Great ideas on how to add art and gamification to digital citizenship lessons that can really be part of any curriculum. These would work for elementary all the way to high school teens. Perfect to add to an information literacy lesson!
While Digital Citizenship Week has come and gone it's important to keep the conversations going. If you missed Digital Citizenship week it's never too late to get started.
Here's a practical hands on tool kit shared on Craig Bandura's blog he calls The Digital Citizenship Survival Kit. It's an excellent way to use physical prompts and metaphorical thinking to help kids understand how to behave ethically online. While Craig uses this kit with students in kindergarten through Grade 8 it'll work well with students of any age."
One of the attendees asked me to address the way I introduce the idea of digital citizenship in my classroom. What a great question! Unfortunately, I didn't have a great answer. I did though, have the evening to think about my ...
Linda Dougherty's insight:
Even the youngest students need to become digital citizens.
The objective of the project is for students to describe some facts about a francophone country while demonstrating their presentational skills and digital citizenship. This was met by students working in groups to create a short ...
Yet, despite the overabundance of resources, issues surrounding online safety and how to teach digital citizenship are a major concern. According to the National Cyber Security Alliance 2011 K-12 study of cybersafety, while ...
Linda Dougherty's insight:
Is is the teacher's role to teach digital citizenship or the parents? Great article that presents up-to-date statistics as of August 2014 plus the bonus of a video of Danah Boyd, author of It’s Complicated: the social lives of networked teens, presenting at FOSI 2013.
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