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Information relating to the responsibility to conduct ourselves appropriately online and encourage others to do the same.
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How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos

How To Attribute Creative Commons Photos | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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Good overview of Creative Commons and how to properly attribute CC works. I Have not been doing this correctly!

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Dallas school district considers fate of teacher who posed for Playboy

Dallas school district considers fate of teacher who posed for Playboy | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Cristy Deweese was the magazine's "Co-ed of the Month” in 2011. She's now a first year Spanish teacher at Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center, a magnet school for grades 9-12.
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The Mixed Message of Digital Citizenship

The Mixed Message of Digital Citizenship | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators.
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Interesting thoughts on the positive digital footprint from Dean Shareski

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Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters

Teach Kids To Be Their Own Internet Filters | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Students live in an information saturated world. The most effective way to keep them safe and using the internet responsibly as a learning tool is to teach them how to be their own filters.

Via Gust MEES, Dennis T OConnor
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Say Keng Lee's curator insight, October 7, 2013 3:12 AM

Useful for the adult pros as well, especially the evaluation criteria suggested...

Philip Verghese 'Ariel's curator insight, October 7, 2013 9:45 AM

Yes, Gust, let them felter themselves, and ha, let us guide them. Thanks for the share Gust.

Eileen Forsyth's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:28 PM

SAGE ADVICE on how to teach kids to filter themselves (digitally)

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Why We're Shutting Off Our Comments

Why We're Shutting Off Our Comments | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Starting today, PopularScience.com will no longer accept comments on new articles. Here's why.
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Uncivil discourse is not without consequences. In this case, those who want to be heard most have deprived themeslves of a venue through their actions. Interesting study results on the influence of comments as well...

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What's your digital footprint?

What's your digital footprint? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
On the Internet a digital footprint is the word used to describe the trail, traces or "footprints" that people leave online. This is... (Interesting resource for #digitalcitizenship awareness What's your digital footprint?

Via Julie Lindsay
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Nice introduction to concept of digital footprint with integrated lessons. Also nice use of Smore.com to make an infographic-type layout.

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Julie Lindsay's curator insight, September 22, 2013 4:13 PM

An infographic created using smore.com to share digital citizenship ideas and resources. Challenge your students to create their own smore sharing their online footprint.

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What Employers Look For In Your Online Profiles [INFOGRAPHICS]

What Employers Look For In Your Online Profiles [INFOGRAPHICS] | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
A Jobvite study shows what social network profiles employers look at most, and what exactly they're looking for in each one.
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Twitter in the Classroom: Watch This Teacher Engage Shy Students in Learning History | Technology on GOOD

Twitter in the Classroom: Watch This Teacher Engage Shy Students in Learning History | Technology on GOOD | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Still skeptical about the value of using Twitter as a tool to engage introverted students in classroom lessons? You're not alone.
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Neil Krasnoff's curator insight, September 9, 2013 5:10 PM

Another example of integrating Social Networking tools in a conventional classroom setting, with great results.

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Jenn Fitzgerald: A Mama Bear's guide to social media

Jenn Fitzgerald: A Mama Bear's guide to social media | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
A social media professional ... and mom to an 11-year-old daughter ... offers tips for navigating social media.
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Great tips for parents. Teachers can use some of these ideas too in mobile learning environments.

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Pot plea on Twitter costs Mr. Lube worker his job - Toronto - CBC News

Pot plea on Twitter costs Mr. Lube worker his job - Toronto - CBC News | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
An aspiring young mechanic from the Toronto area has hit a speed bump in his career after he posted a request for marijuana on Twitter, apparently while at work.
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Quick example for students of what NOT to do on social media? Love that the police saw the Tweet!

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Teaching and Modeling Good Digital Citizenship

Teaching and Modeling Good Digital Citizenship | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Flickr: Zawezome By Jennifer Roland Teens are savvier than we might give them credit for when it comes to knowing their privacy boundaries on social net
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Sarah McElrath's curator insight, October 16, 2013 7:37 PM

Includes links to sites with digital citizenship curriculum as well as digital project sites.

