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Digital Citizenship: New Lessons for a Changing World
Tuesday, August 28, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs, Common Sense Education; and Jamie Knowles, Senior Manager of Educator Learning Programs, Common Sense Education
Hosted by Common Sense Education and Sponsored by Symantec
Students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Educators need resources to keep up with today’s fast-changing media and technology landscape. Common Sense Education’s free K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum has you covered!
Join Kelly Mendoza and Jamie Knowles from Common Sense Education to learn about exciting updates for fall 2018, including updated topics, new lessons and videos for grades 3–5, and materials that are easy to share through Google Apps. This award-winning, comprehensive Digital Citizenship Curriculum covers a range of topics from media balance to cyberbullying to privacy. It prepares students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate.
This edWebinar is designed for all K-12 teachers, librarians, and tech coordinators. There will be time to get your questions answered after the presentation.
About the Presenters
Kelly Mendoza, Senior Director of Education Programs, oversees education program and content strategy for Common Sense Education, including the Digital Citizenship Curriculum, interactive games, and online professional development for K–12 schools. Her goal is to create curricula and programs that help schools create a positive culture around media and technology. She also has developed education resources and curriculum for Lucas Learning, the Media Education Lab, and PBS’s Frontline. Kelly has a Ph.D. in media and communication from Temple University. Follow her on Twitter at @kellymendoza.
As Senior Manager of Educator Learning Programs for Common Sense Education, Jamie Knowles creates online professional development services for teachers. Prior to his work at Common Sense, Jamie taught middle school English in Oakland, California, for eight years. For the 2016–2017 school year, Jamie received an Excellence in Teaching award and was one of three finalists for Teacher of the Year in Oakland Unified School District. While teaching, Jamie also successfully implemented a $200,000 school-wide blended-learning program funded by the Rogers Family Foundation and led professional development on a wide range of teaching strategies. Jamie holds a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from Eugene Lang College and a master’s degree in philosophy and education from Teachers College at Columbia University.
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Common Sense Education develops high-quality digital citizenship programs and digital teaching resources, providing educators and students with the digital learning tools they need to harness the power of technology for life.
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