If you’re like me, you understand that one of your most important roles as an educator is helping your students become good citizens.
No matter where we live in the world, we want kids coming through our school systems to come out and be safe, responsible, ethical members of society.
Well, now things have changed. We don’t only want students to be good citizens of their physical spaces and geographic regions, but now we’re all global citizens, connecting with people all over the world through digital means.
- 2-5 hours to complete
- Certificate of Completion
Because of the digital world we live in, we need to be thinking:
- What does citizenship look like when we take it online?
- How should we interact as educators, administrators, and educational leaders to model responsible Digital Citizenship to our students?
- What is it that learners need to know when it comes to online citizenship?
During this course, we’ll be exploring digital citizenship in the classroom, helping students understand the impacts of technology, and looking at examples of ethical, responsible, and safe technology usage.
Everyone — teachers, administrators, students — need to understand and practice good Digital Citizenship. I hope you’ll join me in this important learning.
Here’s what you’ll learn in this course:
Welcome to Digital Citizenship
Meet your instructor & learn what to expect in this course.
Understanding Digital Citizenship
In this lesson we’ll learn about Mike Ribble’s Nine Elements framework and look at ISTE’s NETS Standards, which lay out benchmarks for students, teachers and administrators around becoming a good digital citizen.
Digital Citizenship in the Classroom
In this module, you’ll learn about the most effective ways to nurture good digital citizens.
Helping Students Understand Technology’s Impacts
Technology’s impact on lives today spans a multitude of areas. Understanding these impacts is important to developing good digital citizenship.
Ethical, Responsible and Safe Technology Usage
Understanding how to locate, access, and evaluate content for accuracy is an important skill for digital literate citizens. We will deepen understanding in digital literacy in this lesson.
Master Digital Citizenship with your students.
Help your students understand ethical, responsible, and safe technology usage.
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About The Instructor
Course Instructor, Powerful Learning Practice co-founder & CEO
Sheryl is the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Powerful Learning Practice. She works with schools and districts from around the world helping them to infuse technology into their curriculums and by leading other digital conversion efforts. Sheryl also consults with governments, educational organizations and non-profits in development of their various professional learning initiatives. Sheryl is a sought-after presenter at national and international events, speaking on topics related to digital and online learning, teacher and educational leadership, online community building, and other educational issues impacting children of poverty. Sheryl served on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Board of Directors for six years. She co-authored The Connected Educator: Learning and Leading in a Digital Age with Lani Ritter Hall. Sheryl has four children and four grandsons, Luke, Logan, Levi and Tanner and a trio of dachshunds. You can find out more on her blog, on Twitter @snbeach and on Instagram.
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