p>Digital Citizenship refers to the appropriate behaviors for positive …

Youth is no defence when it comes to shameful online posts

Recent Harvard case shows any online communication can become public fodder<p><i>Be careful what you post online — it could come back to haunt you.</i><p>This has …

Teens

Be Internet Awesome - Google's New Internet Safety Curriculum

Be Internet Awesome is Google's new Internet safety curriculum. I learned about it from Larry Ferlazzo and then spent some time exploring it myself. …

4 Keys to Becoming a Good Digital Citizen

The separation between the digital world and the “real” world becomes smaller daily. Technology is everywhere: the grocery store, doctor’s office and …

Digital Citizenship

The Pedagogy of Fake News: A Four-Part Critical Thinking Exercise for Upper Elementary Students

As educators we have a responsibility for instruction in basic media literacy. Claims of fake news have recently complicated analysis of current …

Literacy

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 …

Parenting

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 …

Students

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> …

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?

<i>Alicia Blum-Ross shares insights from the Parenting for a Digital Future project and how parents assess the risks and benefits of ‘sharenting’. She</i> …

Parenting

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 …