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Pike Ky Digital Citizenship

  1. 1. Digital Citizenship in Schools – Pike Co. School District Mike Ribble, Ed.D. District Director of Technology Manhattan-Ogden School District Manhattan, KS [email_address]
  2. 2. “ May you live in Interesting Times” <ul><li>When I first heard this quote in the 1994 Movie “Disclosure” it sounded more of a welcoming phrase than a curse. </li></ul><ul><li>The origin appears to be a Chinese curse: “May you experience much upheaval and trouble in your life” or &quot;It is better to be a dog in a peaceful time than be a man in a chaotic period.“ </li></ul><ul><li>Perhaps today it is both. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Digital Citizenship? <ul><li>We define as: The norms appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. </li></ul><ul><li>The examples and statistics are showing us that violations in Digital Citizenship are reaching epidemic proportions. Digital Citizenship must become a high priority for educators in the 21st Century. </li></ul><ul><li>Where did we begin – where are we going. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Current ISTE NETS-S Dealing with Appropriate Use (updated Summer 2007) <ul><li>5. Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Students: </li></ul><ul><li>advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology. </li></ul><ul><li>exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity. </li></ul><ul><li>demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning. </li></ul><ul><li>exhibit leadership for digital citizenship. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Changes to NETS·T (updated June 2008) <ul><li>4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices. Teachers: </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies and providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources </li></ul><ul><li>promote and model digital etiquette and responsible social interactions related to the use of technology and information </li></ul><ul><li>develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital-age communication and collaboration tools </li></ul>
  6. 6. Why is Digital Citizenship Important? <ul><li>Providing the tools without explaining how to use them. </li></ul><ul><li>Between two generations – one that has watched the growth of technology and one that has not known a world without digital opportunities. Marc Prensky – Digital Immigrants/Digital Natives </li></ul><ul><li>Setting a foundation for the future. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Key Questions for today: </li></ul><ul><li>What are the issues related to Digital Citizenship? </li></ul><ul><li>How do we identify these issues in an organized manner? </li></ul><ul><li>How are we going to teach these to our students? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Themes of Digital Citizenship <ul><li>Digital Access </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Security </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Etiquette </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Rights and </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibilities </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Law </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Health and </li></ul><ul><li>Welfare </li></ul>
  9. 9. Systems approach <ul><li>Once you have an idea of the issues then you can work on solving them. </li></ul><ul><li>This is the main reason for Digital Citizenship to provide this framework. </li></ul><ul><li>World-class students – because they have to be. </li></ul>To understand Digital Citizenship need to be able to see all the parts ( The Fifth Discipline, P.Senge, 1990 /The World Is Flat, T. Friedman, 2006 ).
  10. 10. The Nine Elements <ul><li>Will go through these elements (with your help) to provide a basic understanding of the issues. </li></ul><ul><li>Think about your own district/organization and where these elements can fit into your own issues. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Digital Law: the legal rights and restrictions governing technology use . April 27, 2007 A MySpace Photo Costs a Student a Teaching Certificate (L. Lessig – Code: Version 2.0, 2006) July 27, 2008 First It Was Song Downloads. Now It’s Organic Chemistry.
  12. 12. Digital Health and Welfare: the elements of physical and psychological well-being related to digital technology use . <ul><li>Houston Enclave Bans Hands-Free Cell Phone Use Near School </li></ul><ul><li>By Ana Ley </li></ul><ul><li>August 11, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>The Houston enclave of West University Place has banned cell phone use for all drivers, the most stringent law of its kind in the nation. </li></ul><ul><li>The ban, which applies within a three-block radius of the city's elementary school during school hours, is the latest in a long </li></ul><ul><li>line of similar laws. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Digital Security (self-protection): the precautions that all technology users must take to guarantee their personal safety and the security of their network.
  14. 14. Digital Access: full electronic participation in society.
  15. 15. Digital Communication : electronic exchange of information.
  16. 16. Digital Etiquette: the standards of conduct expected by other digital technology users .
  17. 17. Digital Rights and Responsibilities : the privileges and freedoms extended to all digital technology users, and the behavioral expectations that come with them
  18. 18. Digital Literacy: the capability to use digital technology and knowing when and how to use it.
  19. 19. Digital Commerce: the buying and selling of goods online.
  20. 20. Where Do We Go From Here? <ul><li>Where do we begin? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-For some it seems overwhelming, once they see the larger picture of Digital Citizenship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Today is the first step, then your plan for Nov. and months to come </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Don’t attempt to do all at once (we have identified a few areas which relate to district issues), but still need to understand the framework </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. What Else Will We Work On Today <ul><li>Cover Two Foundational Activities </li></ul><ul><li>-You will be receiving a Digital Citizenship in Schools book with additional ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Spend Time This Afternoon to Create Plans for Nov. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-How will you involve students in the process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Begin to look long-term on where you want to take Digital Citizenship the rest of this year and into next </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Moving Beyond the School Walls <ul><li>Involving Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Need to make sure parents understand these issues as well. </li></ul><ul><li>May not be the same rules between home and school but should have same </li></ul><ul><li>understanding and terminology. </li></ul><ul><li>New book coming out </li></ul><ul><li>January 2009 - Raising a Digital </li></ul><ul><li>Child by ISTE’s new production </li></ul><ul><li>HomePage books. </li></ul>
  23. 23. What questions do you have before we have a break?
  24. 24. Digital Citizenship Websites http://www.digitalcitizenship.net Or http://coe.ksu.edu/digitalcitizenship