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Improving Your Digital Intelligence Quotient

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Participate and share : Poster

Tuesday, June 25, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 48

Michael David John Abello   Noel Nino Quisan  
Digital media and technology are evolving at a dizzying pace, bringing with them opportunities as well as risks for young people. But there are issues that emerge — like cyberbullying & privacy concerns — in schools and at home. Digital literacy and citizenship skills have become essential for students in the 21st century.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Should have a browser and good internet connections.
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Digital citizenship
Grade level: 3-5
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Digital Citizen
  • Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.
  • Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Educational challenge:
- To let students improve their Digital Intelligence Quotient.
Technology intervention:
- DQ World.net, it is an online student platform where in students would be able to self-learn their DQ.
Model employed:
- Hands-on Activity / Experiential Learning = Students would be able to play the DQ World.net game and earn points. On the way they will learn more about how to be safe online.
Evidence of success:
- Students would be able to make changes in their screen time, know how to be safe online, show respect and courtesy online.


Content and activities:
- Self Introduction (3 mins)
- Video: Why is DQ important? (5 mins)
- Audience participation (5 mins)
- Video: What is DQ World.net? (4 mins)
- Audience participation (5 mins)
- Instructions: Participants will go to DQ World.net to access the content. They will be given usernames & passwords. (5 mins)
- Hands-on: Participants will play DQ world until 5 mins before the end of the session. (25 mins)
- Closure: Will let the participants write on a padlet their experience. Will also include questions like: What did i find interesting in the workshop? What will i do with what i have learned? What more can i do to let students improve their DQ? (3 mins)
Total Time - 50 mins.

Supporting research

Digital Intelligence (DQ) will be used as a global standard framework for digital skills, literacy, and readiness. CDI will further serve as a coordinating platform for organisations implementing a common set of standards and definitions for digital intelligence across technology and education sectors, allowing digital intelligence to be better tracked and understood.
OECD, IEEE and DQI Announce Platform for Coordinating Digital Intelligence Across Technology and Education Sectors

●Three leading global organizations – OECD, IEEE Standards Association and DQ Institute announced new platform for digital coordination, Coalition for Digital Intelligence (CDI)
●CDI will serve as a coordinating platform for organizations implementing a common set of standards and definitions for digital intelligence across the technology and education sectors, allowing digital intelligence to be better tracked and understood.
●Digital Intelligence refers to the set of competencies necessary for digital life today, and includes basic digital skills and digital literacy.
●More information at www.wef.ch/SDI18 and follow the conversation at #wefimpact

Geneva and New York, 25 September 2018 – During the World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit in New York, three leading global organizations—the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the IEEE Standards Association, and the DQ Institute today announced their engagement in the Coalition for Digital Intelligence (CDI), a platform for coordinating efforts on raising Digital Intelligence across the technology and education sectors. The platform is supported by the World Economic Forum.


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Michael David John Abello, Sacred Heart School - Ateneo de Cebu
Noel Nino Quisan, Sacred Heart School - Ateneo de Cebu

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