What Does a Model Digital Citizenship School Look Like?


Screen Shot 2015-03-19 at 6.05.17 PMWhat does a model digital citizenship school look like? In this webinar for the edWeb.net Digital Citizenship community, presenters shared the comprehensive K-8 digital citizenship curriculum and parent program implemented at The Meadowbrook School of Weston. This school has been Digital Citizenship Certified by Common Sense Education. The Meadowbrook School won Trend Micro’s Video Contest (2013) on digital citizenship, and Common Sense’s Pause & Think Online Video Contest (2014). The school was honored by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills as a “P21 Exemplar School.” The Meadowbrook School’s Mike Scafati and Jonathan Schmid shared step-by-step advice for developing a school-wide curriculum for your students. Topics covered include: How to use Common Sense Education resources to start building your program; How to build age-appropriate lessons year-to-year; Deciding who will deliver the curriculum; how to find time to deliver the lessons; Effective ways to communicate with and engage parents; and how your school can show leadership in digital citizenship. View the webinar for ideas and inspiration for building your own school’s digital citizenship program.

Earn your CE Certificate for viewing this recording: Join the free Digital Citizenship community on edWeb.net and take a quiz to receive a CE Certificate for viewing this webinar. Past webinars, presentation slides, and CE quizzes are available in the Webinar Archives folder of the Community Toolbox.

Digital Citizenship is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides ideas and discussions about how to help kids be safe, responsible, and respectful participants in a digital world.  This community will help you stay connected, share ideas, and get support from colleagues on issues such as: cyberbullying, privacy, digital footprints, copyright and plagiarism, information literacy, and Internet safety.  This program is hosted by Common Sense Education.

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