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Digital Citizenship in Libraries All Year: Planning for the School Year

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Digital Citizenship in Libraries All Year: Planning for the School Year

Presented by Lindi Farris-Hill, Librarian, Mesquite Independent School District (TX); Amy Milstead, Librarian, Mesquite Independent School District (TX); and Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Founder, Digital Respons-Ability

Sponsored by Digital Respons-Ability

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Librarians are pivotal in their schools for teaching and advocating digital citizenship. View this edWebinar to hear from a public librarian and two school librarians on teaching digital citizenship all year. This session, presented by the co-authors of the forthcoming book with ABC-CLIO, Advocating Digital Citizenship: Resources for the Library and Classroom, helps you develop a consistent practice of digital citizenship in your library.

The presenters share resources and tools for planning, including a suggested scope and sequence. They also give advice on getting colleague and administration support. Viewers learn about real-life stories and lessons from practicing digital citizenship in a library. The new school year is starting soon, this edWebinar helps you be more prepared.

This recorded edWebinar is of interest to K-12 librarians and education technology leaders.


Lindi Farris-HillAbout the Presenters

Lindi Farris-Hill is a librarian in Mesquite Independent School District, the 2020 AASL National School Library of the Year Award recipient. Throughout her 13 years in education, Lindi has served as a high school English teacher, instructional technology coach, and high school librarian. She is currently one of the librarians at Mesquite High School where she has served for the last four years.


Amy Milstead

Amy Milstead is currently in her 17th year of public education and 10th year as a school librarian. She has worked at the elementary and middle levels and is currently the librarian at Vanguard, the career and technology high school, in Mesquite ISD.


Carrie Rogers-WhiteheadCarrie Rogers-Whitehead is the founder of Digital Respons-Ability, a mission-based company that teaches digital citizenship to tens of thousands of parents, students, and educators across the world. Before starting Digital Respons-Ability, Carrie worked for about a decade in public libraries. Carrie regularly writes, speaks, and researches on digital citizenship and education. She is the author of several academic books including, Digital Citizenship: Teaching Strategies and Practice from the Field (Rowman & Littlefield, 2019); Becoming a Digital Parent: A Practical Guide to Help Families Navigate Technology (Routledge, 2020); and The 3 Ms of Fearless Digital Parenting: Proven Tools to Help You Raise Smart and Savvy Online Kids (Skyhorse Publishing, 2021). Her latest book for librarians, co-authored with Amy Milstead and Lindi Farris-Hill, is out next month. She is also an adjunct instructor and in 2021, won an Outstanding Reference Source Award from the American Library Association for one of her books. Carrie is a mother who applies what she teaches with her own family at home in Utah.


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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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Wednesday, July 20, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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