Exploring digital citizenship as a form of literacy

…7th graders learn video as reflection tool When I sat down to work with my students on digital citizenship and literacy, I wanted to do something different. These are…

C is for Citizenship (digital of course!)

…Approaching student digital citizenship from many levels Our students live in technology-rich worlds, regardless of how much technology they are using in school on a day-to-day basis. Technology…

Digital citizenship in the real world

…in the country. While this work does not focus on digital citizenship, it allows them to see the online world as a way to investigate the world, collaborate with others…

Beyond the audience of one

…Why digital composition matters I’d like you to think back to your days as a student. What kinds of writing did you do? Who read it? What made it…

Implementing 1:1 norms and digital citizenship

…1:1 norms and digital citizenship on the behavior of the incoming 7th graders, all of whom participate in a 1:1 Chromebook project. Here’s what she and her team discovered. This…

Adam Provost on the need for ongoing instruction in digital citizenship

…those technologies can mean in terms of privacy and digital citizenship. “I do teach kids what torrents are… how they are used illegally and also — as an example —…

The digital native problem

…Labels get in the way of fully understanding people In a recent Twitter chat #vted we were discussing digital citizenship and the confounded label “digital native” came up. Labels…

D is for Digital Workflow

Digital workflow: What is it good for? In its simplest form, digital workflow exchanges the paper and pencil transfer of information for a centralized digital system where information…

What goes into measuring the success of edtech?

…What does “quality” mean in assessing statewide digital efforts? The Foundation for Excellence in Education recently released its 2014 Digital Learning Report Card. According to this report, Vermont does…

Digital divide in the classroom

Digital divide[1], participation gap[2], cultural divide[3]: over the decades the language of equity issues in technology have shifted along with the technology. This shifting language reflects the way…