|Goals: 1) To describe the permanency of "posting" and establish a code of conduct for web-based interactions.
2) To identify and explain the rules and expectations of fair use, an online educational presence, etiquette, and privacy.
• Review a student use plan and critique it
• Locate and use Creative Commons licensed media
• Demonstrating good digital citizenship helps you earn and keep good jobs
- Clean digital profiles are attractive;
- Profiles laced with racy photos, expletives, and put downs are not
• Kids (and adults) don't always know what solid digital citizenship look like
• Using content that is copyrighted, without permission, is illegal
Most of all - It's the Right Thing To Do
Information, Interactives, Lessons, and More Resources
on Digital Citizenship
Common Sense Media Curriculum
Mentor Mob Playlist of CyberBullying Resources for Administrators
• It's not legal to use someone else's work without some form of attribution, unless it is explicitly licensed for reuse.
• Educators have some leeway under fair-use guidelines, but it is open to interpretation.
• The general rule is that educators may use up to 10% of a copyrighted work, with attribution, for classroom multi-media presentations. This rule, however, depends on the situation and is not cut and dry.
See the Search Habits page for more
• Look at dates on websites; try for current information
• Avoid answer sites - they may be wrong
• Avoid wikipedia - it's likely too much information or beyond your reading level for basic research
• Search tips
- don't type questions into google
- focus on keywords, leave out and/the
- add students or kids to the end of your search
• Look for .edu or .gov: Add site:edu or site:gov to the end of your search to get just edu or just gov sites (also works for other domain extensions)
• Tools --> Research ---> Cite in a Google Doc
• Link to your list of tags and highlights in Diigo
• Create a Blendspace or LessonPath
• Copy and paste into google
• Many high schools have Turn it In
• Check for plagiarism here
• Email at Public Institutions is supposed to be archived by law