An exploration of current digital citizenship resources, for parents, and pseudo-guide for teachers as they prepare to use new technologies in the classroom and engage students in conversations about digital citizenship.
12 Things Every Parent Should Know About Helping Children Thrive in the Digital Age I’m Devorah Heitner. I started Raising Digital Natives to catalyze the conversation about how to set kids up for a lifetime of success in a world where they are likely to meet their spouse, find a job, and build their reputations in interactive, digital …
Sleep is an essential part of our development and wellbeing. It is important for learning and memory, emotions and behaviours, and our health more generally. Yet the total amount of sleep that children and adolescents are getting is continuing to decrease. Why?
Whether you're a student in college (or earlier) or a lifelong learner, Google is an essential tool for learning. Here are a few tips for using Google search and other apps more effectively to further your education.
Since our students are using technology to play, learn, and communicate while at home and at school, they should be learning how to use that technology responsibly. Full integration of digital citizenship (or DigCit) curriculum into every class and every content area—at every grade level—should be t
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It is easy to get the idea that mobile devices, especially smartphones, are no more than devices to amuse or take pictures. In most commercials and advertisements about them, no one actually uses a sm...
School isn't just about learning and books, as teachers are already well aware. For students, going to school also teaches them about a slew of life lessons - and interacting with others is at the top of that list.
The CyberSmart! Digital Citizenship lessons are organized to align with the ISTE National Educational Technology Standards for Students (2007) for Digital Citizenship (standards 5.a.-5.d.) and the nine elements of digital citizenship described in Digital Citizenship in Schools by Gerald Bailey and Mike Ribble (2007).
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