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    • 1. Building a Digital Citizenship Program Presented by The Digital Citizenship Task Force Shorecrest Preparatory School August 12, 2008
    • 2. Are Kids Different Because of Digital Media?
    • 3. Students Today:
      • Are growing up surrounded by digital technology.
      • Are comfortable using technology in their every day lives.
      • Do not always use it appropriately.
      • Need to learn the tools to become responsible citizens in a digital society.
    • 4. Teachers Today:
      • Are using more technology in their teaching practice.
      • Can not assume students know how to use technology responsibly just because they know how to use it.
      • Should provide active direction to students.
    • 5. Schools Today:
      • Should prepare students to live in a digital world.
      • Should help students understand that digital technology makes them citizens of the world.
      • Should develop a school-wide digital citizenship program.
    • 6. What Can Schools Do?
      • Schools can start the conversation!
      • Students need to see that being a good citizen is just as important in the digital world as in their community.
      Image: National Educational Technology Standards for Students, 2007
    • 7. What is Digital Citizenship? “ the norms of behavior for technology use”
    • 8. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Access
      • “ full electronic participation in society”
        • Does everyone in your school have equal opportunities as far as technology use is concerned?
        • Do all students have the opportunity to be involved in a digital society?
    • 9. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Commerce
      • “ the buying and selling of goods online”
        • Are students aware of the opportunities and problems associated with purchasing items using technology?
        • Should students be made more aware of how to purchase goods and services through digital formats?
    • 10. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Communication
      • “ the electronic exchange of information”
        • Do I use email, cell phone, and instant messaging technologies appropriately when communicating with others?
        • What rules, options, and etiquette do students need to be aware of when using digital communication technologies?
    • 11. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Etiquette
      • “ the standards of conduct expected by other digital technology users”
        • Are students aware of others when they use technology?
        • Do students realize how their use of technology affects others?
    • 12. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Literacy
      • “ the capability to use digital technology and knowing when and how to use it”
        • Should technology be used to access information to learn new concepts?
        • How can students use digital technologies to take best advantage of the educational opportunities available to them?
    • 13. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Law
      • “ the legal rights and restrictions governing technology use”
        • Are students using technology the way it was intended?
        • Are students infringing on others ’ rights by the way they use technology?
        • Should students using digital technologies be accountable for how they use digital technologies?
    • 14. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Rights & Responsibilities
      • “ the privileges and freedoms extended to all digital technology users and the behavioral expectations that come with them”
        • What rights and responsibilities do students have in a digital society?
        • How do we make students more aware of their rights and responsibilities when using digital technologies?
    • 15. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Health & Wellness
      • “ the elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use”
        • How can student be physically affected by technology?
        • Are students aware of the physical dangers that can accompany the use of digital technologies?
    • 16. Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Digital Security
      • “ the precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network”
        • How do students protect their technology in a digital society?
        • How can students be taught to protect themselves and their equipment from harm?
    • 17. Who Should Teach Digital Citizenship ?
      • Every member of the school community should be actively engaged in teaching digital citizenship.
      • While each member may play a different role, all community members need to model appropriate practice.
      • All members need to be familiar with the school ’s rules and regulations (AUP).
    • 18. Digital Citizenship Task Force
      • Established March 2008
        • Includes 11 faculty, 2 administrators, 2 parents, 2 high school students
        • Met every Wednesday for 10 weeks in Spring 2008
        • Part of the committee also met over the summer to plan today ’s professional development
      • Tasks Accomplished
        • Rewrote school ’s Acceptable Use Policy for Educational Technology
        • Created a Teacher Acceptable Use Policy
        • Populated a wiki with resources for the classroom
          • https://digitaltaskforce.wikispaces.com/
        • Developed professional development plan for 2008-2008 school year
    • 19. Summary
      • Technological advances will continue to take place, whether schools want them to happen or not.
      • We can no longer rely on Acceptable Use Policies to be the sole “police” of what students are doing with technology.
      • Even if you are not using technology in your classroom, you need to be prepared to discuss digital citizenship.
      • Teaching students to be digital citizens, in and out of school, should be a top priority.