Howard Gardner, Professor of Cognition and Education in the Harvard Graduate School of Education, has launched a blog titled “Life-Long Learning: A Blog in Education.” In this blog, Dr. Gardner steps back—and ventures forward—to consider various issues of education and lifelong learning. As with his previous blog, “The Professional Ethicist,” he hopes to engage colleagues in discussions, and he invites readers and colleagues to submit blogs as well. The first post in this series, titled “Mind-Changing Books: Paideia,” is accessible online. Announcements of new blogs will be made on Dr. Gardner’s Twitter page @DrHowardGardner.
In order to be good digital citizens, students must cultivate a filter through which they view their digital lives and understand online communication. To help students build that filter, we must support them in developing a multifaceted awareness consisting of a number characteristics. Here are three of the most important:
We're excited to bring you a new series from passionate digital citizenship advocate, Dr. Jason Ohler. The series will explore the importance of digital citizenship and provide strategies for integrating digital citizenship into schools.