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Infographic: I'm a digital citizen!

01/16/2020

Topics: #DigCitCommit, Digital & media literacy, Digital Citizenship

For students today, the digital world offers enormous possibilities. Free and low-cost digital tools allow students to write blogs, share their photos and art work with a global audience,…

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Find free and fair use photos

Find free and fair use photos

01/30/2020

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Standards

Grabbing images from Google is easy. You search, copy and paste. It’s a no-brainer and often the first thing students do when creating any sort of digital project that requires images.

But how do your students know if they have permission to use someone else’s photos? To be a good…

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Empowering student voice through digital citizenship

Empowering student voice through digital citizenship

10/09/2017

Topics: Digital Citizenship

There are two common misconceptions about digital citizenship that are preventing teachers from making an impact with it in their classrooms. The first is that digital citizenship can be taught in just one…

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14 projects that teach students to be good digital citizens

14 projects that teach students to be good digital citizens

10/03/2017

Topics: Digital Citizenship

Idealistic teachers sometimes tell their students they have the power to change the world. If you believe that, maybe it’s time to let your students take action.

Authentic social justice or community service projects have the potential to engage kids in the subject matter…

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3 ways to foster digital citizenship in schools

09/17/2020

Topics: Digital Citizenship

As students become more fluent with technology, their skills must reach beyond merely knowing how to use devices.

Sure it’s important for students to have the basic computer skills they need as well as soft skills, such as collaboration, creativity and inquiry-driven thinking. But even…

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Promote student voice and choice with blogging

Promote student voice and choice with blogging

09/26/2017

Topics: Digital Citizenship

As educators, we want students to be able to communicate and collaborate with their peers — locally and globally — in a comfortable way. We want to amplify their voices and give them choices in their learning environment. …

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Digital citizenship is the new citizenship

Digital citizenship is the new citizenship

01/22/2020

Topics: Digital Citizenship

Digital media is changing how young people engage in civic issues, and educators say we need to give all students opportunities to become engaged citizens using the tools of the digital age.  

During a refresh of the

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Try game-based learning to teach multiculturalism

Try game-based learning to teach multiculturalism

09/08/2017

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Gaming

In many classrooms, educators use games to teach math or science concepts in the cognitive domain – learning focused on acquiring knowledge about processes, procedures and principles.

But educators are discovering the benefit of educational games that help students…

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5 educator-tested tips for strengthening digital citizenship in your classroom

5 educator-tested tips for strengthening digital citizenship in your classroom

08/22/2017

Topics: Digital Citizenship

The Innovator Solutions section includes contributions from corporate sponsors and advertisers representing education organizations, businesses, policy-making bodies and other influencers dedicated to transforming education. This post was provided by…

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