Thinking about Di...
Follow
608 views | +0 today
 
Thinking about Digital Citizenship
What does it mean to be a digital citizen?
Curated by Kevin Akita
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Teaching Critical Thinking in Age of Digital Credulity | DMLcentral

Teaching Critical Thinking in Age of Digital Credulity | DMLcentral | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
By the end of 2014, more than 3 billion people will have access to the Internet, which means that they (we) have the power to ask any question at any time and get a multitude of answers within a second.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me | Gadget Lab | WIRED

I Liked Everything I Saw on Facebook for Two Days. Here’s What It Did to Me | Gadget Lab | WIRED | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
I like everything. Or at least I did, for 48 hours. Literally everything Facebook sent my way, I liked---even if I hated it.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Tweens, teens adept at hiding internet activities from parents, McAfee report reveals

Tweens, teens adept at hiding internet activities from parents, McAfee report reveals | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Most youngsters believe their parents are oblivious to their web activities, while some admit to making fake social media profiles and fudging browser histories to deceive tech-savvy ones, a new report shows.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Students Are The New Digital Influencers

Students Are The New Digital Influencers | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
It was June. My eighth grade classroom was sweltering with the early summer heat and 32 anxious students ready to bolt through the doors towards graduation.
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Akita from Discovering digital tools
Scoop.it!

What does the Facebook experiment teach us?

What does the Facebook experiment teach us? | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Growing Anxiety About Data Manipulation
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Scientists come up with pass codes you can't forget - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Scientists come up with pass codes you can't forget - Hawaii News - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

Researchers at Britain's University of York and the University of Glasgow have created a new password system that could one day allow users to access their bank accounts, their phones or their favorite websites simply by picking out a familiar face from a grid of nine faces, four times in a row.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

THE Journal : April 2014, Page 17

THE Journal : April 2014, Page 17 | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks!

Announcing Our Free iBooks Textbooks! | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
A Community for Common Sense Educators. The Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum you know and love now fits in the palm of your hand.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Every teacher I've worked with over the last five years recalls two kinds of digital experiences with students.

The first I think of as digital native moments, when a student uses a piece of technol
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Akita from 21st Century Research and Information Fluency
Scoop.it!

A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Have Poster on Digital Literacy ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

Via Susan Oxnevad
Kevin Akita's insight:

Love the idea that digital citizenship is part of the continuum of information and tech literacy.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Akita from Tech Stuff I Want to Remember
Scoop.it!

Manners Matter Netiquette Infographic | Knowthenet

Find out more about the do's and don'ts on online manners. For more information about internet issues visit Knowthenet today.

Via Dave Wee
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School - Edudemic

How To Tackle Digital Citizenship During The First 5 Days Of School - Edudemic | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not a one time discussion. It is an ongoing process that needs to be taught to all grade levels and to all stakeholders.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

How to Stop the Bullies

How to Stop the Bullies | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

The inside story of how experts at Facebook, computer scientists at MIT, and even members of the hacker collective Anonymous are hunting for solutions to an increasingly tricky problem.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Meet the anonymous app police fighting bullies and porn on Whisper, Yik Yak, and potentially Secret

Meet the anonymous app police fighting bullies and porn on Whisper, Yik Yak, and potentially Secret | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
The biggest threat facing new anonymous social networks is their own users. Cyberbullying and sex could fell apps like Whisper, Yik Yak, and Secret, which is why they’re turning to a police force abroad to keep their communities safe. Here’s an inside look.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Woman Discovers Husband, Father of Her Unborn Child, Is A Disgusting Internet Troll

Woman Discovers Husband, Father of Her Unborn Child, Is A Disgusting Internet Troll | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Today in depressing stories, a pregnant woman has discovered that her husband is an unrepentant internet troll.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Want to help fact-check breaking news like the Malaysian airplane disaster? Here's how and where you can do it

Want to help fact-check breaking news like the Malaysian airplane disaster? Here's how and where you can do it | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Everyone complains about how social media is full of hoaxes and inaccuracies in the aftermath of a breaking-news event like the shooting down of Malaysian Flight MH17, but we all have the ability to fact-check the news. Here are some resources to do so
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

The 5 Biggest Cybersecurity Myths, Debunked | Opinion | WIRED

The 5 Biggest Cybersecurity Myths, Debunked | Opinion | WIRED | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
While the Internet has given us the ability to run down the answer to almost any question, cybersecurity is a realm where past myth and future hype often weave together, obscuring what actually has happened and where we really are now. If we ever want to get anything effective done in securing the online world, we have to demystify it first.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Even Our Youngest Students Need Digital Citizenship Skills

Even Our Youngest Students Need Digital Citizenship Skills | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Primary teacher Kathy Cassidy describes how she teaches six and seven year old students to be good (and safe) digital citizens.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then...

Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This... Then... | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
It is the responsibility of all educators to model good digital citizenship for their students. Especially when it comes to copyright, plagiarism and intellectual property. The waters are murky. No...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Research: Online Gaming Expands the Social Life of Gamers -- THE Journal

People who play massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) may notprefer the company of avatars to live humans after all. In fact, reports new research supported by the United States Air Force Research Laboratory, online gaming expands players' social lives.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram

What Your Teen Is Really Doing All Day On Twitter And Instagram | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
danah boyd's new book, It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, explores the nuanced reasons and ways teens use social networks--and why...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Don't Blame Social Media if Your Teen Is Unsocial. It's Your Fault | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Don't Blame Social Media if Your Teen Is Unsocial. It's Your Fault | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
If kids can’t socialize, who should parents blame? Simple: They should blame themselves. Teenagers would love to socialize face-to-face with their friends. But adult society won’t let them.
more...
Jun Kim's curator insight, January 7, 9:49 PM

Is face to face interaction in the classroom at risk as we begin to incorporate response systems or use social media to post discussions?

Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Learning to focus on one task while tuning out the many distractions vying for attention is a crucial life skill that some students are missing.
more...
Jun Kim's curator insight, December 9, 2013 8:21 AM

Love this quote! “It’s about using the devices smartly but having the capacity to concentrate as you need to, when you want to.”

Scooped by Kevin Akita
Scoop.it!

California school district hires online monitoring firm to watch 13,000 students

California school district hires online monitoring firm to watch 13,000 students | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Startup analyzes public social media posts: "Therefore, no privacy is violated.”
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Kevin Akita from Edumorfosis.it
Scoop.it!

[Infografía] The risks of posting in Social Networks: Public or Private?

[Infografía] The risks of posting in Social Networks: Public or Private? | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

Via Edumorfosis
more...
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, June 20, 2013 5:04 AM

An infographic showing some of the hazards of posting your life online.