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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: 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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School-Wide Twitter Chats

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A Starting Point for Ensuring Student Online Privacy

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A Starting Point for Ensuring Student Online Privacy

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School-Wide Twitter Chats

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Made With Play: Game-Based Learning Resources

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Mimi Ito on Learning in Social Media Spaces (Big Thinkers Series)
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Mimi Ito on Learning in Social Media Spaces (Big Thinkers Series)

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.

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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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Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

Digital Citizenship Week is Oct. 21-25, and it's the perfect time for students and teachers to talk about online responsibility and safety. Blogger Matt Davis has collected some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.

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Connection (and Moderation) in the Twitterverse

Guest blogger Cathy Higgins, Technology Director for the ConVal School District in New Hampshire, shares how Twitter - in moderation - has helped her become a more connected educator.

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Introducing Social Media to Elementary Students

Beth Holland, communication coordinator and instructor at EdTech Teacher, gives three age-appropriate examples of introducing social media to children in the lower elementary grades.

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The Digital Lives of Teens: Mobile is Now

Principal and blogger Matt Levinson admits that mobile phones have become a central feature of teenage life, urging parents and educators to acknowledge and help shape this experiment in anarchy.

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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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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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Digital Media Empower Youth
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Digital Media Empower Youth

Both in the classroom and in after-school pods, students learn to become critical creators in Chicago's Digital Youth Network. On Remix World, the program's social-networking site, participants share, critique, and discuss their work.

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Digital Native vs Digital Citizen? Examining a Dangerous Stereotype

Edutopia blogger Mary Beth Hertz invites us to look at our assumptions that all kids are born tech-savvy, and encourages us to think more globally about how we can teach them to thrive as citizens in a digital world.

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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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John Seely Brown on Motivating Learners (Big Thinkers Series)
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John Seely Brown on Motivating Learners (Big Thinkers Series)

Innovative thinker John Seely Brown, known for his ideas for merging digital culture and education, shares lessons educators can learn from surfers, gamers, and artists on how passion and competitive hunger can drive intrinsic motivation.

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Why Media Literacy is Not Just for Kids

Blogger and education journalist Suzie Boss proposes that media and digital literacy is not just for students, but essential for all citizens nationwide.

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