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#NYCSchoolsTechChat: #DigCit #MediaLiteracy - Thursday at 7pm EST

#NYCSchoolsTechChat: #DigCit #MediaLiteracy - Thursday at 7pm EST

How will you prepare your students to be media literate and responsible digital citizens?

What do you have planned for the upcoming recognition dates?
Citizenship Week - October 15 - 19
National Bullying Prevention Month - October
Media Literacy Week - November 5 - 9, 2018

Join us Thursday as we discuss these and other topics about #digcit and #MediaLiteracy

You can prepare for the conversation by thinking about answers to these questions:

  • Q1 Why do students need to learn media literacy and digital citizenship? What is the risk if this isn’t learned?
  • Q2 How do you partner with families to ensure students are media literate and digitally responsible citizens?
  • Q3 If you had to pick one component of media literacy or digital citizenship that you find most important what would it be and why?
  • Q4 What resources do you use and how do you decide what makes a “quality” resource?
  • Q5 What is ONE THING other teachers and/or parents should know about media literacy or digital citizenship?
  • Q6 How do you recognize the different calendar events such as
  • Digital Citizenship Week, National Bullying Prevention Month, Media Literacy Week 

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Chat details are below:
Date: Thursday, October 4th
Time: 7:00 pm
Topic: #DigCit #MediaLiteracy
Your Host: @eileen_lennon (@NYCSchools)
Co-Host: @InnovativeEdu (@NYCSchools)

Remember to respond using the hashtag #NYCSchoolsTechChat and include the number of the question you are answering in your response i.e. A1 and your answer.

Lisa Nielsen (@InnovativeEdu) has worked as a public-school educator and administrator since 1997. She is a prolific writer best known for her award-winning blog, The Innovative Educator. Nielsen is the author of several books and her writing has been featured in media outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Tech&Learning, and T.H.E. Journal.