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Trends in Digital Citizenship

9 resources for teaching digital citizenship

Most educators recognize the need for digital citizenship, but many are at a loss for how to teach it. Here are some resources to help.

Debunking the viral news - How do I apply news literacy skills? | Coursera

Video created by The University of Hong Kong, The State University of New York for the course 'Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens'. Learn online and earn valuable credentials from top universities like Yale, ...

A study on the effect of digital literacy on information use behavior - Younghee Noh, 2017

The latest evaluation indicators of digital literacy are applied to college students to evaluate their level of digital literacy. Evaluation areas applied in th...

Deconstructing Web Pages - Lesson | MediaSmarts

In this lesson, students apply the “5Ws of Cyberspace” to sources of information they find online. Assuming the role of a student researching a science project, students must authenticate the information in an online article about the artificial sweetener, aspartame.

Understanding New Media Literacy: An Explorative Theoretical Framework on JSTOR

ABSTRACT With the advent of new media technologies, the role of media in a society has been changed that leads researchers to re-construct the meaning of litera...

Defining digital literacy - What do young people need to know about digital media? - Nr Jubileumsnummer - 2015 - Nord...

This article offers a rationale for the notion of «digital literacy» in education. Pointing to some of the limitations of previous proposals in this field, it outlines a framework based on four key concepts drawn from media education. It applies these concepts to the World Wide Web and to computer games, and discusses the role of digital media production by students in developing digital literacy. The article emphasises the importance of developing critical approaches to digital media as a necessary prerequisite for using them as resources for learning.

News Deconstruction Steps - How do I apply news literacy skills? | Coursera

Video created by The University of Hong Kong, The State University of New York for the course 'Making Sense of the News: News Literacy Lessons for Digital Citizens'. Learn online and earn valuable credentials from top universities like Yale, ...

Transcript of 'Tracking our online trackers'

TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: As you surf the Web, information is being collected about you. Web tracking is not 100% evil -- personal data can make your browsing more efficient; cookies can help your favorite websites stay in business. But, says Gary Kovacs, it's your right to know what data is being collected about you. He unveils a Firefox add-on, Collusion, to do just that. (Update: Collusion is now called Lightbeam.)

What is digital fluency?

Image by George Couros under CC A recent announcement from Hon. Hekia Parata signalled that digital fluency will be a key focus for Ministry centrally-funded professional learning support in 2016 (…

Digital citizenship vs Digital Literacy - Is There A Difference?

  Digital citizenship like digital literacy has many definitions and parameters in our understanding about how it should be implemented, the subsets of each concept...

Can we teach digital natives digital literacy?

In recent years, there has been much debate about the concept of digital natives, in particular the differences between the digital natives' knowledge…

3 Big Reasons You Need to Teach Digital Citizenship in CTE

Teaching digital citizenship is more important than ever, even for CTE teachers. Learn 3 reasons why you need to teach it. Then see where you can find lessons.

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

Teaching digital citizenship matters to our students, and to everyone. Here are some reasons why we should be teaching it from both the heart and the head.

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Teaching Digital Citizenship

Teaching digital citizenship matters to our students, and to everyone. Here are some reasons why we should be teaching it from both the heart and the head.

7 Reasons Why Digital Literacy is Important for Teachers

Our shift towards a tech-savvy workforce has permeated the classroom. Here's your crash course in the importance of digitally-literate teachers.

7 Reasons Why Digital Literacy is Important for Teachers

Our shift towards a tech-savvy workforce has permeated the classroom. Here's your crash course in the importance of digitally-literate teachers.

5 Problems With Technology In Classrooms

, including distraction, reduced socialization, and cost.

The Dark Side of Educational Technology - The Edvocate

Spread the loveThere’s no denying that technology has great benefits for schools. However, any conversation that does not include the potential dangers of the widespread use of technology would not be complete. Here we will discuss the dark side of technology when it comes to its use in schools. Tablets are a learning fixture in many K-12 classrooms these days. Teachers, administrators, and parents have all been on board to push for one-to-one tablet programs in classrooms throughout the country. Why? Because a tablet has the potential to provide quick access to information and personalized learning. While few schools have …