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How to Create Good Digital Citizens
Zomorodi, M. (2019, October 14). How to create good digital citizens [Audio Podcast]. Note to Self. https://www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/notetoself/episodes/how-create-good-digital-citizens
Middle Schoolers and Social Media
Peer Relations Study Group. (2017). Middle Schoolers and social media: A report of the Early Adolescents & Social Media Study. Retrieved November 11, 2020 from https://prsg.wiscweb.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/1209/2019/09/Middle-Schoolers-and-Social-Media-6-28-17.pdf.
Teacher Webinars from Common Sense Education
"Looking for advice on distance learning? Have questions about how to implement digital citizenship in your school? Join our free professional learning community to participate in lively discussions and engaging webinars. In our library of more than 80 archived webinars (with new ones added each week), you'll find helpful tips and strategies on the topics you care about the most."
Teens, Social Media & Technology 2018 (Pew Research Center)
"YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat are the most popular online platforms among teens. Fully 95% of teens have access to a smartphone, and 45% say they are online 'almost constantly.'"
Child Mind Institute
"The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. Our teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most."
Common Sense Education
"Common Sense Education supports K–12 schools with everything educators need to empower the next generation of digital citizens. Our innovative, award-winning Digital Citizenship Curriculum prepares students with lifelong habits and skills, supports teachers with training and recognition, and engages families and communities with helpful tips and tools. Schools everywhere rely on our free curriculum, expert advice, and edtech ratings to help kids thrive. Our vision: Students thriving as learners, leaders, and citizens in the digital age."
CyberWise is a resource site for BUSY grownups seeking to help youth use tech safely and wisely.
"This website was created to support school community councils, educators, administrators, and parents in their digital citizenship education efforts, and to expand the conversation around what it means for youth and adults to be good digital citizens."
Media Literacy Now
"Media Literacy Now is leading the grassroots movement to create a public education system that ensures all students learn the 21st century literacy skills they need for health, well-being, economic participation, and citizenship."
Media Power Youth
Media Power Youth provides young people, parents, educators, and communities with curricula, training and workshops to build media literacy knowledge and critical-thinking skills to navigate our media-rich world.
News Literacy Project
"The News Literacy Project, a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, provides programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share the abilities needed to be smart, active consumers of news and information and equal and engaged participants in a democracy."
PBS News and Media Literacy Collection
This collection, which includes videos, blog articles, student handouts, lesson plans, and tip sheets for families, helps students identify, analyze, and investigate the news and information they get from online sources.
White Ribbon Week
"White Ribbon Week programs build confident and resilient children who make conscious, positive choices in media and technology."
Social Media for Middle Level Classrooms
Wenzel, A., & Carano, K.T. (2015). Research summary: Social media for middle level classrooms. Retrieved November 11, 2020 from http://www.amle.org/TabId/270/artmid/888/articleid/553/Social-Media-for-Middle-Level-Classrooms.aspx
How Using Social Media Affects Teenagers
Ehmke, R. (2020). How using social media affects teenagers. Retrieved November 11, 2020 from https://childmind.org/article/how-using-social-media-affects-teenagers/.