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Digital Citizenship: Making the Online World a Better Place Starts With You!

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Your students were born into a digital world. They are digital natives who turn to technology to ask questions, solve problems, and conduct most aspects of their daily lives. Just as we teach children...
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Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan: Creative Coding Project

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In this lesson plan, adaptable for grades 3-12, students explore BrainPOP resources to learn about topics related to digital citizenship. Then they’ll show what they know about the topic by completi...

Digital Citizenship Assignments and Custom Pathways Step Guide

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This printable guide provides step-by-step instructions for building assignments and creating pathways using BrainPOP's Digital Citizenship content....

What is Digital Citizenship?

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Technology is a way of life today--from smartphones to the Internet and everything in between. Just as we teach children to be good citizens, following rules of society, we must also educate and model...

Digital Citizenship Standard Alignments

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As students navigate the Digital Citizenship topics, and plan for and create movies with the Make-a-Movie tool, they are naturally addressing the goals of the following standards of the Common Core, C...

Digital Citizenship Key Vocabulary

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Introduce these key terms using easy-to-understand language and by relating the concepts to students’ experiences. Incorporate the vocabulary whenever possible, even when offline, and encourage stud...

Make-a-Movie Lesson Plan: Digital Citizenship

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This lesson plan features BrainPOP’s collection of Digital Citizenship resources, and is adaptable to all topics in the collection. In this lesson, students explore digital citizenship topics, then ...
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Evaluating Online Sources Lesson Plan: Is Everything on the Internet True?

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In this online sources lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-8, students use BrainPOP resources to learn how to conduct effective Internet research. Students will analyze research on the Intern...

School Makerspace Resources for #nationofmakers

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It's the national #weekofmaking and we're excited to share ideas that help you support students in becoming builders, creators, designers, and problem solvers. You can use the comprehensive listing...
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Re-Mixed Media: Inspiring Kids to Question What They Consume

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In today's media-saturated world, kids contend with a constant stream of mass media content. From emails and apps to ads and podcasts, they're plugged in almost every waking second of the day. Though ...