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What Type of Digital Citizens Do We Want Students to Be?

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by Dr. Mike Ribble, Ed.D. @digcitizen With Digital Citizen week behind us, how can we continue this discussion with students throughout the year? It is impor...

Updated Movie: Online Safety

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Just in time for Digital Citizenship Week, we've updated our Online Safety movie.  Cassie and Moby (with a guest appearance from Tim!) are here to help your students have fun online--playing games, su...
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Digital Citizenship: Respect, Protect, Educate

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by Dr. Mike Ribble, Ed.D. @digcitizen The integration of digital technologies in schools is expanding at ever-increasing speeds. As a result, educators are seeki...
Resource Spotlight

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...

Digital Citizenship Creative Coding Lesson Plan

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Students show what they know by coding a project....

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...

Common Sense Media Launches Digital Passport Mobile

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Ever played Share Jumper or Search Shark by Common Sense Media on GameUp? These are game modules from Common Sense Media’s Digital Passport™. They support BrainPOP and Common Sense Media’s shared goal...

Participate! Digital Games and Family Life Survey

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The following post comes from our friends at the Joan Ganz Cooney Center   -   Are you a parent of a child age 4-13 who uses digital games? If so, you are eligible to take a digital games and f...
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Teaching Digital Citizenship with 2 New Games from Common Sense Media

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We're big believers in the importance of teaching digital citizenship, and we know many teachers and parents turn to BrainPOP for resources to help reinforce these important 21st century skills. So we...

Webinar Alert: Digital Citizenship for Everyone

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Digital Citizenship for Everyone: Resources for Students, Teachers, and Families Wednesday, November 9th 6:30 PM EDT Duration: 1 Hour Are your students safe, responsible, and respectful online? ...