Digital Citizenship Tools, Resources & Best Practices -NECC09


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I was on a Digital Citizenship panel with Vickie Davis and Julie Lindsey at NECC09. This PowerPoint file was my part of the presentation.

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Digital Citizenship Tools, Resources & Best Practices -NECC09

  1. 1. Digital Citizenship Tools, Resources & Best Practices K-12 Public Schools, State of California Anne Bubnic CTAP Region IV [email_address]
  2. 2. Cybersafety Project CTAP Region IV, a California State-funded project, has been a leader in cybersafety education for the California public school system since 1997.
  3. 3. Influences on our work: Federal & State Mandates for Cybersafety Education <ul><li>California: </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly Bill 86 - Cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><li>Assembly Bill 307 (Chavez Bill) – Tech Plans </li></ul><ul><li>Broadband Improvement Act – ERATE </li></ul><ul><li>Legislation in other States </li></ul><ul><ul><li>See: </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Digital Citizenship Component in ISTE Standards for Students <ul><li>Standard V – Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. </li></ul>Mill Valley School District Technology Plan (July 2009 - June 2012) 29 Influences on our work:
  5. 5. Digital Citizenship Component in ISTE Standards for Teachers <ul><li>Standard IV. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices. </li></ul>Mill Valley School District Technology Plan (July 2009 - June 2012) 29 Influences on our work:
  6. 6. Other Influences on our CTAP work 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Gerald Bailey & Mike Ribble
  7. 7. Full Disclosure
  8. 8. <ul><li> </li></ul>Current CTAP Cybersafety Web Site
  9. 9. New State CTAP Site- July 09
  10. 10. CTAP4: Cybersafety Workshops & Conferences <ul><li>Worked with 100 school districts and over 1,000 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area </li></ul><ul><li>Training for </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School administrators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom teachers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School librarians and school psychologists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Safe School Planning Teams, locally and state-wide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AB 430 classes (Principals <2 years) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Train the trainers, CTAP statewide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Also use Student focus groups </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Advantages of being a State agency <ul><li>Access to hundreds of school districts </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to discover and share best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Can replicate work and deliver it at multiple venues </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to videoconference to multiple county offices of education and do large events. </li></ul><ul><li>Able to work with individual school districts and tailor programs to their needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Can train-the-trainers over large geographical areas </li></ul><ul><li>Training is often tied in to state funding requirements. </li></ul>
  12. 12. CyberSafety Poster <ul><li>7,000 posters distributed to teachers in the San Francisco Bay Area. </li></ul><ul><li>Available in English/Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable from the CTAP Site </li></ul>
  13. 13. Cybersafety Focus Areas for Students <ul><li>Six focus areas – all relate back to the poster. </li></ul><ul><li>Resources identified for each </li></ul><ul><li>Training agendas provided online </li></ul><ul><li>Downloadable PPTs, games </li></ul>
  14. 14. CTAP School Administrator Resources
  15. 15. CTAP School Administrator Resources
  16. 16. CTAP Administrator Resources <ul><li>Attendee Workshop Agendas available to everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Trainer Agenda (complete with all links) available to everyone. </li></ul>
  17. 17. All CTAP workshop resources available for download and sharing
  18. 18. Diigo Feeds into Cybersafety Page Diigo Feed from Specific Topic List Diigo Feed: Digital Citizenship Group – all topics.
  19. 19. Cyberbullying Section of CTAP site * Asterisk means it was used in the PPT preso on cyberbullying
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  21. 21. Cybersafety PPT Available to Teachers
  22. 22. “ Student Voices” added to CTAP PPT
  23. 23. Student Voices Added to PPTs
  24. 24. Student statements – available in the PPTs for anyone to print & use.
  25. 25. Most educators agree that students should be educated on Internet safety. The BIG question for those educators however, is how and where to fit cybersafety education into a curriculum that is already packed.
  26. 26. Health Class, Amador Valley High School, Pleasanton, CA
  27. 27. Health Class, Amador Valley H.S., Pleasanton, CA
  28. 28. Amador Valley High School, Student Products
  29. 29. Amador Valley High School, Student Products
  30. 30. Science Curriculum, Web Wise Kids In Grade 6, science teachers combine use of the software program, MISSING from Web Wise Kids with curriculum designed to teach research methods and data collection. In “Missing,” students are challenged to outwit an Internet predator and avoid being his next victim.
  31. 31. Social Skills Curriculum (Gr 4/5) Bel Aire School, Tiburon CA Dizzywood participated in an elementary school program with the Reed Union School District (Marin County, CA). The highly interactive workshop uses virtual activities to reinforce the school's character pillars, which include caring, citizenship, fairness, respect, responsibility and trustworthiness . Students also learn about important issues relating to virtual worlds, such as digital citizenship and online safety , as well as complete storytelling and team-building exercises that emphasize creativity, writing and reading skills, and working together to achieve goals.
  32. 32. Acalanes High School <ul><li>Created a computer based online solution. Using Blackboard for students and staff training. </li></ul><ul><li>The course is structured around the six areas of the CTAP 4 cybersafety poster as well as the district’s Academic Honesty Policy. </li></ul>
  33. 34. Social Skills Curriculum (Gr 4/5) Bel Aire Elementary, Tiburon, CA <ul><li>6-week pilot project teaching digital citizenship in a virtual world </li></ul><ul><li>Gave students a chance to practice what they learned in character education </li></ul><ul><li>Students engaged in activities that trained them “to play by the rules,” to “protect the environment,” and “to cooperate with others.” </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual world experiences were always followed by classroom instruction </li></ul>
  34. 35. School Assemblies
  35. 36. 9 th Grade Computer Literacy Class <ul><li>Rural High School in Northern CA </li></ul><ul><li>Used Adina’s Deck DVD’s to teach a unit on Copyright, Web Ethics, Etiquette and Internet Safe ty </li></ul><ul><li>Used the Case of the Plagiarized Paper to introduce lessons on avoiding plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Used Cyberbullying DVD after a cyberbullying incident at the school. </li></ul><ul><li>Community of Caring model for character education, so the Adina’s Deck footage is especially appropriate. </li></ul>
  36. 37. Other Digital Citizenship examples <ul><li>You can find more examples of how schools are implementing digital citizenship topics into their curriculum by going to this DIIGO list: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>