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1 Mike Ribble, Ed.D. District Director of Technology Manhattan-Ogden School District Manhattan, KS

2 Do we still feel the same about others and their cell phone use? Do we think about ours? Do we try to do too much at one time (multi- tasking)? Are we sharing more information than we should (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)? Where will be in another five years? Raising A Digital Child

3 Permission from Creative Commons

4 What is our focus? How do we get to the core issues? What are the most important skills? How will we teach? What is the responsibility of home, what is the focus of schools? Raising A Digital Child

5 It is often brought up by students (and other users) that if we have the ability we should be able to use resources? Does this hold true in other parts of our lives? Should our Digital Citizenship be any different than our country citizenship? Lets take a look at some ideas/issues. Raising A Digital Child

6 SIMILARITIESDIFFERENCES Both deal with one person taking attacking another psychologically. Students can deal with both through intervention. Both can continue after school as well. Technology can make people feel anonymous. Technology can involve a larger number of people. Regular bullying can have a physical aspect as well. Raising A Digital Child

7 DRINKINGTEXTING Alcohol Addiction Physical Issues Loss of Attention Can Lead to Accidents Laws Against Doing Technology Addiction Can Have Physical Issues Loss of Attention Can Lead to Accidents New Laws Being Passed Raising A Digital Child

8 CANDY BARDOWNLOADING SONGS Laws against shoplifting Causes loss of revenue store We typically teach our children/students it is not appropriate. Laws against downloading – but many opportunities. Can decrease revenue for companies. We dont always state to children/students that it is wrong. Raising A Digital Child

9 We need to look at the basic skills and begin building curriculum to reach them. Technology is a tool – how we use it will determine its use/misuse. The focus cannot be on applications/ technologies only. Look down the road. Raising A Digital Child

10 Knowledge Comprehension Application Analysis Synthesis Evaluation Remembering Understanding Applying Analyzing Evaluating Creating Raising A Digital Child


12 Step Back and Evaluate – Not Every Technologys Goal Was Education. (4-Stage Model). Come Up With a Plan from Top to Bottom. If we want students to have a skill when they reach a certain age how do we build. Follow Through – The worst thing is to start a plan and not complete it (better if no plan at all). Raising A Digital Child

13 Users on Facebook, as well as other social networking sites need to think about what they are showing the world. From 6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes by Erin Joyce (Investopedia), April 7, Inappropriate Pictures, Complaining about Current Job, Posting Conflicting Information to Your Resume, Statuses You Wouldnt Want Your Boss to See, Not Understanding the Security Settings, Losing by Association

14 Raising A Digital Child Texas Statute: Sec Improper Photography Or Visual Recording. (3) knowing the character and content of the photograph, recording, broadcast, or transmission, promotes a photograph, recording, broadcast, or transmission described by Subdivision (1) or (2). Sec (5) "Promote" means to manufacture, issue, sell, give, provide, lend, mail, deliver, transfer, transmit, publish, distribute, circulate, disseminate, present, exhibit, or advertise, or to offer or agree to do the same. (c) An offense under this section is a state jail felony.

15 … a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Those ages 8 to 18 spend more than seven and a half hours a day with such devices, compared with less than six and a half hours five years ago ( New York Times, Jan.20) …There needs to be a tidal shift in outlook by adults. The first stage of recovery is admission and acknowledgment. Now, the real work can begin. Engage, create, innovate and challenge kids with media. (Letter to the Editor) Raising A Digital Child

16 A MySpace Photo May Cost a Student a Teaching Certificate First It Was Song Downloads. Now Its Organic Chemistry.

17 PBS – Frontline -Roughly 50 percent of South Koreans play games regularly, and 75 percent of gamers prefer online games. -Questions of Internet Addiction Texting, Surfing, Studying? The literature looking at media and its impact on attentional skills is just in its infancy, said Renee Hobbs, a professor of mass media and communications at Temple University. Another expert, Dr. Dimitri Christakis, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington who is a leading researcher on children and the media, agreed. The pace of science has not kept up with technology,.



20 Face-to-Face Socializing Starts With a Mobile Post Twitter and Facebook ask users to answer the question: What are you doing right now? But for many urbanites in their 20s and 30s, two other questions are just as important: Where are you, and can I come join you?

21 ALL CAPS s lead to woman's firing OK, I can't actually make that text red due to the publishing system I'm on, but it would certainly be annoying, wouldn't it? And if you worked for New Zealand's ProCare Health, it could even get you fired.

22 Craigslist-Savvy Mom Turns Tables on Crook Berkeley woman avenges theft of handicapped daughter's computer By Janette Williams Updated 10:30 AM PST, Tue, Jan 12, 2010 January 24, 2010 Web Is Bringing Skaters Lives Uneasily Close to Fans Obsessions By JULIET MACUR

23 The Children of Cyberspace: Old Fogies by Their 20s By BRAD STONE They theorize that the ever- accelerating pace of technological change may be minting a series of mini- generation gaps, with each group of children uniquely influenced by the tech tools available in their formative stages of development. January 10, 2010 Failing Like a Buggy Whip Maker? Better Check Your Simile By RANDALL STROSS

24 Losing Out After Winning an Online Auction Theres a lot of ways to lose money with online auctions, said Sally Greenberg, executive director of the National Consumers League. With all the possible ways of losing money, its no wonder that online auction fraud was ranked as the 13 th biggest concern of consumers in the 2008 Consumer Sentinel, which is compiled by the Federal Trade Commission

25 Cell phones – do we allow in classroom (is it a requirement for school ?) Do we then have a separation of haves and have nots? Is it then Ok if they take a call, text their friends, check their Facebook. Raising A Digital Child

26 International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) identified Digital Citizenship for Teachers and Students.Teachers and Students PBS Frontline Digital NationDigital Nation sonline/ Organizations, blog sites, support systems – DigiParent.Ning.Com. (started with Digiteen) DigiParent.Ning.ComDigiteen San Elijo M.S. Digizen Raising A Digital Child

27 As a technological society it is our responsibility to provide all users the opportunity to work, interact, and use technology without the interference, destruction, or obstruction by the actions of inappropriate users. As digital citizens we pledge to help create a society of users that strive to use technology appropriately. We will work with others to identify the needs of technology users and provide opportunities to make them effective.


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