Digital Ci)zenship Social Media Boot Camp for Jewish Educators Lisa Colton April 10, 2013
What is Ci)zenship? • The state of being vested with the rights, privileges, and duDes of a ciDzen. • The character of an individual viewed as a member of society; behavior in terms of the duDes, obligaDons, and funcDons of a ciDzen. • The quality of an individuals response to membership in a community.
Digital ci)zenship is a renewed view of of web and digital device par)cipa)on. Individually and collec)vely.
The diﬀerence 8 years makes: Announcement of new Pope. “We shape our tools and our tools shape us.” -‐ Marshal McLuhan
40% of babies have an 60% of children have a ultrasound image posted digital footprint by 6 before they are born months old
Children using digital tools from an early age means that they need to understand adult responsibiliDes at an early age. “The Jewish people are How do we teach that? recognized by three quali9es: They are compassionate, they What can Judaism oﬀer? are modest, and they perform acts of loving kindness.” Tamlud, Y’vamot 79a
“R. Yochanan said on the authority of R. Simeon b. Yochai: Verbal wrong is more heinous than monetary wrong … R. Samuel b. Nachmani said: For the laLer restora9on is possible, but not for the former.” Talmud, Bava Metzia 58b • What is loving kindness and how do we show this in our online lives? • How can mentors and teachers and parents GUIDE and TEACH, not just POLICE? • We cannot sDck our heads in the sand, we need to teach how to be responsible digital ciDzens.
“We shape our tools and our tools shape us.” -‐-‐ Marshal McLuhan How can we model tools as construcDve, not only playful?
“Much have I learned from my teachers, even more from my friends, most of all from my students.” -‐-‐ Talmud, Taanit 7a