Muir Middle School ~ March 31, 2015
Objectives: Teacher will:
- become familiar with resources for helping student become good digital citizens
- decide how to best work with students on the various DC topics so that all of them have been presented.
- consider ways to incorporate DC curriculum as part of an academic lesson.
- create a plan for Digital Citizenship curriculum delivery.
What exactly are schools required to do?
Intro Video: What is Digital Citizenship?
|What is Digital Citizenship? Video|
Discussion and Activity (Chart It)
Activities: Chart It
|You Chart It resources|
Activity: Investigation of other Common Sense Media (CMS) lessons and other resources (and share out)
Digital Jigsaw--Cyber Bullying, Copyright, Digital Reputation
Digital Bytes (NEW!)
Brain Pop Netiquette
Activity: Looking at Resources with an emphasis on gaps in the Muir program.
Find the best resource for students for future Advisory/assembly/homeroom lessons on
Group choice of method:
Each table jigsaws the three areas with one to two people looking at each one
Divide into three groups, each assigned one area.
Each group reports out in 30 minutes.
|Please see Resource list at bottom of page|
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Feedback to Presenters
Incorporate Digital Citizenship topics into school curriculum.
School sets a schedule for the delivery of the DC curriculum.
Teachers investigate other DC tools by searching the S2H database
Additional PD on this topic
One of the richest, most well organized sites around all issues of media and its relationship to children. Has resources for teachers, parents, students. Well constructed lessons.
State of California Resources from the State Justice Dept.
Clearly organized and rocking list of resources, research and curricula
Federal government website managed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Very nice summary of state laws around bullying, an app for smartphones, 38 videos (many cartoon based), several print resources for download, good resource list.
Youth Privacy from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada https://www.priv.gc.ca/youth-jeunes/index_e.asp
Yes, Canada has a whole government office devoted to privacy. Has a graphic novel about teen privacy. Tools, videos, lesson plans.
Check out the Password Rap in teacher resources.
Actual Text of Chavez AB 307 (2006) -http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/05-06/bill/asm/ab_0301-0350/ab_307_bill_20060918_chaptered.html
A student site with games, videos, activities that make good points in a non-preachy way.
Not In Our Town http://www.niot.org/nios
English and Spanish Resources - Not specifically about internet safety but about intolerance that leads to cyber bullying
Building Intentional Communities http://buildingintentionalcommunities.com/
This is a commercial site that wants to see you buy their training program but they have an excellent free resource list that can offer many conversation starters and ideas. Not specifically built around cyber bullying but the root causes.
Electronic Frontier Foundation: Teaching Copyright http://www.teachingcopyright.or
Copyright Quiz: http://www.copyrightkids.org/quizframes.htm
Tech&Learning articles: http://techlearning.com/search/copyright/match/
“Copyright Flowchart: Can I Use It? Yes? No? If This… Then…,” by Silvia Tolisano, 7/18/14 http://techlearning.com/default.aspx?tabid=100&entryid=7927
“Kindergarten Copyright,” by Rosemary Shaw. T&L 2003 http://techlearning.com/news/0002/kindergarten-copyright/56088
Creative Commons: http://creativecommons.org
“Fighting Plagiarism,” by Jamie McKenzie, May, 2013 http://fno.org/may2013/plagiarism.html
“Anti-Plagiarism Strategies for Research Papers,” by RobertHarris, updated 12/30/13 http://www.virtualsalt.com/antiplag.htm
“Teachers Should Know Copyright from Wrong,” by Star Lawrence, March, 2008 http://www.edutopia.org/copyright-rules-teacher