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.
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual initiative that aims to inspire K-12 students to take interest in computer science. During this annual program, schools around the world host their own Hour of Code™. Organized by Code.org, Hour of Code™ is a one-hour basic introduction designed to celebrate and expand participation in computer science. This year, CSEdWeek took place from December 5th to 11th, and two of edWeb.net’s professional learning communities (PLC) presented webinars that highlighted the importance of coding and computer science in education.
How can you stay connected with parents and students over the summer? In this webinar, Lisa Nielson will share practical step-by-step advice on how to leverage social media in a responsible way.
What does a model digital citizenship school look like? In this webinar, presenters shared the comprehensive K-8 digital citizenship curriculum and parent program implemented at The Meadowbrook School of Weston, which has been Digital Citizenship Certified by Common Sense Education.
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!
This webinar will be presented by high school librarian Joanna McNally and middle school librarian Betsey Lee, who have successfully used eBooks in a range of situations.
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.
This webinar will showcase examples of Passion Projects and guide participants through five easy steps to implement them in their classrooms for elementary and secondary learners.
In this webinar, Andrew Marcinek, former Chief Open Education Advisor for the U. S. Department of Education (DOE), speaks with Tech & Learning Content Director Kevin Hogan about the DOE’s #GoOpen initiative. Participants will learn how to make the shift to using openly licensed educational resources in their school districts.
The maker movement continues to gain popularity as schools integrate these spaces and lessons into their schools and curriculum. Michelle will discuss the maker trend and offer tips on how you can start or grow a maker movement in your school.