You Don’t Have to Be a #DigCit Expert… Use Images to Get Students Talking

You don’t have to be using the latest app or social media site to have conversations with your students about life online. Instead of shying away, provide your students a safe space to talk with you about their digital experiences. You can use images like the ones below (and hundreds of others linked here!) asContinue reading “You Don’t Have to Be a #DigCit Expert… Use Images to Get Students Talking”

Education Talk Radio: Digital Citizenship In Action

This morning I had the pleasure of chatting with Larry from Education Talk Radio. It was a timely conversation as students have begun using social media to organize the March for Our Lives School Walkout. How should our digital citizenship curriculum evolve to help young people see the technology in their hands as more thanContinue reading “Education Talk Radio: Digital Citizenship In Action”

Digital Citizenship Discussion Cards

You can create a safe space for your students to engage in conversation about digital topics with though-provoking images and a variety of activities. Students of all ages can use theĀ image/discussion cardsĀ I’ve created in a variety of ways. Asking students to group images and assign groups a label will force them to engage in discussionContinue reading “Digital Citizenship Discussion Cards”

Digital Citizenship Bell-Ringers for Content Area Teachers

One of the common concerns I hear about digital citizenship education is that there just “isn’t enough time in the day” to have conversations with kids about living life in digital communities. Having conversations about our digital selves, our digital communities, and our global society can happen in small doses across content areas. Today IContinue reading “Digital Citizenship Bell-Ringers for Content Area Teachers”