Week 8 Educational Technologies Blog
I visited one of Revonne’s site: http://vtisp.org/resources/vocabulary/digital-citizenship/ it defines for users the nine elements that comprise being a solid digital citizen. The user is able to click into each of the nine elements and read a prompt with resources. What I like most about this site is that it is adult and child friendly. The cite has different individual and group tasks. The curriculum is designed to accommodate Pre-K thru 12th grades. It has a professional development component for teachers and a resource page for parents. I would use this site to introduce digital citizenship to students and to build on professional development with teachers who use technology in their classrooms.
I also visited Chris’ site: http://www.isafe.org/ an internet safety site. It is designed for K-12 programs teaching students about internet safety. Each lesson includes activities and class discussions. What is most interesting about this site is not only is it educational for students, but it also encourages educating parents by hosting a parent night. The program also calls for law enforcement teaching a Predator identification awareness section. I would use this site as a teaching component of internet safety for educators and to have students create a campus wide internet safety campaign not only for the campus but for their entire family. This site makes it easy for the entire community to be involved in internet safety.