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Raising Digital Citizens | StaySafeOnline.org

Raising Digital Citizens | StaySafeOnline.org | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
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This website has been designed for educators and parents who wish to become more informed as to how they can teach their children to become good digital citizens. There are many resources available on the website and also suggestions as to what content should be covered.

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Resources

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Check out http://digitalcitizenship.net!
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This website provides teacher with a clear definition of what 'digital citizenship' means and explains how fundamentally important it is for children to know hot to use technology appropriately. The website provides a wide variety of resources that teachers can access for information purposes.

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Internet Safety: Rules of the Road for Kids

Internet Safety: Rules of the Road for Kids | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
Advice from Common Sense Media editors. Parenting today means teaching kids to use digital media responsibly. Learn the rules of the road.
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Caroline Knorr posts a blog about internet safety and includes a list of rules that educators and parents can implement in their childrens' lives in order to keep them safe on the internet, and teach them lifelong technology skills.

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Are you a responsible digital citizen?

Are you a responsible digital citizen? | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
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This is a fantastic resource for teachers to utilise in the classroom as it will give students a hands on and engaging learning experience to inform them about digital citizens and the dangers of not being responsible online.

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The Australian Curriculum v6.0 Search results

The Australian Curriculum v6.0 Search results | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it

The Australian Curriculum describes what young Australians should learn as they progress through schooling. It is the foundation for their future learning, growth and active participation in the Australian community.

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The Australian Curriculum: Technologies aim to develop students' ability to 'make informed and ethical decisions about the role, impact and use of technologies in the economy, environment and society for a sustainable future' (ACARA, 2014).

 

The Foundation to Year 2 content descriptor in the digital technologies strand of the curriculum requires that students 'work with others to create and organise ideas and information systems, and share these with known people in safe online environments ACTDIP006' (ACARA, 2014).

 

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Common Sense on E-rate and CIPA: Toolkit for Teachers | Common Sense Media

Common Sense on E-rate and CIPA: Toolkit for Teachers | Common Sense Media | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
Common Sense Media improves the lives of kids and families by providing independent reviews, age ratings, & other information about all types of media.
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This website provides teachers with information to help them to support students in becoming safe digital citizens. It focuses on protecting children in the 21st Century and teaching them to use technology responsibly. The website provides teachers with a free toolkit with hands on resources and lesson plans teaching students how to send e-mails, showing respect online and the power of words.

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BrainPOP Spotlight: Digital Citizenship. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and video tutorials

BrainPOP Spotlight: Digital Citizenship. Movies, quizzes, activities, teacher resources and video tutorials | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
Digital Citizenship
If you’re reading this, chances are you have access to the Internet. But how much do you really know about the information superhighway—and how familiar are you with its dangers, rules of conduct, and most important features? Tim and Moby will bring you up to speed in this BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship. You’ll learn what Blogs are; how E-mail and IM (instant messaging) systems work; and the best ways to conduct an Internet Search. If you’re writing a paper or report, our Online Sources topic will show you how different types of websites can help you with your research, while our topics on Plagiarism and Copyright will explain how to avoid costly mistakes that could earn you failing grades. You’ll learn how to make sure your personal information stays private, while our topics on Digital Etiquette and Cyberbullying will show you why it’s important to treat others the way you’d want to be treated—even in cyberspace! Finally, take a look at the annoying, destructive buggers known as Computer Viruses, and learn how to keep them off of your hard drive. So open up your browser, bookmark this site, and let the learning begin!
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Brain Pop is an animated website that engages students and supports educators to develop student' abilities with digital technologies. The site has specific lesson plans designated to online safety and digital citizenship. There are activities for students to engage in and resources available for teachers to download such as posters.

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Safety Center | Facebook

Safety Center | Facebook | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
Safety is a conversation and a responsibility we all share. Get to know how Facebook approaches safety, and learn about the tools and resources available to teens, parents and teachers.
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The social media website 'Facebook' is becoming increasingly popular among young people in the 21st Century. On this safety information page both parents and teachers can learn and access safety tools and resources that can help ensure their children are being safe on the social site. There are specific information tabs for teachers to access in order to learn and teach students how to use social media wisely.

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Rosalie O'Neale - Australia | LinkedIn

Rosalie O'Neale - Australia | LinkedIn | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it

"My overarching philosophy is simple: I will do all I can to protect children from harm, in a way that properly equips them to engage positively with life in a digital age" - Rosalie O'Neale.

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Rosalie O'Neale is a senior advisor with the ACMA's Cybersmart program which provides educators and parents with educational activities an dprograms to help children learn how to be safe in an online environment.

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Digital-Citizenship-Hub

Digital-Citizenship-Hub | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it

"Digital Citizenship" prepares young people and adults alike to use digital media safely, confidently, and wisely (hoot, hoot!). At CyberWise we believe it is the essential first step towards media literacy.

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The website 'Cyberwise - Digital Citizenship Learning Center' provides resources and information for teachers. It also provides insight from the expert Howard Garnder, as he explains that students need to learn about ethical issues and how to be responsible with technology.

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Budd:e Cybersecurity Education - Primary Teacher Resources - Kids Online

Budd:e Cybersecurity Education - Primary Teacher Resources - Kids Online | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
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A great video to show primary school students, as children from another school explain some of the dangers they face in an online environment. They also offer advice on what to do if other children find themselves in certain negative situations.

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Five Tips for Online Safety for Kids

Five Tips for Online Safety for Kids | Technology and Education: Digital Citizenship and Online Safety | Scoop.it
Explore our top five Tips for Online Safety for Kids , this Tips for Online Safety for Kids will educate and enlighten and protect those you love.
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This article provides information for both educators and parents to research in order to ensure children are taught how to be safe in an online environment. It also mentions the dangers that children can face because of the internet such as; bullying, unsafe websites, and the negative effects of social media.

 

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