From Digital Citizenship to Digital Leadership: Empowering Learners in Today's World

Location: Room Hemisfair Ballroom 2

Listen and learn

[Listen and learn : Lecture]

Monday, June 26, 12:00–1:00 pm
Location: Room Hemisfair Ballroom 2

George Couros  
We tell our students about the negatives of social media, but do we share how their online presence can also provide them opportunities that we never had as kids? We'll share great examples of students doing things to improve their own opportunities and improving the lives of others.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: PC, Chromebook, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Digital citizenship
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: Administrators : Digital citizenship
Teachers : Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility
Coaches : Digital citizenship

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

- Focus on strategies for empowering students with digital age learning.
- Strategies in school for teachers to have their own digital footprints.


Content: Focusing on strategies to empower students on digital leadership.
Time: 10 minutes on introducing the concept
15 minutes on Digital Safety
15 minutes on Digital Awareness
15 minutes on Digital Leadership
5 minutes for Concluding Thoughts
Process: Participants will be encouraged to live tweet through the process to share and interact with the speaker, and others.

Supporting research

Danah Boyd's "Lives of Networked Teens"



George Couros, Couros Innovations LTD.

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June 25-28, 2017

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