The @DigCitPLN Divas Tell All
Listen and learn : Panel
Sunday, November 29, 12:45–1:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Casey Daigle Dr. LeeAnn Lindsey Dr. Kristen Mattson Nancy Watson
Three self-proclaimed “digcit divas” will discuss emerging issues in digital citizenship education and will answer YOUR questions that were submitted through the @DigCitPLN. This panel will be informative, engaging, and relevant for any educator who shares a vision for positive and empowered digital citizenship in every classroom, every day!
|Audience:||Principals/head teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators, Library media specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Equity and Citizenship Advocate
|Additional detail:||ISTE author presentation, Session recorded for video-on-demand|
• Identify and describe emerging trends in digital citizenship education
• Critically think about digital equity issues such as opportunity and skills gaps, and how that relates to digital citizenship
• Consider various strategies to elevate digital citizenship practices in schools and districts
• Strengthen their toolbox of effective digital citizenship lessons and activities
(10 minutes): Introductions and overview
Moderator and panelists
(10 minutes): Warm up
Moderator leads an interactive activity to set the stage for the discussion. The warm up activity will get participants engaged, talking with others, and thinking about digital citizenship content
(30 minutes): Panel
Panelists will discuss a variety of digital citizenship topics that were submitted ahead of time through the digital citizenship PLN survey (to be administered prior to the conference) as well as questions submitted real-time from the session audience. Examples of topics include:
• What is the opportunity gap? How do various digital practices perpetuate disparities?
• Are stand-alone digital citizenship lessons enough? How can teachers integrate digital citizenship into curricular instruction? • • • Where can I find lesson and activity ideas?
• What can be done to ensure more teachers are comfortable teaching digital citizenship? What support is available? How can the Digital Citizenship PLN help me?
• How can we grow our students to become digital leaders?
Panelists will take questions and comments from the audience (integrated throughout the presentation)
Panelists will pose questions to the audience and present results using a digital polling tool
(10 minutes) Closure and Commitments
Moderator will lead the attendees through an interactive activity to synthesize their learning and commit to next steps in their digital citizenship practice
Copeland-Whyte, Nyree. (2019). Digital Citizenship: Focusing on the what, why, and how. The Learning Accelerator. https://learningaccelerator.org/blog/digital-citizenship-focusing-on-the-what-why-and-how
McGuire, Brooke. (2019). Digital Citizenship: What it Means, How to Teach It, and the Resources You Need. American College of Education. https://www.ace.edu/blog/post/2019/01/08/digital-citizenship-what-it-means-how-to-teach-it-and-the-resources-you-need
Meyer, Leila. (2016). Report: Digital Citizenship Should be a Key Component of Classroom Technology Initiatives. THE Journal. https://thejournal.com/articles/2016/04/05/report-digital-citizenship-should-be-a-key-component-of-classroom-technology-initiatives.aspx