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Digital Citizenship Series

May 19, 2017

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Seven Strategies to Get Students Talking and Thinking About Digital Citizenship

One of the challenges of teaching digital citizenship is to get students comfortable openly thinking and talking about key issues. We know students are constantly facing issues and making choices in their online lives. Creating an environment where students are encouraged to discuss issues helps them think critically about the choices they're making online. Here are some strategies to start students thinking and talking about digital citizenship.

NPR Podcasts for Children

May 15, 2017

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Children’s Podcast on the Wonders of Science and Technology

NPR has announced the launch of Wow in the World, a new podcast for children aged 5–12 that illuminates the wonders of science, technology, discovery, and inventions.

Generate Social Media Content

May 15, 2017

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Tools for Generating Social Media Content

Adobe Post is a new tool specifically designed to generate friendly social media content. Post is part of a larger suite of tools called Adobe Spark.

Democracy Podcast

May 15, 2017

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Podcasts on Sustaining Democracy

Facing History and Ourselves is exploring “What Makes Democracy Work? in conversations with people whose insights from history, politics, literature, and civic life help us consider what it takes to sustain democracy in our societies today.

Social Media Echo Chamber

May 12, 2017

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Opening Students’ Minds: How to Combat the Social Media Echo Chamber

Social media has undoubtedly expanded classroom walls, but has it also closed the minds of our students? The echo chamber effect suggests so-students want to hear what they think is the truth and search for others through social media who agree with them.

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