We are going to work on a two part research project to learn about digital citizenship in a new and exciting way!
· Wiki editing and collaboration: March
· Wiki editing must be started by: March 21
· Action Phase March 25-April 30
· Student Summits April 16-May 3
· Action Projects Posted May 3
Before we begin, we need to learn/refresh a few basics:
Wikis in Plain English
RSS in Plain English
Social Bookmarking in Plain English
Social Networking in Plain English
Extra credit opportunity!
One student can create a Handshake for Polaris K-12 school and edit our school introduction page on the Wiki.
David: Privacy and Global Awareness
Alex: Copyright and Global Awareness
Max: Digital Citizenship/Teachers and Global Awareness
Ryan: Habits of Learning/virtual worlds and Global Awareness
Savannah: Copyright and Cultural Awareness
Ceara: Etiquette and Respect and Cultural Awareness
Ben: Habits of Learning/virtual worlds and Cultural Awareness
Ephraim: Digital Citizenship/Parents and Cultural Awareness
Chris: Habits of Learning/health and Individual Awareness
Tylona: Etiquette and Respect and Social Awareness
Marley: Habits of Learning/health and Social Awareness
Donavon: Habits of Learning/social media and Social Awareness
Zack: Literacy & Fluency and Social Awareness
Lauren: Digital Citizenship/Students and Social Awareness
Student Handshake (Pre-project) Due Tuesday, March 19th
Compose an introductory post.
You will be assigned to a mixed classroom team in which you will research current information on one of the five areas of awareness and four core competency areas.
Student Action Projects
Next, you will will work with face-to-face classmates to create, plan, and carry out digital citizenship action projects at Polaris. When this is completed, you will reflect on the Ning and create action wikis to document what you do at Polaris to inform students and teachers about a relavent digital literacy topic.
Post Project Reflections and Student Summits
At the end of the project, we will schedule and host a student summit to the project where you will present your project and your findings.