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Teaching Digital Citizenship Through SEL Skill Building

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Teaching Digital Citizenship Through SEL Skill Building

Presented by Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Founder, Digital Respons-Ability
Moderated by Joyce Whitby, President, Innovations4Education

Sponsored by Digital Respons-Ability

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If we want our students to be safe and savvy digital citizens, we have to do more than just give them information. Digital citizens do not just know, they act. Digital citizenship goes beyond knowledge into practical application. Social-emotional learning (SEL) can help develop the skills students need to be empowered digital citizens. It also addresses the person behind the screen and the “whys” of digital behavior.

This edWebinar, informed by thousands of direct hours teaching K-12 students digital citizenship, narrows down the most important SEL skills for digital citizenship. It also shares practical ideas and real-life examples to effectively teach those skills to multiple age groups. Participants will leave with activities and ideas they can use immediately in their classroom and learn more about a different approach to digital citizenship education.

This edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time for questions at the end of the presentation.

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Carrie Rogers-WhiteheadAbout the Presenter

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that teaches digital citizenship to thousands of parents, students, and educators across the world. She previously worked for years as a youth services librarian, creating and running after-school programs and student-led events for teens. In that work and now with Digital Respons-Ability she regularly incorporated SEL learning into her programs. Carrie is the author of several academic books on technology and for librarians including: Digital Citizenship: Teaching Strategies and Practice From the Field (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019) and Becoming a Digital Parent: A Practical Guide to Help Families Navigate Technology (Routledge, 2020). Carrie is also a mother who applies what she teaches with her own family at home in Utah.

 

Joyce WhitbyAbout the Moderator

Joyce Whitby is the president of Innovations4Education. She is a lifelong educator who spent over ten years teaching graduate-level courses in educational technology at Long Island University, where, in 1984, she developed the T.E.A.M. program (Telecommunications, Education, and Multimedia). Since then, Joyce has been in the business of educational technology with key roles in professional development, marketing, and sales leadership. Most notably she has developed strategic sales initiatives targeting complex and urban environments for several organizations including WICAT Systems, Jostens Learning, Scientific Learning, Apple Computer, Monarch Teaching Technologies (makers of VizZle, an app for students with autism), and the education group of West Corporation (SchoolMessenger solutions). She has been an active member of SIIA for over 15 years.

 

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Digital Respons-AbilityDigital Respons-Ability is a research-based provider of digital citizenship education. We have taught tens of thousands of students and parents in deep-dive, holistic digital citizenship classes. Digital Respons-Ability contracts with local, state and federal organizations to provide digital citizenship curriculum and training to parents, students and educators.


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