Digital Citizenship

I had the pleasure of presenting at our district teacher in-service recently; a topic very near and dear to my heart. Digital Citizenship… Screen Shot 2015-01-18 at 4.43.21 PM Teaching our young learners about being responsible citizens is our duty. Just as we teach our children character traits, we should also make teaching our children how to be members of a virtual community. In my classroom, I have taught my 3rd and 4th graders about the importance of the 9 elements: Screen Shot 2015-01-18 at 4.46.22 PM   I also take any opportunity I can to embed technology into lessons…even those “unplugged” ones! We practice “tweet”, “post”, and “blog” type responses to texts we read! Tweet_post_blog Taking the time to instill responsible digital citizenship is time well spent!

Video lesson for students: