Tag Archives: Common Sense

“Hacking the Learning Standards” with #DigCit Connections

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Digital Citizenship in Action

  “Stop thinking about digital citizenship as a stand-alone technology topic and begin thinking about it as an essential component of a well-rounded humanities curriculum.” Kristen Mattson, Digital Citizenship in Action A top priority of my day-time job is co-directing my district’s Digital Citizenship program. Last week a teacher at one of our elementary sites… Continue reading

Media & Information Literacy Summit – My top takeaways

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A highlight of my week was attending the California Department of Education’s first Media & Information Literacy Summit¬†here in Sacramento.¬† Below are my top takeaways from a very full day of excellent keynotes, panel discussions, and a resource fair. Opening Comments: Jennifer Howerter, California Department of Education (CDE) – Jennifer started by going over a… Continue reading

We should choose to teach copyright …

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We should choose to teach copyright not because it is easy, but because it is hard, because the goal of understanding copyright will serve to measure the best of student energies, skills, and citizenship.” Tara Woodall I somehow managed to miss Tara Woodall’s article The Right Stuff – Teaching Kids about Copyright when Common Sense… Continue reading