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Rights and Responsibilities of Digital Citizens

See on – Digital Literacies As the space in which students now “live” has moved into a digital world, the concept of citizenship has once again been on my mind. And a familiar pattern is emerging as I see examples of users/citizens, both young and old, not fully understanding the responsibilities associated with membership. […]

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Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship – Google in Education

See on – Digital Fluency We have devised an interactive curriculum aimed to support teachers of secondary students (approximately ages 13-17). The curriculum helps educate students on topics like: YouTube’s policiesHow to report content on YouTubeHow to protect their privacy onlineHow to be responsible YouTube community membersHow to be responsible digital citizens We hope […]

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Digital Native vs Digital Citizen? Examining a Dangerous Stereotype

See on – Digital Fluency There are a lot of dangerous stereotypes out there. “Asian students are always better at math.” “Boys are always better at sports.” And perhaps the most dangerous of all: “The current generation are all digital natives.”   It is easy to see the danger in the first two stereotypes. […]

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