Tag Archives: Digital Citizenship

Internet Safety, an Issue We Should Pay Great Attention to

Internet Safety, an Issue We Should Pay Great Attention to Benjamin Franklin once said: “Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both”. These words can’t possibly be wrong when it comes to politics and government issues. But let’s forget about questions of democracy…
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Do’s and Don’ts for Using Apps for Language Learning

Do’s and Don’ts for Using Apps for Language Learning  Apps have affected our lives in so many ways. Need to get directions? There’s an app for that. Want to spruce up some photos before sharing them with family? There’s an app–or several hundred–for that as well. And the impact of apps on language learning is…
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Digital Citizenship Synopsis by Teachthought, Edutopia, & Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Synopsis by Teachthought, Edutopia, & Common Sense Media - Media literacy and global digital citizenship are quickly becoming key issues in education around the globe. Students must take an active role in distinguishing and establishing ethical digital usage in order to own this concept and accomplish this onerous task. Keeping our kids safe should be our first…
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An ISTE Lesson in Digital Citizenship: Think Before You Tweet!

An ISTE 2013 Lesson in Digital Citizenship: Think Before You Tweet! By Susan Reardon, is just as powerful today as it was a year ago, conference goers, listen up: As I am in the process of putting my calendar together, that's right, I'm still working on it - Not nearly as organized as Erin Klein..., Planning for…
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The Definition of Digital Citizenship

Written by Terry Heick; originally posted on Teachthought As more and more students interact digitally–with content, one another, and various communities–the concept of digital citizenship becomes increasingly important. Which begs the question: what is digital citizenship? Well, first citizenship, which is formally defined as “the quality of an individual’s response to membership in a community.” This makes citizenship far…
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