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Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen

Parents, beware of bullying on sites you've never seen | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Parents might know about Facebook and Twitter but kids are now using new social apps like Ask.fm or Kik to torment each other online.
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Educators need to know about this, too!

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Didn't Your Mother Tell You Not to Google?

Didn't Your Mother Tell You Not to Google? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Think about 2008 for a minute. Wikipedia was only two years old, and Facebook had only existed for four. I was supporting a research project with a group of sixth graders studying ancient history. Th
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VERY important lesson for all teachers and students. Google is NOT the best place to start for academic searching.

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Keep Calm and Tweet On: Creditors Have Been Sizing You Up Online for Years

Keep Calm and Tweet On: Creditors Have Been Sizing You Up Online for Years | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
via Digital Trends Last week, reports surfaced that a number of startups have begun to factor in social media data, like who your friends are on Facebook, to determine your credit worthiness...
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More reasons to teach about the importance of digital footprint!
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Taking a stand: Union High coach suspends entire football team in lesson about character

Taking a stand: Union High coach suspends entire football team in lesson about character | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Lessons in citizenship don't always have to be digital.
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Twitter / iamkidpresident: Maybe one day we'll all remember ...

Twitter / iamkidpresident: Maybe one day we'll all remember ... | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

"Maybe one day we'll all remember that real people read the things we post online. You matter. Your words matter. Be more awesome."

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A wise Tweet from Kid President...

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Free Technology for Teachers: Have You Googled Yourself Lately?

Free Technology for Teachers: Have You Googled Yourself Lately? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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What do your students and their parents find when they Google you?

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Digital Literacy in the Classroom

Digital Literacy in the Classroom | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Teaching Channel presents an episode dedicated to digital literacy. Covering safe online behavior, finding reliable online sources, digital footprints and more, these 8 lessons align with the Common Core.
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Q&A: How can I stop kids from "slut shaming" a girl at my school?

Q&A: How can I stop kids from "slut shaming" a girl at my school? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
With the public judging and ridiculing Miley Cyrus' brazen behavior, we look at how this shaming effect trickles down to our kids.
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Advice to a student on how to help one of her peers.
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GwynethJones's curator insight, September 8, 2013 8:44 PM

It's not about the technology it's about the choices & the ethics. The technology is just the conduit - it's the content.

 

Whether it's a sharpie slur on the bathroom wall or a mean Tweet - it ain't about the digital - it's about the home training!

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The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do"

The Digital Lives of Teens: Turning "Do As I Say" into "Do As I Do" | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
The old saying "Do as I say, not as I do" could not apply more to adults when dealing with kids and technology. Modeling is so important, and when it comes to digital life, adults set the bar pretty
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The High Cost of Digital Illiteracy | HASTAC

The High Cost of Digital Illiteracy | HASTAC | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
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"In 2009, nursing student Amanda Tatro argued that her private Facebook postings about dissecting a cadaver in one of her classes were protected speech under the first amendment.  In 2012, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that the “the university may regulate student speech on Facebook that violates established professional conduct strategies” and that the failing grade Tatro earned as a result of her Facebook postings was appropriate."


"A 2013 survey found that 8% of individuals aged 16-24 had lost a job opportunity due to social media.  A 2012 survey reported that 40% of hiring managers consult social media when screening job applicants.  A third of the managers who consulted social media rejected an applicant based on what they found.  Yet, “70% of those [young people] surveyed said they weren’t concerned about social media harming their future career prospects.”"


"However, in the 21st century, those who are digitally illiterate will no longer simply be consumers of digital technology.  They will be consumed."

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WikiRendum's curator insight, August 21, 2013 3:27 AM

Ignorance of the appropriate use of digital technologies can cause serious personal problems as well.