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Digital Citizenship

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Digital Citizenship

 

Global Digital Citizenship is a critical element of any teaching program at any level. Our students are connected. Irrespective of the age of the student, they are wired. We are seeing devices reducing in cost, increasing in availability, and entering most classrooms and almost every school.

 

If you ask students a question, their first response is likely to be to “Google” it. If you go to a library for research, the students are most likely to use the computers.The digital world is a world almost universally without boundaries (Some countries do still attempt to restrict access, but these are usually the same countries that are restrictive with their people as well). Visiting, talking, chatting, and messaging are seamless, real time, and simple. The distance between two people is now measured in milliseconds rather than miles.

 

All of this—the speed, immediacy, accessibility, and ease of use—means that Global Digital Citizenship is paramount.

 

But how do we teach Global Digital Citizenship, a fluency that is critical at all levels of education?

 

Read more:

http://www.21stcenturyfluency.com/blogpost.cfm?blogID=2367

 


Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Gust MEES
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Digital Passport by Common Sense Media

Digital Passport by Common Sense Media | Integrating Technology in the Classroom | Scoop.it
The interactive, fun, and effective way to teach and test the basics of digital citizenship to 3rd-5th grade...

 

Digital Passport is fun and effective.


- Web-based games and videos engage 3rd - 5th graders in independent learning

 

- Modules zero in on critical skills related to digital safety, respect, and community

 

- Collaborative classroom activities reinforce online lessons

 

- Students earn badges toward a Digital Passport

 

- Teachers get robust reports to demonstrate student success

 

- Currently available on the web and coming soon for mobile devices

 

- Supports responsible use policies and E-rate

 

- FREE to your school thanks to generous support from our sponsors

 

Read more:

https://digitalpassport.org/educator-registration

 


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