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.
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.
Teachers have hopes for young people to share their voices, connect, and learn with others in a global, digitally-mediated world. The challenges of digital spaces create opportunities for uncivil, hateful, or overall trivial and unsubstantial dialogue.
What are the moral and ethical “disconnects” or “blind spots” youth have about online privacy, property, and participation? In what ways are they engaging with ethical sensitivity in digital spaces? Drawing on extensive interviews with young people between 10-25, presenter Carrie James explored youths’ attitudes about online life and the messages they hear from adults.
Common Sense Education, the education arm of Common Sense, the national nonprofit helping parents, teachers, and students thrive with technology, is partnering with edWeb.net to present Digital Classroom: Teaching with Tech.
How do we guide kids to think critically, have moral sensitivity, and make ethical decisions in digital spaces? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others? Principles of character education intersect strongly with digital citizenship education.
Most educators know what cyberbullying is, and what sexting is – but how prolific are these behaviors with youth? What are effective and ineffective responses? How are cyberbullying and sexting interconnected? There are a lot of misconceptions out there.