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Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship
A Community-Based Approach

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March 2016 | 72 pages | Corwin

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.

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"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

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
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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