From Digital Studentsto Digital Citizens –Digital PassportNovember 6, 2012
Our Missionmission OurWe are dedicated to improvingthe lives of kids and families byproviding the trustworthyinformation, education, andindependent voice they need tothrive in a world of media andtechnology. Our Vision Our vision We envision a world in which every kid knows how to make safe, responsible, and respectful choices to harness the learning potential of digital media in a 24/7 connected world.
Today’s goals • Quick overview of the digital landscape • Review Common Sense’s FREE Digital Passport
Digital Literacy + Citizenship Skills Digital Literacy Digital Citizenship Safety & Security A digital citizen knows how to harness the powerof technology safely, respectfully, and responsibly. Brain image: http://pediatricneurology.wordpress.com
Mobile Interactive ScaleScaleAnonymous Anonymous Replicable Replicable Persistent Searchable So that means kids are leaving digital footprints
Digital Literacy and Citizenship A whole-community approach Image: alxa.ru
Balanced tone Research-basedFlexible Standards-aligned
Curriculum Categories • Relationships & • Digital Footprint & Communication Reputation • Privacy & Security • Self-image & Identity Internet Safety • Information Literacy • Cyberbullying • Creative Credit & Copyright
Scope and Sequence • 65 lessons, differentiated by grade band • Lower elementary (K-2) • Upper elementary (3-5) • Middle (6-8) • High school (9-12) • 3 units per grade level (HS has 4) • 5 lessons per unit • Units are cross-curricular • Lessons spiral unit by unit
Digital Passport Web-based student-guided interactive learning experience – mini-games Teaches kids the rules of the road before they go online or mobile Designed for 3rd-5th grade students Spotlights six key topics: Privacy, Security, Cyberbullying, Cell Phone Use, Copyright/Plagiarism, Search Kids earn “badges” for successful module completion; passport for all 6 Robust and easy-to-use reporting tools provide data and assessment FREE for schools
2012 Digital Passport in the LMC • Trials and tribulations of implementing Digital Passport in the PS 199 Library Media Center across Grade 5 • Ideas and suggestions for introducing digital citizenship instruction and curriculum in your school library • How to work the program with high tech, low tech, even NO tech!
Set the scene • PTA president approached our principal to pilot the program • Principal decided the LMC would be the best setting for the trial • Immediate support from administration and parent body
Who will support your efforts? • Administration, parents, your young tech savvy colleagues, computer and technology teachers AND Never underestimate the POWER of…
School librarians meet the demand to deliver technology instruction to and provide digital citizenship education for all students!
First steps first… • Explore and experience the curriculum • Play the games • Enter students’ info to set up classes • Secure computers and Internet connection (use whatever you can get your hands on – in our case, a combo of old Dell desktops plus funky laptops)
We are experiencing technical difficulties, please stand by… • Learn to love to troubleshoot, take the tech as far as you can and your students will figure out how to take it from there! • Monitor and assess range of abilities and reassure students that we have thinking brains/machines and devices cause us frustrating problems to solve. Constantly work to lower student frustration/anxiety.
Digital Passport provides us with… • Digital Citizenship Curriculum • Lesson plans and materials to teach and instruct our students • Informational videos to inform • Interactive online games to reinforce learning • Digital tools to assess, record and report our findings and student data
Completed games earn badgesCompleted games earn badges
NYCDOE and Office of Library Services “Citizenship in the Digital Age: Sample Lesson Plans for Grades 1-12” Go to: http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/3CA0188D-66A2- 490C-9E90- 1EFCADA92F8C/0/Citizenshipinthedigitalage.pdf
Technology Standards ISTE, International Society for Technology Education Go to: https://www.iste.org/
Recent studies: New York Times article: “For Better and for Worse, Technology Use Alters Learning Styles, Teachers Say” Go to: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/01/education/t echnology-is-changing-how-students-learn- teachers-say.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0
Online info: Mike Ribble Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship About Mike Ribble Go to: http://digitalcitizenship.net/Contact_Us.html Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Go to: http://digitalcitizenship.net/Nine_Elements.html
For more information, contact:Tali at firstname.lastname@example.org or Louisa at email@example.com or 212-315-2674 or Lisa Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org
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