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Citing Sources: A Quick and Graphic Guide

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Thinking about Digital Citizenship
What does it mean to be a digital citizen?
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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.
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The Closed Loop of Digital Literacy Debate

The Closed Loop of Digital Literacy Debate | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
What is important in digital literacy is that we understand and teach how to use technology, or relate to it, in ways that are productive and meaningful.
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Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.

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How to Curate Your Digital Identity as an Academic

How to Curate Your Digital Identity  as an Academic | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
If you don’t manage your online presence, you are allowing search engines to create it for you.
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Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media

Here’s how a real teenager uses, and doesn’t use, social media | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it

A description from 19-year-old Andrew Watts provides a fascinating glimpse into how some teenaged users approach different social-media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat

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Don't Listen to Snapchat's Excuses. Security Is Its Job | WIRED

Don't Listen to Snapchat's Excuses. Security Is Its Job | WIRED | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
If you're a Snapchat user, you should know something: the "Snappening" is not your fault. It is Snapchat's job to be secure and to educate you about risks.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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10 tips for digital citizens' parents - NetFamilyNews.org

10 tips for digital citizens' parents - NetFamilyNews.org | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Actually, parents are digital citizens too. If they spend any time in digital spaces. At least for as long as we residents of this networked world are still putting “digital” in front of “citizenship.” I suspect that won’t be for very long, but we’re here, now, in an interesting, global discourse about what citizenship means …
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Teens, Technology and Friendships

Teens, Technology and Friendships | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
American teens don't just make friends in the schoolyard or neighborhood — many are finding new friends online. Video games, social media and mobile phones play an integral role in how teens meet and interact.
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A Beautiful Visual Explanation of Hashtags ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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An Old Fogey’s Analysis of a Teenager’s View on Social Media

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We must all be careful of over-reading individual stories. Teens’ use of social media is significantly shaped by race, c…
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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age | Thinking about Digital Citizenship | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.

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