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#UnfollowBullying at KAMS

Last week was #UnfollowBullying week at Katherine Albiani Middle School. The district-wide #UnfollowBullying student-led anti-cyberbullying campaign launched back in 2012 and staff and students at KAMS have continued to host a #UnfollowBullying week each year for the past 4 years. KAMS students took a stand against cyberbullying by participating in a week of activities and promotions that included a #UnfollowBullying art show, pledge drive […]

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#AddUpstander to the Dictionary!

A shout out to The Bully Project for recognizing the need to address the role of the bystander and the importance of promoting upstanders. We agree with their position that although “Bullying Prevention Month might be over… the fight to raise awareness around bullying continues.” Image Source: #AddUpstander – Change.org Throughout history, in current events, and across playgrounds, […]

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Elementary Digital Citizenship Pilot Program

Nearpod Google Hangout

Common Sense Media announced in August that they had teamed with Nearpod to offer a more interactive version of their digital citizenship curriculum. In partnering with Nearpod, they are able to offer a whole new level of engagement and features for teachers and students. Through open-ended response questions, instantly graded quizzes, interactive polls, homework assignments, videos and […]

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Opportunities for Students to Practice Digital and Global Citizenship

As we head into the new school year, we wanted to highlight several awesome opportunities for students to tackle current issues and make their voices heard…and build their digital footprints and ePortfolios in the process. Aikuma Project – In the process of developing the Vietnam War chapter of our Time of Remembrance Oral Histories Project, we met Robyn Perry, […]

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Free Digital Citizenship Posters for the Classroom

With EGUSD’s recent deployment of Chromebook carts to all school sites, teachers now have more options for weaving technology into the school day and across the curriculum. As students tap into collaborative, online learning options, it’s a good idea to have some visual reminders about the importance of practicing good digital citizenship. The following downloadable posters are free […]

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Carroll Kinders Put Their Digital Citizenship Skills to Practice

Students in Cathe Petuya’s kindergarten class at Carroll Elementary are taking their voices beyond the classroom via VoiceThread.  VoiceThread is a wonderful program that allows you to upload an image (or multiple images) and then start an online discussion. As my students became knowledgeable on the life cycle of the pumpkin, I wanted a way […]

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EGUSD to Participate in Cyberbullying Panel Discussion

You’re on the internet daily. So are they: Cyber-Bullies. How can you protect yourself? Join EGUSD’s Gail Desler and Social Media Club Sacramento (SMCSac) for an informative panel discussion on September 30, 2014. In preparation for Bullying Prevention Month in October, Social Media Club Sacramento is hosting a panel discussion to discuss the threat of […]

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Tips for Keeping Children Safe on New Devices

With the holiday season approaching, parents may be interested in checking out a few tips for keeping kids safe on new devices, such as the latest smart phones, game systems and tablets. Below are a few suggestions: establish ground rules for phone, online game access and use make sure your children have privacy settings enabled on […]

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Snapchat, Meet SnapHack

Sending questionable material just got a bit riskier for Snapchat fans. The Apple Apps Store now offers shoppers SnapHack Pro, an app that allows users to secretly save any photos or videos sent via Snapchat. For an app that costs less than a dollar, SnapHack removes any security blanket for privacy that Snapchat users might mistakenly think […]

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EGUSD Steps Up and Speaks Out on National Bullying Prevention Month

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and the Elk Grove School District is actively supporting this national event. On October 1, in response to an invitation from the Sacramento Regional Coalition for Tolerance to school districts and local and national organizations,  Superintendent Steven M. Ladd, Ed.D, Board Member Bobbie Singh-Allen, and EGUSD colleagues manned a […]

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