Definition Of Digital Citzenship

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Revising that might more clearly articulate the differences between physical and digital communities, so a decent definition of digital citizenship then might be “Self-monitored participation that reflects conscious interdependence with all (visible and less visible) community members”

CERT‘s insight:

Do you consider yourself a digital citizen all the time? Even when you are teaching or learning inside a classroom? Why is it that students and teachers are still expecting to be told what to learn and how to learn it? What does it really mean to be a digital citizen? …. 

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Stephen Fry Gives Advice To His 15-Year-Old Self. The Kid Should Listen.

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Wow, Stephen Fry has an incredible brain. And he generously shares his thoughts from it, including all the secrets of life he’s learned through watching American reality TV shows, Facebook, and “pretentious” conversations with his friends.   

CERT‘s insight:

….some insights into life’s perspectives from Stephen Fry – interesting to listen to, especially after the 12th minute as he describes his thoughts about education.

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‘What Works’ in the Messy Landscape of Teaching and Learning | Faculty Focus

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The title is borrowed from text in an excellent article that challenges our use of the “what works” phrase in relationship to teaching and learning. Biology professor Kimberly Tanner writes, “…

CERT‘s insight:

Teaching and Learning has no real pre-determined recipes. In the end, we do believe that the teacher has to be the one to take the initial decision that is related to the expectations she/he builds up towards learning. There is no real "what works…!" DO NOT EXPECT IT. And if anyone tells you what works best, then take it with a pinch of salt and remember that that particular issue might have worked with only one class in one particular context. Teaching is a complex activity. Let us all treat it with the respect and professionalism it deserves! 

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