Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Digital Citizenship Resources

As the beginning of a new school year approaches, we need to remember to include lessons on the importance of Digital Citizenship in our classrooms. As I begin my second year of being 1:1, I know this is important to incorporate. Listed below are sources that can be used to teach Digital Citizenship in the classroom.

Created by Sandy Liptak
Sandy Liptak's Post on Digital Citizenship

Common Sense Media Classroom Curriculum - Lessons promoting and encouraging digital literacy and citizenship. 

Digital Citizen Toolkits by Common Sense Media

Digital Compass - Where are you headed? Provided free from Common Sense Media. There is a video to show first.  Downloaded the Digital Compass App on students iPads.


Digital Citizenship Starter Kit from Edmodo and Common Sense Media


Classroom Posters Created from Common Sense Media


Digital Citizenship Poster for the Elementary Classroom by Common Sense Media


StaySafeOnline Learning about Online Safety

Webonauts Acdaemy sponsored by PBS for Kids helps teach students about safe online behavior. 

NetSmartzKids  Videos, Activities, and Games for Internet Safety 

BrainPOP Spotlight on Digital Citizenship

Five Videos to teach Digital Citizenship shared by Educational Teachnology and Mobile Learning

Professor Garfield Apps are free and developed by the Virginia Department of Education. They teach student about Cyberbullying, Online Safety and Fact and Opinion. Students read comic strips and play games to reinforce online behavior.

Safety Land was created by AT&T and made for elementary students.  After answer questions correctly about Internet safety in Safety Land, they catch a cyber criminal.

TeachersPayTeachers Digital Citizenship with Elementary Students

Websites for Safe Web Searches 



Safe Search for Kids - The Google Search Engine for Kids

KidsClick! Directory of websites created by librarians for kids. They can search by reading level, content, or picture.

KidzSearch It is a family friendly search engine for kids powered by Google.

Great Websites for Kids Association for Library Service to Children

KidRex This is a search engine for kids that was created by kids. It uses Google SafeSearch technology.

Ask Kids It is a search engine designed for students 6 to 12. School topics can be researched easily and safely.

Mymunka This search engine is specifically designed for kids.

YouTube

YouTube Kids iOS for iPad and iPhone


I would love to hear how others are teaching Digital Citizenship in their classrooms.  Please feel free to comment on any resources you are using.