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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.

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

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Taking the plunge with social media in the classroom

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Taking the plunge with social media in the classroom

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

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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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Henry Jenkins on Participatory Culture (Big Thinkers Series)
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Henry Jenkins on Participatory Culture and Media Education (Big Thinkers Series)

University of Southern California media scholar Henry Jenkins describes how educators might fuel civic engagement by tapping the skills their students build in interest-driven online communities.

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The Digital Lives of Teens: Code Switching

Principal, author and blogger Matt Levinson looks at the linguistic phenomenon of code switching and how to help teens find the balance between digital communications and appropriate classroom interactions.

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Do the Right Thing: Managing the Digital Lives of Teens

Principal and blogger Matt Levinson suggests that, as monitoring kids' online activity becomes increasingly difficult, schools and parents need to partner more actively in encouraging responsible online behavior.

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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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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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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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The Path to Digital Citizenship

Edutopia blogger Andrew Marcinek looks at the ethical and practical sides of digital citizenship, and suggests a mindful path for teaching the necessary skills in the elementary grades.

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Project-Based Learning for Digital Citizens

Blogger Andrew Marcinek shares the real payoff for his digital literacy students.

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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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Nichole Pinkard on Digital Literacy (Big Thinkers Series)
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Nichole Pinkard on Digital Literacy (Big Thinkers Series)

The founder of Chicago's pioneering Digital Youth Network (DYN) describes how the organization empowers young people with critical digital literacy skills that make them academically and professionally competitive.

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Media and Digital Literacy: Resources for Parents

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.

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The Digital Lives of Teens: Code Switching

Principal, author and blogger Matt Levinson looks at the linguistic phenomenon of code switching and how to help teens find the balance between digital communications and appropriate classroom interactions.

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