Digital citizenship, according to Common Sense Media, is “a way of thinking critically online, being safe with your information and who you connect with and acting responsibly in how you communicate and...Category: Digital Citizenship
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I wrote Critical Citizenship for Critical Times in 2013, responding to the political upheaval in Egypt. I argued that teaching critical thinking traditionally promotes skepticism (a good thing, particularly when authorities like...Category: Digital Citizenship
Our Space: Being a Responsible Citizen of the Digital World is nearly 500 pages of workshops and lessons plans dedicated to teaching youth ethics for a digital age. Produced through a unique...Categories: Digital Citizenship, Edtech
If you’ve encountered the critical pedagogy of Paolo Freire and have only encountered it in theory, meet Shannon White, who teaches social studies “through a social justice and community-oriented lens, fostering deep...Categories: Digital Citizenship, Educational Practice
With Rewire out in the world, I’ve had some time this August to think about some of the big questions behind our work at Center for Civic Media, specifically the questions I...Categories: Civic Engagement, Digital Citizenship
In a recent piece at Locus, Cory Doctorow argues:Computers are the children of the human race’s mind, and as they become intimately involved in new aspects of our lives, we keep stumbling...Category: Digital Citizenship
The growing use of digital media for social change is nourishing a dialogue about its impact on young people’s involvement in civic and political affairs. The Media Activism Participatory Politics (MAPP) project,...Categories: Civic Engagement, Digital Citizenship
Hidden in the tweetstream from the Digital Media and Learning Conference 2010 are hundreds of provocative insights, comments, and observations, and we couldn't help but mine the archive for another round. The...Category: Digital Learning
Carrie Rogers-Whitehead is the founder and CEO of Digital Respons-Ability. Her company provides trainings to tens of thousands of students, parents and educators across the state of Utah and beyond. Carrie is...
Earlier this month, Common Sense Media released its report, Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences. The report describes research conducted by veteran digital youth researcher Victoria Rideout and Common Sense...Category: Digital Citizenship
The Connected Learning Alliance (CLA) is a network of educators, researchers, and technology makers who believe that all young people deserve engaging learning and a vibrant future. With nearly 1,000 blog posts...