The educational thoughts of Jason Epstein
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This section contains links to a variety of scenarios of ethical and unethical technology use by students. The scenarios will include discussion questions and brief commentary. I would welcome real receiving real incidents from your experiences as a library media specialist, teacher or parent that would make good discussion starters.
The Six Principles of e-Teaching: Integrate, Lead with "Hands-On," Build Hard Skills, Involve Students, Connect Students with Real World, Showcase student work. A database of lesson plans is included on this site. LearniT-TeachiT is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting business, industry, governmental agencies and other organizations to use the power of technology to prepare teachers, students, and learners of all ages to develop 21st century skills that will provide a basis for their ongoing engagement in learning and personal achievement.
This fictional site was developed by a group of teachers as a means of teaching students about the Internet. Although the Internet can be a tremendous resource for gathering information about a topic, we found that students often did not have the skills to discern useful information from worthless data. The teachers set out to develop a series of lessons for elementary age students in which they would demonstrate that just because it is out there for the searching does not mean it is worthwhile.
See chart for descriptions of roles students play in bullying situations. To see the Olweus Bullying Prevention program used to address cyberbullies, check out the work of this group of school psychologists.
A comparison of five Digital Citizenship models: ISTE NETS, Bailey & Ribble, IKeepSafe/C3 Framework, Digital Citizenship & Creative Commons, Protecting Students in the 21st Century. The chart can be downloaded here.