Great Reviews for “Digital Citizenship in Action”

Last week I was able to cross something off of my bucket list – I am officially a published author! ISTE released my new book “Digital Citizenship in Action: Empowering Students to Engage in Online Communities” just in time for the 2017 Digital Citizenship Week. So far, people have had great things to say aboutContinue reading “Great Reviews for “Digital Citizenship in Action””

Bringing Digital Citizenship to Life in Your School

Last week I had the honor of kicking off Digital Citizenship Week by participating in an ISTE webinar entitled, “Bringing Digital Citizenship to Life in Your School.” You can view the archive here. You can also view resources shared by the participants! Kristen’s Resources Jamie’s Resources Nancy’s Resources    

Chatting #DigCit with GoEnnounce and the EduTechGuys

  I had the opportunity to chat digital citizenship with Megan Davis, co-founder of Go Ennounce and the EduTechGuys during the Future of Educational Technology Conference.┬áCheck out our conversation on YouTube! You can also check out more from the EduTechGuys on their website.      

Want to be featured in an ISTE book?

I have some exciting news to share: I am writing a book for ISTE, due out later this year. I also have an awesome opportunity for members of my PLN: I want to share YOUR stories! Each chapter of my book will feature 2-3 spotlight stories from teachers and students in grades 6-12 who areContinue reading “Want to be featured in an ISTE book?”

Widening the #DigCit Perspective

This is my second reflective blog post on the #DigCit Summit, which was held on 10/28/16 at Twitter Headquarters in San Francisco. I had the pleasure and the privilege of speaking on a panel regarding “What’s Next for Digital Citizenship,” but also got to spend the rest of the day listening to other speakers inContinue reading “Widening the #DigCit Perspective”

Words Matter: Why I’m not ready to drop “digital” from the #DigCit conversation

This weekend (10/28/16) I had the honor and the pleasure of sitting on a panel of speakers during the #DigCitSummit, which was held at Twitter Headquarters in San Francisco. During this eight hour day of speaking, listening, and collaborating, there were several big ideas I felt compelled to write about as I reflected and digestedContinue reading “Words Matter: Why I’m not ready to drop “digital” from the #DigCit conversation”

John Dewey Would Hate Your Digital Citizenship Curriculum

There. I said it. Someone had to. Everyone is talking about #digcit right now. Maybe the term is finally catching on. Maybe it’s just the buzzword phrase school districts are using as they roll out 1:1 initiatives. Maybe these lessons have staying power; maybe they don’t. But I do know one thing….John Dewey would hateContinue reading “John Dewey Would Hate Your Digital Citizenship Curriculum”