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Digital Citizenship Strategies for K-12

May 17, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Cost | Free

Event Description | Students have access to digital technologies at school and at home, schools are dealing with ethical and behavioral challenges such as cyberbullying, inappropriate sharing, plagiarism, and more. Participants will learn about how to teach students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in a digital world as access to digital technologies have created a rise in ethical and behavior challenges such as cyberbullying. Participants will learn about the digital media habits of students and how to teach students skills to deal with media through a curriculum developed in partnership with Howard Gardner and the GoodPlay Project at Harvard. Participants will sample lesson activities interactively, discuss how to weave digital citizenship into their curriculum as well as design action plans to become a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School.

Background |Common Sense Education provides high-quality digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities. Together, we work to empower students to harness technology for learning and life. Our free resources include ratings and reviews of digital tools, a comprehensive K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, ready-made lesson plans, videos, webinars, and more.

Who Should Attend |Librarians/Media Specialists, K-12 Educators, Social Studies Educators, ELA Educators, Health and Physical Education Educators

ACT 48 credit hours will be provided


May 17, 2017
8:30 am - 11:30 am


Common Sense Education, Pittsburgh


Allegheny Intermediate Unit
475 East Waterfront Drive
Homestead, PA 15120 United States
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Phone: 412.394.5829
Fax: 412.394.5750
Homestead, PA 15120, US
475 E. Waterfront Drive