Promoting and Modeling Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
Promoting and ModelingDigital Citizenship and Responsibility Facilitator:
This session• Who I am• Overview of this ISTE-T Standard• Introduction to and demonstration of tech tools that can be used to address this standard• Support materials and resources
Today’s Notes and Other InfoTechnology resource for Lincoln Public Schools faculty; http://tech-standards-lps.wikispaces.comLearning.com created this wiki to provide faculty with access to resources demonstrated and discussed today.
Just to think about during these two PD days…. What does it mean toteach in the 21st Century? YouTube Video
Before we begin! Collaborative Discussion Board Set-upIdeally this workshop would be largely hands-on but due to the logistics of the day, computers are not available for every staff member to use to participate.So.....we will model a way to have you (your students) post your ideas/thoughts about our topics anonymously using the free web2 tool corkboard.me and your smart phone, tablet or laptop. Just put this URL in your browser: http://corkboard.me/Wc0UVALK5K
Essential Question:What Does It Mean To Be A Digital Citizen? http://www.flickr.com/photos/fotochronicle/4474503647/
Standard: Promoting and ModelingDigital Citizenship and ResponsibilityTeachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture 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 of sources Address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and• resources Promote and model digital etiquette and responsible social interactions• related to the use of technology and information Develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital age communication and collaboration tools
Why Teach Digital Citizenship?It keeps children safe.Keeping children safe and secure is a top priority whether in the virtual world or not.
Why Teach Digital Citizenship?It fosters important, time-honoured ethical beliefs and character values such as Respect, Kindness, Compassion, Virtue.
Why Teach Digital Citizenship?It allows children to take their place as contributors in the 21st century global community.
Why Teach Digital Citizenship?It empowers children to learn with others and to take advantage of the wealth of powerful web resources and new technologies.
Why Teach Digital Citizenship?It develops creativity and critical thinking skills that will become increasingly important in an ever changing, technology-rich world. https://learn-the-ropes.wikispaces.com/For+Educators...Resources
As a teacher, are thereobstacles that you foresee in teaching digital citizenship? What might they be? go to
The 9 Elements of DigitalCitizenshipTo understand the complexity of digital citizenship and the issues of technology use, abuse, and misuse, Mark Ribble has identified nine elements that together make up digital citizenship... Are we ourselves practicing and modeling these elements? Are we practicing what we preach?? http://shapea.com/site_media/images/idea_guy.png
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship1. Digital Access• Making sure that all students have equal access to digital tools like laptops, digital cameras and the Internet• Providing time and equipment for students with special needs• Making students aware of locations and resources you can use off campus Petr Kratochvil publicdomainpicture.net
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship2. Digital Commerce• Using computers to buy and sell items on commercial websites and auction sites• Subscribing and purchasing media using tools like iTunes vancouverfilmschool flickr.com/creativecommons
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship3. Digital Literacy• Learning about the basics of using a computer• Evaluating online resources to make sure they are truthful and accurate• Learning how to find information on a specific topic on the Internet
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship4. Digital EtiquetteUsing technologyin a way that doesntaffect others negatively• Using technology only when it is appropriate• Respecting others online by not posting information that is hurtful or untrue.
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship5. Digital Rights and Responsibilities• Following Acceptable Use Policies• Using technology responsibly• Reporting inappropriate use of technology resources
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship6. Digital Security• Protecting hardware and network security by using secure and secret passwords• Protecting personal security by not posting personal information online
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship7. Digital Health and Wellness• Using proper hand placement and posture when keyboarding• Balancing time spent using digital tools with time spent offline
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship8. Digital Law• Understanding how to use and share music, photos, and movies legally• Creating original works that are free from plagiarism• Respecting the privacy of others and the integrity of networks in terms of passwords and data
The 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship9. Digital CommunicationExchanging information using:• email• cell phones• instant messaging• text messaging• web pages/blogs/wikis http://www.flickr.com/photos/angeloangelo/
So how do we make sure we are addressing these Elements of Digital Citizenship?
Can you connect what you have just learned about(Digital) Citizenship with the lessons you alreadyteach?How?? go to
Don’t reinvent the wheel!Integrate the standardas much as possible within regularCCSSlesson plans but makeuse ofweb resources andweb2.0 tools! Some ideas to start with...
Start your lesson with activity anddiscussion prompters...you can startwith some resources found inThen, direct your students in anactivity or assessment using anappropriate web resource orweb 2.0 tool
Activity Sites For Young Citizens• http://www.brainpop.com/spotlight/digitalcitizens hip/ Get a free teacher account for this unit• http://pbskids.org/webonauts/• http://www.childnet.com/kia/primary/smartadvent ure/default.aspx smart decisions adventure videos• http://www.netsmartzkids.org/AdventureGames• http://tv.disney.go.com/disneychannel/commons ense/Phineas&Ferb
Do you have a favoritestudent-friendlyweb 2.0 tool? How do you use it? Please share it! go to
Example Activity 1Digital Citizenship Element: Digital EtiquetteResources: Learning.com activity resource: EasyTechNetiquette and Cyber Bullying DiscussionBrainpop free digital etiquette quizActivity:Write a story about two children.One is using technology in a way that is hurtful to others and one is using technology appropriately.Web 2.0 tool:StorybirdHow to use Storybird
Example Activity 2Digital Citizenship Element: Digital SecurityResources: Netsmartz.org safety onlineSafe Families pledgeActivity:Create as a class or individually, an Internet Safety Pledge*.Usecorkboard.meto gather ideas.Use the Volki tool to animate the pledge. Embed the result(s) on classroom website or a wiki.Web 2.0 tool: VokiVoki in the classroom *for very young students, this pledge migh t be developed for general safety
Example Activity 3Digital Citizenship Element: Digital SecurityResources: Learning.com activity resource: EasyTechIdentity Theft DiscussionMicrosofts Online Security BasicsActivity:Students will generate "warning signs" illustrating ways to protect their identity online; they can export several signs into slide show tools such as MovieMaker, Photostory and Animoto; gather all in a wikiWeb 2.0 tool: Warning Sign Generator; Animoto; wikispacesHow to use Animoto
How Do You Develop Your Own Lessons and Activities? Maastricht Student Blog
Developing a Lesson Using ISTELesson TemplateTry your hand at developinga technology infused lesson.
Digital CitizenshipActivity ResourcesRemember,visit the Tech Standards Wiki for Lincoln Public Schools for an extensive list of resources that can be used for this standard as well as a list of education-friendly web 2.0 tools:http://tech-standards-lps.wikispaces.com/
What we learned• Standard : Promoting and Modeling Digital Citizenship and Responsibility• Web 2.0 tools investigated (just some suggestions!): o StoryBird o Voki o Warning Sign Generator o Animoto o corkboard.me
If youd like, leave your questions orcomments about todays session by using the corkboard.me tool http://www.flickr.com/photos/horiavarlan/4273168957/