Around the World During SkypeAThon 2016

By | 2018-01-12T14:09:32+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|news, SkypeAThon|

As @CurranCentral said during his TEDxYouth talk last April, “If you want us to learn about the world, we need to learn with the world.”
img_1625This week, we put those words into action as we participated in the SkypeAThon 2016. The Digital Citizenship Institute and DigCitKids connected with five classrooms in Scotland, a classroom in Ontario, two classrooms in Pennsylvania, a classroom in Texas and we also made one Skype call to Kenya. As a mother/son digital citizenship team, we traveled approximately 25,681 miles over the 48 hour event contributing to the total of almost 10 million miles of global learning that happened around the world. (more…)

What can a 4th grader teach us about Digital Citizenship? | #StuVoice #DigCit @mbfxc

By | 2018-01-12T14:09:32+00:00 November 26th, 2016|news|

Are you sure you know the best ways to help your students learn online? In todays podcast, we discuss best practices and strategies for you to bring Digital Citizenship into your learning environment. | TechEducator Podcast Episode #129

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On this episode of the TechEducator Podcast we tackle the topic of Digital Citizenship. #DigCit is the teaching (more…)

Digital Training InstituteJSB Talks DigitalDigital Citizenship: how to protect young minds online | JSB Talks Digital Episode 14 Digital Citizenship: how to protect young minds online | JSB Talks Digital Episode 14

By | 2018-01-12T14:09:32+00:00 November 26th, 2016|news|

Digital Citizenship: how to protect young minds online | JSB Talks Digital Episode 141

By Joanne Sweeney-Burke 16th September 2016 JSB Talks Digital Leave a comment

Young Minds Online

Lesson from today’s show: we all have a responsibility to be good digital citizens

JSB Talks Digital is a weekly podcast show hosted by social media author, strategist, consultant, speaker and trainer Joanne Sweeney-Burke. Each Friday Joanne shares her digital marketing and social media insights from her work as CEO of Digital Training Institute.


Social media and students: Engage, empower, explore

By | 2018-01-12T14:09:32+00:00 November 26th, 2016|news|

Posted on September 20, 2016

engageIt is no longer uncommon or special for school administrators and teachers to use social media to share the great things their students are doing in classrooms, on sports fields, on stage, or out in the community. They use Facebook to reach parents, Snapchat to reach students, and Instagram and Twitter to bridge the generations. We educators need to remember to consistently and positively talk with and model for our students when it comes to social media. Think about it as an ongoing 3-part cycle. I like to call it the E3 Cycle.


A digital adventure with a curious 10-year-old

By | 2018-01-12T14:09:32+00:00 November 26th, 2016|news|

By Aubrey Lee

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At EPIK Deliberate Digital, we look for opportunities to spotlight people who are deliberately involving youth in creating a culture that fosters positive digital citizenship. We were thrilled to interview Marialice B.F.X. Curran, Ph.D., founder and CEO of Digital Citizenship Institute, about her son, Curran, and about a new organization called DigCitKids. Watch for a guest post from Curran, coming soon!