Digital Citizenship

20 Examples Of Digital Citizenship

20 Examples Of Good Digital Citizenship by TeachThought Staff What is good digital citizenship? Previously, we’ve offered a definition of digital citizenship in the past. Below, we offer some specific examples of good digital citizenship. From communicating with on social media with clarity and respect to respecting other’s privacy to thinking critically and carefully about …

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Digital Citizenship

20 Standards For Digital Citizenship

Standards For Digital Citizenship In Graphic Form by TeachThought Staff You’ve read a lot about digital citizenship over the years. Have you seen any useable standards for students? While not perfect, this graphic is close. In the image, these digital citizenship standards are broken down into five categories for students, teachers, administrators, coaches, and computer …

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12 Tips To Help Students Manage Their Digital Footprint

12 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints

12 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints contributed by Justin Boyle If you’ve scratched your head over suggestions to manage your ‘digital footprint,’ you aren’t the only one. A surprisingly large percentage of people have never even heard the phrase, let alone thought about how to manage theirs responsibly. Among students, the percentage …

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The Basics Of Digital Citizenship: 27 Power Verbs to Guide Children Online

The Basics Of Digital Citizenship: 27 Power Verbs to Guide Children Online by TeachThought Staff How can you promote digital citizenship in students? We’ve offered that the definition of digital citizenship can be thought of as, roughly, “The quality of habits, actions, and consumption patterns that impact the ecology of digital content and communities.” In short, …

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The Definition Of Digital Citizenship

The Definition Of Digital Citizenship by Terry Heick This post was originally published in 2013 and was updated in December of 2018 As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important. Which begs the question: what is digital citizenship? Well, first citizenship, which is …

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5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework

5 Dimensions Of Critical Digital Literacy: A Framework by TeachThought Staff Digital Literacy is increasingly important in an age where many students read as much on screens as they do from books. In fact, the very definition of many of these terms is changing as the overlap across media forms increases. Interactive eBooks can function …

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The TeachThought Podcast Ep. 125 Mindshifting School Leadership

The TeachThought Podcast Episode 125: Mindshifting School Leadership Drew Perkins talks with Heather Warrell about using digital tools and shifting mindset to help school leaders improve workflow and transparency in their schools. Links & Resources Mentioned In This Episode: @heatherwarrell @kirkbiggerstaff Seth Godin KY GoDigital Reclaiming Your Day: 3 Simple Digital Efficiency Hacks For School Principals …

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As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too

As Knowledge Demands Change, Curriculum Must Change, Too by Terry Heick Increasingly, the idea of computer coding is coming up in discussions about the classroom. This usually happens in the context of ‘21st-century learning,’ because, well, coding sounds like an exceptionally modern thing to do. In Hollywood, computer coders are characterized as aloof and spectacled …

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Why Every Classroom Should Teach Digital Citizenship

Why Every Classroom Should Teach Digital Citizenship by Paul Barnwell, Teacher of English & Digital Media Students buzzed about the latest uproar on Instagram. Anonymous sources had posted a ‘questionable’–and NSFW–list for multiple public schools in our city on Instagram, leading to distraught girls, viral Twitter reactions, and an investigation. This type of cyberbullying and reckless use …

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10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking

10 Strategies To Help Students Use Social Media For Critical Thinking by Terry Heick Social media is here to stay. No matter how much we lament a loss of privacy, too much screen time, superficial identity, or countless other worries, media has been around since language was invented, and we have always sought to make …

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Multilingual Global Platform For Teachers Seeks To Respond To Globalization

Multilingual Global Platform For Teachers Seeks To Respond To Globalization by Roy Pope, edguru Globalization refers to the unification of markets and elimination of trade barriers between countries to encourage free trade and economics in the supply of goods, services, capital, and labor. Globalization has largely been influenced by advancements in technology and political changes that …

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MinecraftEdu: The Craft Of Digital Citizens

MinecraftEdu: The Craft Of Digital Citizens by TeachThought Staff Originally released in 2011, Minecraft quickly found a place in classrooms around the world. It was dead simple to use–at its simplest you stack digital blocks, and its most complex you can recreate entire cities, create video games within the video game, (roughly) functioning ecosystems, and …

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10 Ways To Use SmartFeed In Your Classroom

10 Ways To Use SmartFeed In Your Classroom by the SmartFeed Team Today’s parents are second only to teachers in braving the explosive – and exciting world of technology + kids. With expansive digital content, shifting media formats and mounting numbers of screens in little hands – materials for any curriculum are quite literally endless. …

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Students Are The New Digital Influencers

Students Are The New Digital Influencers by Clara Galan Ed note: This post has been republished from a 2014 publishing. 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. But we weren’t discussing the graduation ceremony, finals, or …

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