DIGITAL CITIZENSHIPRSU1 Summer Technology Institute, 2012 Laura Phelps firstname.lastname@example.org.
What does it mean to be a digital citizen today?Please add one or more idea to our Wallwisher.
Digital citizenship =ISTE NETS (Nat’l Education Technology Standards) forStudentsStandard #5:Students understand human, cultural, and societal issuesrelated to technology and practice legal and ethicalbehavior.
Digital citizenship =ISTE NETS (National Education Technology Standards) forTeachersStandard #4: Promote and Model Digital Citizenship andResponsibilityTeachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digitalculture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.Advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology,including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation ofsources.
In short, digital citizenship =Norms of appropriate, responsible behavior withregard to technological useThere are 9 elements of digital citizenship http://digitalcitizenship.net/Nine_Elements.html
1 = Digital AccessFull electronic participation in societyEqual access for ALL
2 = Digital CommerceBuying and selling of goods
3 = Digital CommunicationElectronic exchange of communication
4 = Digital LiteracyTeaching and learning about technology and the useof technology - how and when to use technology
5 = Digital EtiquetteElectronic standards of conduct - knowing what isappropriate and inappropriate in the electronic age
6 = Digital LawElectronic responsibility for action and deeds
7 = Digital rights & responsibilities The basic set of rights and freedoms extended to everyone in the digital world
8 = Digital Health & WellnessPhysical and psychological health in a technologicalworld
9 = Digital Security (self-protection)Electronic precautions to ensure safety
All students are digital citizens...But how can we ensure that they are GOOD digitalcitizens?Digital Citizenship for Teachers
Teachers = ModelDigital citizens: use social networks (Facebook, Twitter, nings, etc) and belong to online communities comment constructively on blogs and other interactive sites text (unobtrusively) respond to email promptly and know the importance of a good subject line are friends with people they’ve never met
ResourcesA special note about using images (this falls underDigital Law and Digital Literacy)... do you know whereto ﬁnd images that you and your students can usewithout violating copyright laws?Google Advanced Image Search -> Free to use orshareCreative CommonsMorgue File
ResourcesNine Themes of Digital CitizenshipBrainPop Spotlight on Digital CitizenshipDigital Citizenship Webquest for middle schoolersCommon Sense Media Digital Literacy and CitizenshipCurriculum for K-12Digital Citizenship PostersTL (Teacher Librarian) Smackdown Wiki on DigitalCitizenship
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