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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Digital Citizenship

Learn about online safety, cyberbullying, netiquette, privacy, copyright, and the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior to help young people consider their digital footprint.

Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

Digital Citizenship Week is October 19-25, and it's the perfect time to talk about online responsibility and safety. Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.

4 Ways to Tap Into Teens and Technology Leadership

Bring teens into their potential as tech leaders by providing them with resources and opportunities, helping them focus, and authentically engaging them.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Are We Addicted to Technology?

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.

A Starting Point for Ensuring Student Online Privacy

The online privacy debate has started to gain momentum in the education community and protecting students is an important and necessary conversation to be had by schools and districts.

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

Check out Edutopia's collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.

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Email Etiquette & High School Students

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How Important Are Students' Digital Footprints?

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Taking the Plunge with Social Media in the Classroom

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Are You Raising Digital Natives or Digital Naïves?

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Digital Citizenship: Developing a Culture of Trust and Transparency

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Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

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School-Wide Twitter Chats

New Zealand schools explore the learning potential of social media with weekly education-based Twitter chats for students.

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Preventing Summer Slide: Why Not Try Internet Research?

Guest blogger Cathy Knutson, an elementary school librarian and media specialist, suggests a summer home study in digital literacy for parents who want to teach their children safe, smart Internet research skills.

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5 Online Tools to Help Combat Plagiarism

Informatics teacher and guest blogger Melissa Burns explains that when students cheat on written assignments, teachers can find an array of online tools to help them spot plagiarism and identify the sources.

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Digital Learning Day: Resource Roundup

The fourth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 4, 2015. We’ve compiled some useful resources to help you celebrate the day with your class and support digital learners all year long.

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Beyond the Ban: Revisiting In-School Internet Access

Guest blogger Tom Whitby revisits why schools originally banned Internet use, explains how antiquated such bans have become, and advocates for a curriculum of Internet training and a school culture of commonsense use.

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4 Technologies to Help Students Find Their Voice in Your Classroom

Edutopia blogger Terry Heick suggests helping students find their voice in the classroom through technology, whether a medium in which they're already comfortable or one that you believe will make them more articulate.

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Social Media in Education: Resource Roundup

This collection of blogs, articles, and videos from Edutopia aims to help teachers deploy social media tools in the classroom to engage students in 21st-century learning.

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Technology Integration Research Review: Additional Tools and Programs

Technology tools also have value beyond teaching the core curriculum. Here are our recommendations for research-proven tech tools that can enable more comprehensive assessment and better collaborative discussions. We also explore the best resources for...

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The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Social Media

Blogger Andrew Marcinek reflects on social and digital media integration into the lives of teachers and students.

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Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom

Teaching digital citizenship and internet safety is a lot more meaningful when students can engage in authentic online experiences.

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Classroom Management: Resource Roundup

Looking for information on guiding classroom communities, minimizing disruptions, and developing class routines to help students stay engaged and focused on learning? This resource collection is packed with useful tips, tools, and advice.

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A Web 2.0 Class: Students Learn 21st Century Skills, Collaboration, and Digital Citizenship

A web 2.0 class crosses geographical boundaries to teach information literacy: 21st century skills, collaboration and digital citizenship.

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Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller suggests using the PBL model to teach students the values of digital citizenship.

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Creating Learning Environments

Edutopia blogger Ben Johnson proposes that in the digital information age, the teacher's main role will be to guide and motivate students and provide rationale for learning.

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