Instructional Technology Specialist at Cumberland Academy of Georgia Jennifer Liang knows all about digital citizenship. But teaching the fundamentals of digital citizenship to students with High Functioning Autism is all the more important, especially as they prepare to enter college or the workforce. In “Teaching Students with Autism about Digital Citizenship,” a webinar hosted by edWeb.net and Common Sense Education and sponsored by Symantec, Jennifer discussed her teaching strategies for incorporating digital citizenship at Cumberland Academy of Georgia.
Common Sense examines the latest scientific research about problematic media use in their new report, Technology Addiction: Concern, Controversy, and Finding Balance.
edWeb.net is delighted to announce its partnership with the first national Digital Citizenship Summit to be held in Hartford, CT, on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015.
Digital citizenship, and its focus on improving the ways we utilize technology (safe/savvy/ethical), is important to educators, administrators, parents, students, industry, and various non-profits.
In this interactive edWeb webinar, Dr. Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Associate Professor at the University of Saint Joseph, provided examples of how to get more student voice involved in digital citizenship project-based learning (PBL) throughout the school year.
In this edWeb webinar hosted by the Digital Citizenship community, Kelly Mendoza, Director of Professional Development for Education at Common Sense, explained the steps to take to become a Digital Citizenship Certified School certified this year. Attendees learned about the benefits of certification and how their schools can be recognized for helping kids be safe and smart digital citizens!
In this edWeb.net webinar hosted by the Essential Elements for Digital Learning community, Steve Garton, leader of the Maine Learning Technology Initiative program for a decade, showed us how to define your own success in a meaningful way through data, digital citizenship, and the national PTA standards. We also learned how to utilize these tools to reach out to parents, students, teachers, businesses, and taxpayers.
Are you getting frustrated as you try to bring 21st century tools and skills into classrooms at your school? Have you gotten stuck on how to encourage your colleagues and administrators to embrace the technology and skills necessary to prepare our students to be college bound and career ready? In this edWeb webinar hosted by the Digital Citizenship community, Jeff Downing, an Elementary Computer Specialist in Fremont USD, shared some valuable lessons he has learned over the past three years as he implemented a technology plan at his school site, including lessons learned from incorporating digital citizenship throughout the curricula.
What can toothpaste teach you about digital citizenship? Learn how Craig Badura, K-12 Integration Specialist at Aurora Public Schools in Nebraska, used the digital citizenship survival kit with students and get ideas on how you – or your students – can create your own “digital citizenship survival kit,” connecting everyday items to safe and responsible behavior in the digital world.
Common Sense Education celebrated the launch of their newest free education resource, Digital Compass. Based on the concept of “choose your own adventure” books, Digital Compass guides students in grades 6-9 to learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through animated, interactive experiences in which students choose several different paths for each character.