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Professional Learning

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What you are going to learn in this module:
 

  1. Understand the importance of responsible online behavior and how a Digital Footprint can impact current and future choices student make.
  2. Identify and reflect on modeling qualities of digital citizenship for navigating and participating in an inter-connected and networked world.
  3. Identify and reflect on how the use of digital devices and online activities can impact teaching and learning in your classroom.
  4. Understand the importance of being an informed educator and leader that models and promotes Digital Citizenship.
  5. Address educator and student technology standards in your own lessons and setting.
  6. Apply your learning in your professional practice through implementation, modeling and sharing with others.

Note: This unit should be able to be completed in 10 hours.

***We highly recommend the creation and use of a Learning and Reflection document such as this one we have provided.

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Addressing the ISTE Standards For Educators


Learner
1a. Set professional learning goals to explore and apply pedagogical approaches made possible by technology and reflect on their effectiveness.
1c. Stay current with research that supports improved student learning outcomes, including findings from the learning sciences.

Leader
2b. Advocate for equitable access to educational technology, digital content and learning opportunities to meet the diverse needs of all students.
2c. Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, 
evaluation, curation and adoption of 
new digital resources and tools for learning.

Citizen
3a. Create experiences for learners to make positive, socially responsible contributions and exhibit empathetic behavior online that build relationships and community.
3b. Establish a learning culture that promotes curiosity and critical examination of online resources and fosters digital literacy and media fluency.
3c. Mentor students in safe, legal and ethical practices with digital tools and the protection of intellectual rights and property.
3d. Model and promote management of personal data and digital identity and protect student data privacy.