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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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Facebook post leads to arrests in cyberbullying suicide case

Facebook post leads to arrests in cyberbullying suicide case | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
In early September, Rebecca Sedwick climbed a tower at a cement company's compound and committed suicide. Now, a 12-year-old and 14-year-old face felony charges for bullying her.
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11 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to After Facebook

11 Sites and Apps Kids Are Heading to After Facebook | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Next-generation apps that let users text, video chat, shop, and share their pics and videos are attracting teens like catnip.
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How do we teach Digital Citizenship?

How do we teach Digital Citizenship? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Everyone- parents, teachers and students- can agree that being a "good citizen" is important. We try to teach children these skills early on at home, in the classroom, and even on the playground.
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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?

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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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Two girls arrested after one allegedly brags on Facebook about cyber bullying suicide victim

Two girls arrested after one allegedly brags on Facebook about cyber bullying suicide victim | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Two girls - ages 12 and 14 - have been arrested in connection with the bullying of Florida teen, Rebecca Ann Sedwick, after the 14-year-old allegedly bragged on Facebook about her part in Rebecca's...
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Where are our children''s hearts? Where are the parents? 

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Q&A: How do I monitor my kids' online use without "spying" on them?

Q&A: How do I monitor my kids' online use without "spying" on them? | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Focus your efforts more on management than total control.
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Facebook Eases Privacy Rules for Teenagers - NYTimes.com

Facebook Eases Privacy Rules for Teenagers - NYTimes.com | Responsible Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Important for teens and parents to understand...
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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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