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Digital Citizenship – It’s not just for students

Ted Talk - Digital Footprint

A recent article by Keegan Korf, Embracing Our Digital Footprints and Guiding Students to Curate and Reshape Their Own, re-ignited a conversation on digital citizenship resources for adults. Until now, our focus has been predominately on students. While we provide a wide range of resources for teachers and parents to use with their students and their […]

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National U.S. “Media Literacy Week” – November 6-10, 2017

Media Literacy Week Emoji

This week we join the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) in celebrating National Media Literacy Week.  Organizations, schools, educators and Media Literacy Week partners from all over the country have partnered with NAMLE to participate in events including #MediaLitWk classroom lessons, virtual events, online chats, screenings, PSA’s, panel discussions and more.  What is media […]

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Defining Bullying and Cyberbullying

School fight on cell phone

“Isn’t ‘cyberbullying’ just another form of ‘bullying’? Why label it as a separate issue?” We have been asked this question a number of times. And, yes, we agree that cyberbullying is a form of bullying. Ideally, there would not be a need to add “cyber” in front of “bullying.” However, based on regional, community and […]

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Digital Citizenship Week 2016

Stand Up, Speak Out! Against Bullying Photo

“WHEREAS, The recognition of Digital Citizenship Week is proposed in simultaneous recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Connected Educator Month, and National Cyber Security Awareness Month; and …” Did you hear? The California State Legislature has formally declared the week of October 16–22, 2016, as Digital Citizenship Week! Filed last month, ACR 203 integrates Digital Citizenship […]

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5th Graders Produce Video to Teach about Creative Commons Licensing

We are thrilled to showcase the work of Jim Bentley’s 5th grade class at Foulks Ranch Elementary School. The students enthusiastically responded to our request to produce a video that would teach students (and teachers) what Creative Commons licensing is all about. Given how easy it is to publish to the Internet, it is essential that […]

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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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Stop. Think. Connect. – #DigCit message for Leimbach students

Herman Leimbach students in grades 2-6 spent Friday morning with Intel’s Tony Oliver (Global Marketing and Communications (GMC) Division) learning important tips about digital safety. Principal Abelardo Cordova kicked off the assembly by connecting Leimbach’s Student Standards: Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible to the digital world. Thanks to Leimbach Computer Resource Teacher, Erica Swift and […]

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EGUSD Saturday Seminar Keynote Models #DigCit

On Saturday, technology visionary Rushton Hurley blended educational insights, humor and inspiration in his opening keynote for EGUSD’s September Digital Kids, Digital Classrooms event. Rushton shared a number of thought-provoking tips during his Seeing Ourselves presentation: How to avoid C.I.S. (Comparative Inadequacy Syndrome) by reminding yourself “The only person who you need to compare yourself to […]

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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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