Resources for Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship - Big Picture
Nine Themes of Digital Citizenship
Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use. The nine themes provide an organizational structure for all of the different areas of digital citizenship.
Digital Citizenship-Seeing the Big Picture
In this webinar from edWeb;s Digital Citizenship community, Dr. Jason Ohler shared ways to use digital citizenship to help our students and ourselves navigate our rapidly evolving world. He addressed how to develop strategic plans, approaches to character education, and cooperative relationships between parents, schools and students that can help students blend their digital and non-digital lives into one safe and engaged approach to being students and global citizens.
Social Networking Defined
Common Craft Videos
Videos defining Social Networking, digital literacy, augmented reality, Internet of Things, and more.
McAfee Digital Deception Study 2013:
Exploring the Online Disconnect between Parents, Pre-teens, Teens and Young Adults
Results of the study performed to better understand the potentially dangerous online behaviors among young people aged 10-23, as well as parents' knowledge of these behaviors.
It's Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens by Danah Boyd
How we were fooled into thinking that sexual predators lurk everywhere
This article, excerpted from Danah Boyd's book, takes a look at how our beliefs about online dangers diverge from reality.
ESchool News -
Online safety: Dispelling common myths
Cyberbullying, web site on what students can do about cyberbullying
Incorporates classroom curriculum with dynamic community outreach to empower students, teachers, parents, law enforcement, and concerned adults to make the Internet a safer place.
Sponsored by the Optimist International, the iKeepSafe Coalition is a broad partnership of governors and/first spouses, attorneys general, public health and education professionals, law enforcement, and industry leaders working together for the health and safety of youth online.
A comprehensive site focusing on advancing technology literacy among counselors and administrators. Some featured links include a Newsletter, Training, Resources, Lesson Plans and a Store with technology tutorials, CDs etc. Click on Technology Safety and Security Among Children: What Caretakers Need to Know (Great for awareness on the topic and includes several other valuable links.
Provides information to parents, educators and children on how to use the Internet smartly. There is also a NetSmartz specifically for children 12 and under.
That's Not Cool
This website is a co-effort of the Ad Council and the Family Violence Prevention Fund and the Department of Justice's Office on Violence Against Women to give teenagers help dealing with online harassment, including online bullying.
This is a Google supported website that offers reviews of websites and advice to parents and educators on Internet Safety and how to work with children of a variety of ages on how to be Internet AND Media Safe.