In this post about the digital lives of teens, Levinson discusses how parents are often shut out of their children's online world and suggests the school community as a place for solidarity and answers. To read more about how schools and parents can partner more effectively in encouraging responsible online behavior, also read Levinson’s "Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens."
Can't put down your device? Obsessing over social media? You may want to dig in to this playlist of videos and resources to help educators, parents, and students reflect on their relationship with technology.
Wolpert-Gawron looks at a key element of digital citizenship -- responsible use of intellectual property -- and slots it into the eighth grade Common Core Standard for gathering, using, and attributing relevant information.
In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.
Mimi Ito, an expert in young people's use of digital media, shares her research on informal learning in online communities, where students can build technology skills, learn media literacy, and create and share their work.
Young people are immersed in technology in ways previous generations could not have imagined. Common Sense Media has compiled this list of resources for parents seeking advice and information about how to help their children explore smartly and stay safe.
Digital Citizenship Week is the perfect time for students and teachers to talk about online responsibility and safety. Davis has collected some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.