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Digital Citizenship - Book Cover

Digital Citizenship

A Community-Based Approach
This approach gives educators, parents, and students the tools to thrive in today’s digital environment. Guide and manage your way to a safe, responsible digital culture.

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Digital Citizenship - Book Cover
Product Details
  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781483392653
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Series: Corwin Connected Educators Series
  • Year: 2016
  • Page Count: 72
  • Publication date: March 29, 2016

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Make responsible digital citizenship part of your school’s culture!

Use this book’s community-based approach to building digital citizenship to teach, learn, and thrive in today’s digital environment. Expertly navigate the pitfalls of the digital world, take hold of the plethora of opportunities available to you, and confidently engage in online connections without fear! Educators, parents, and students will discover how to:

  • Protect privacy and leave positive online footprints
  • Understand creative credits and copyright freedoms
  • Foster responsible digital behaviors through safe and secure practices
  • Enlist all stakeholders to help ingrain digital citizenship into the school culture

The Corwin Connected Educators series is your key to unlocking the greatest resource available to all educators: other educators. Being a Connected Educator is more than a set of actions: it’s a belief in the potential of technology to fuel lifelong learning. To explore the other books in this series, visit the Corwin Connected Educators website.

Check out the Connected Educator Series matrix to find out which book is right for you.

"Susan Bearden has written a definitive work on the most salient issue facing contemporary education.”
Matt Harris, Chair of the Board of Directors
International Society for Technology in Education

"Susan Bearden understands that students’ education requires the education of all of us: parents, administrators, community members. In clear, poignant terms she spells out what each of us needs to do to become an inspired, responsible digital citizen. This is a must read book for anyone wanting to know how to address our concerns about our online lives, while focusing on all the good that the networking world has to offer."
Jason Ohler, Professor
University of Alaska

Key features

School leaders will learn:
  • Resources for teaching Digital Citizenship
  • Responsible practices for modeling Digital Citizenship
  • How to build a comprehensive Digital Citizenship Program


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Susan M. Bearden

Susan M. Bearden is the Director of Information Technology at Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy in Melbourne, FL. A former teacher, she frequently presents about social media, education technology, and digital citizenship at national and state conferences including ISTE, FETC, CoSN, Miami Device, and the Digital Citizenship Summit. In 2015 she was named to the Center for Digital Education's list of "Top 30 Technologists, Transformers and Trailblazers" and received the "Making IT Happen" Award from the Florida Society for Technology in Education. In 2014, she received the Bammy Award for School Technologist of the Year and was a finalist in the education talk show host category.

Bearden co-founded and moderates the #edtechchat and #digcit (Digital Citizenship) Twitter chats, which are weekly online discussions about Education Technology and Digital Citizenship. She is a regular contributor to the popular EdTechChat Radio broadcast for the BAM Radio Network (www.bamradionetwork.com/edtechchat). A popular guest blogger, she has written for a variety of online publications including the Huffington Post, SmartBrief on Education, and Edsurge, and was named as one of Common Sense Media's Favorite Digital Citizenship Bloggers to follow in 2014. Inspired by her experiences with Twitter, she developed Tweechme, a mobile app specifically designed to teach educators how to build Personal Learning Networks on Twitter. Connect with her on Twitter @s_bearden and @Tweechmeapp or at www.susanmbearden.com.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface by Peter DeWitt and Ariel Bartlett

1. What is Digital Citizenship?

2. Why a Community Based Approach to Digital Citizenship?

3. Demonstrating Leadership

4. Educating Faculty and Staff

5. Educating Students

6. Educating Parents

7. Putting It All Together: Building a Comprehensive Digital Citizenship Program



Price: $12.95
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Related Resources

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