Computer Chitchat, by Mrs. Nasto

Digital Citizens in Today's World
Are you an informed knowledgeable Digital Citizen?
Is Digital Citizenship important in today's world?
"You are your own best teacher!" Jimmy Buffett

BrainPOP

Engineering & Technology
Digital Citizenship
Social Networking

7th Grade Lesson Page

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  Digital Citizenship is the norms of appropriate, responsible technology use that keeps you/others safe and secure. Digital Citizens are respectful to themselves and others when using technology. Digital Citizens are educated about appropriate responsible technology use.

Digital Citizens practice protective, safe and secure  technology use. 

TASK: Select a topic to research and study to advance your knowledge of Digital Citizenship.
           Here are just a few current Digital Citizenship topics. You can create your own topic.

+ Netiquette + Safety Tips +User Tips     Inspiring Video

Resources

Cyberbullying Being Smart in the Digital Social Media Nine Elements of Digital Citizens
What is Plagiarism?

A Plagiarism Guide for Students
with Video

Guide to Preventing Plagiarism

Networkers Snapchat Etiquette Internet Safety
Mr. Young's
Internet Safety & Netiquette
by Mrs.Nasto
Safe Searching Tumblr Etiquette

BrainPOP

Engineering & Technology
Digital Citizenship
Social Networking

Music & Copyrights Digital Footprints Yik Yak Etiquette
Acceptable Use Policy BCS Great Sites Instagram Etiquette
Copyright on the Web  Advanced Social Networkers Facebook Etiquette

Web Topics
Mr. Young's

Respecting Copyrights & the Web Easy File Sharing Pinterest Etiquette  
Search Engines & Booleans
(Include Fast Searching Tips)
Mobiles Twitter Etiquette  
Copyright Video Web Competitions Edmodo  
Homework Helper Sites
School Skills
Games Gaming

 Chatting

 

Tasks:

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Create Document, Slideshow, Movie or Publication to share and communicate information on Digital Citizen Topics.

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Select a Theme on Digital Citizenship in our world to study and research.

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Research Safety tips, User Tips, proper Netiquette and appropriate use for Good Character and success in life.
(Not Common Knowledge)

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Find 3 quality resources to start your research. Please evaluate resources before using them. (No Wiki sites)

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Students must properly cite their sources using Easybib.com and State why you selected each resource/web site.

Easybib.com Generate Citations

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Write in your own words (paraphrase & give credit), use Quotation marks if you copy statistics, phrases or a sentence completely.

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Two paragraphs or more, 5 Researched Facts, 5 sentences or more per paragraph.

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Add a graphic and Format the text (double space, Drop Case, Font)

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We will Share information on your topic with class by creating an Avatar using Voki.com next.  

Word/Document Check List

Check List PowerPoint        PowerPoint Tips Do's Do Not's

Check List Publisher

Citing Work is giving credit to your resources where you found answers  and information.:

Students must identify all resources used for information and graphics  this is called citing your resources, and it is part of the process of respecting copyrights. Simply list all Internet/Media resources, Books, and magazines  used for research in all projects, class work, or school work. Students can label the resources.

Work Cited  or Resources
Students list all Internets sites referencing information or  graphics in the following format:

Page title or Web Site Page Title.  URL or Web Address.  Date. (Date is the Date Found on Internet)

Note everything is divided by a period.
Date is simply the date you accessed information on the Internet. 
If author of the page can be located students may add the author and list information available such as:

Author. Page title. URL. Date.

These three items are always available:

Page title. URL. Date.

Easybib.com Generate Citations  Formats Resources for You.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Updated 01/16/18

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