Monthly Archives: November 2017

An Aspiring Digital Citizen? Bring Your Empathy, You Will Need It!

This video is from the website Common Sense, which is a veritable treasure trove of resources relating to Digital Citizenship. It brings to mind a wise piece of advice that I received from my Step Father; when I was a young … Continue reading

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Modelling Without The Catwalk

Instead of teaching students to be afraid of what others can learn about them online, let’s teach them how digital footprints can quickly connect them to the individuals, ideas, and opportunities that they care most about – William M. Ferriter, ascd.org. … Continue reading

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Essential Life Skills (Whether You Are Online Or Not)

“The fears we don’t face become our limits” – Robin Sharma. “Fear makes strangers of people who would be friends” – Shirley Maclaine. “We do not fear the unknown. We fear what we think we know about the unknown” – … Continue reading

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Copycats Assemble!

…individuals should initiate digital citizenship education in their own sphere of influence…” – Yuhyun Park on weforum.org. Confession Time OK, I admit it. Issues like copyright, fair use and remix culture scare me. It is not that I believe that my online … Continue reading

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