Learning to be an effective digital citizen is an interesting and, at times, challenging journey – whether you are a student, teacher, school leader, or a parent. This idea: ‘The Triple Filter Test – Is it true? Is it good? Is it useful?’ will enable you to help learners judge the quality of their interactions in the online world.
This video by Jay Shetty from the Huffington Post is really inspirational – take a moment to view it, pausing and noting some of the key messages (there are a lot of them!).
This series will explore the question how might social media drive real change? A range of issues relating to social media in schools and communities will be examined, with the aim of helping readers.
Teaching digital citizenship is a critical aspect of being a future focussed educator. This article was featured on the Christchurch Connected Educators’ blog as part of Connected Educators’ Month in New Zealand. It describes a teaching sequence I led at Seven Oaks School where we initiated some learning about cyber-citizenship.
This article is also featured on Christchurch Connected Educators as part of the 31 days of blogging during Connected Educators Month… In today’s world of increasing digital connectivity, sharing and connection, the proliferation of social media and cloud-based technologies, do you know who owns the work you create?