“ Our challenges may be new. The instruments with which we meet them may be new. But those values upon which our success depends---are old.” Barack Obama
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DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP “ Digital Citizenship reinforces the positive aspects of technology so that everyone can work and play in this digital world.” ISTE 2008 , Digital Citizenship in Schools
“ A NEW ERA OF RESPONSIBILITY”:
CIPA-Children’s Internet Protection Act
Enacted early 2001
Protecting Children in the 21 st Century Act
Individuals – Appropriate, Acceptable and Ethical behavior
PROTECTING CHILDREN IN THE 21 ST CENTURY Full text of the Protecting Children in the 21 st Century Act is included as Title II of the Broadband data Information Act S. 1492 (see Sec. 215) http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=s110-1492 “ Schools and libraries must also certify that, as part of their Internet safety policy, they are educating minors about appropriate online behavior, including cyberbullying awareness and response and interacting with other individuals on social networking sites and in chat rooms. “
CYBERBULLYING HAPPENS EARLY
ISTE STANDARD 5: DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
Students understand human, cultural and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
Safe, legal and responsible use that encourages a positive attitude and supports 21 st century skills of collaboration, lifelong learning and productivity
ISTE’S 9 ELEMENTS OF DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP PART 1
Digital Access-Full electronic participation in society
Digital Rights and Responsibilities-Privileges and freedoms extended to all come with behavioral expectations. Debate, whose responsibility is it? School or Home
Digital Law-Knowing what is legal with respect to computers and what is illegal, is a gray area.
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3 Elementary Schools
1 Middle School
1 High School
1 Alternative Learning Center
Phoenixville Area School District encompasses 3 townships. Located near Valley Forge National Park the region is comprised of small town, rural and suburban areas. Phoenixville has a diverse socioeconomic and ethnic population.
Free Internet Safety Curriculum for Elementary Students Empowering students to use the Internet safely, responsibly and effectively .
The new basic skills - foundation for 21st century learning
So students can use the Internet for communication, creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, and problem solving
ISTE’S 9 ELEMENTS OF DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP PART 2
Digital Security-Precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network.
Digital Health and Wellness- The elements of physical and psychological well-being related to technology use.
Digital Etiquette- The standards of conduct expected by digital technology users.
Cyber SM ART
SECURITY VS. USABILITY
21 st Century Learning dilemma
ISTE’S 9 ELEMENTS OF DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
Digital Commerce- Buying and Selling of goods online.
Digital Communication-Electronic exchange of information.
Digital Literacy-the capability to use digital technology and knowing when and how to use it.
Designed to develop responsible and effective users of the Internet.
The Internet is a powerful tool that should be used wisely.
Students are reminded often that they should never reveal online any personal information and to tell an adult if something makes them uncomfortable.
WHY USE IT?
Spreads the lessons over several curricular areas
Spirals the message
Easy to use by both students and teachers
Aligned to ISTE standards
Lets Take a Look
PASD Curriculum Alignment: Internet Safety Folder-Technology Public Online for Teachers: Elementary Instructional Technology Website http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/lesson plans/45_03.asp Online for Students: http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/students/
HOW WILL WE USE IT?
Wrap lessons into what is already being done.
Health Curriculum-Gr. 4&5
10-15 min. mini lessons during Technology Integrated activities
Morning Meetings/Guidance, Social Studies
Safety Manners Authentic Learning Research Twenty First Century Challenges
LIBRARY CURRICULUM AND INTERNET SAFETY
21 ST CENTURY TOOLS: ADDED BONUS
Lessons that incorporate 2.0 tools
Online Professional Development program
K–12 Student Curriculum CyberSmart! Student Curriculum empowers students to use the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively.
Presentation at faculty meetings
Presentation at Home and School meetings
Turnaround training to grade level teachers
After school workshop May 20
Summer workshop July 22
Fall 08 workshop
Professional Development on 21 st Century tools 2009-20014
Field Testing year 1/Survey Feedback
DIGITAL CHILDREN: ENGAGE ME http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=d1296214afd7cc367045 A Vision of K12 Students Today