They Have Changed We Need to Keep Up Digital Citizenship for Teachers Natalie Veldhoen Distributed Learning Specialist Cal...
The Importance of Digital Citizenship 1 /4  of all students in Grades 4 to 6 regularly go online unsupervised  10% of all ...
Basics of Digital Citizenship <ul><li>Being web savvy </li></ul><ul><li>Use your online presence for good </li></ul><ul><l...
Being Web Savvy <ul><li>Teach students good search habits  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use 4 words for each search </li></ul></u...
Use Your Online Presence for Good <ul><li>Be a good role model for your students and show them positive examples </li></ul...
Manage Personal Information <ul><li>Read privacy statements and teach students the basics (ie: age requirements) </li></ul...
Building Safe Spaces <ul><li>Use Desire2Learn to work with students on skills such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>threaded disc...
Photo References (in order of appearance) <ul><li>Whiteafrican. (Photographer). (2008).  Hersman girls - already on comput...
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  1. 1. They Have Changed We Need to Keep Up Digital Citizenship for Teachers Natalie Veldhoen Distributed Learning Specialist Calgary Board of Education
  2. 2. The Importance of Digital Citizenship 1 /4 of all students in Grades 4 to 6 regularly go online unsupervised 10% of all boys in Grades 10 and 11 have actively gone looking for hateful materials on the internet 1/3 of all kids on Facebook have accepted a friend request from someone they do no know 20% of kids have sent a nude or semi-nude photo of themselves to someone on average 8 to 18 year olds will send 120 text messages a day All data from Media Awareness Network - http://www.media-awareness.ca/ and Generation M2 – Media in the Lives of 8 to 18 Year Olds - http://www.kff.org/entmedia/mh012010pkg.cfm
  3. 3. Basics of Digital Citizenship <ul><li>Being web savvy </li></ul><ul><li>Use your online presence for good </li></ul><ul><li>Manage personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Building safe spaces </li></ul>Childnet International. (2007). What makes you a good digizen? . Retrieved from http://www.digizen.org.uk/
  4. 4. Being Web Savvy <ul><li>Teach students good search habits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use 4 words for each search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boolean search – “”, +, - </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Look for reputable website authors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>.gc.ca .ab.ca .gov .edu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>use critical analysis </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Use Your Online Presence for Good <ul><li>Be a good role model for your students and show them positive examples </li></ul><ul><li>Share your experience and knowledge with others </li></ul><ul><li>Use technology to connect with others </li></ul>
  6. 6. Manage Personal Information <ul><li>Read privacy statements and teach students the basics (ie: age requirements) </li></ul><ul><li>Use good password habits </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in conversation about being “Googled” well </li></ul>http://psynch.com/docs/password-management-best-practices.html Footprints in the Digital Age by Will Richardson
  7. 7. Building Safe Spaces <ul><li>Use Desire2Learn to work with students on skills such as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>threaded discussions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build online classroom communities in Web2.0 tools </li></ul>
  8. 8. Photo References (in order of appearance) <ul><li>Whiteafrican. (Photographer). (2008). Hersman girls - already on computers . [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/whiteafrican/2870711774/ </li></ul><ul><li>Zaweaome. (Photographer). (2009). I don’t dig texting. [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/_lovenothing/3772984885/ </li></ul><ul><li>Missha. (Photographer). (2008). An apple with the logo of Google made with laser. [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/missha/2209205063/ </li></ul><ul><li>Superkimbo in BKK. (Photographer). (2008). Skype to Australia. [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/superkimbo/3122707524/in/set-72157611378512285/ </li></ul><ul><li>Mullen, Jessica. (Photographer). (2010). V isiting UTPA classrooms in second life. [Web]. Retrieved from http://www.flickr.com/photos/jessicamullen/4328256207/ </li></ul>

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