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December 9 Webinar: Digital Citizenship in Maine Schools

Students are spending about seven and a half hours every day with technology according to an article in the New York Times titled How Much Time Do You Spend Consuming Media Everyday? by Katherine Schulten. Students are connecting, creating and collaborating through this media. Much of their days are spent talking or texting on cell phones, computer surfing, doing homework, blogging, social networking, gaming or watching television.

This brings both tremendous opportunities and great challenges to this generation of school kids.

We only have to look at the newspaper headlines about the dangers of sexting, cyberbullying and leaving a damaging digital footprints to understand that students need guidance to make safe, respectful and responsible choices.

Teaching Digital Citizenship is critical to youth development, improved student achievement and ensuring continued access to the advantages that their digital environment provides.

MLTI is partnering with Common Sense Media to provide a digital citizenship curriculum in Maine schools. Schools all over Maine are helping students to become good digital citizens by implementing lessons in their schools.

Learn about this curriculum and how schools are finding ways to educate students to become safe, smart and ethical digital citizens. Every school is unique. Learn how leaders in Maine schools have have championed this curriculum. Find out how it can work in your school.

Please pre-register online by clicking on the webcast tab above.  For questions about the webinar, please contact Teri Caouette at teri.caouette@mlti.org


  1. December 9th, 2010 at 09:53 | #1

    Please register me for 7:15.

    • Juanita
      December 9th, 2010 at 13:04 | #2

      Marcia – to register, please click on the Webcasts tab at the top of the page. Select the time of the webinar you want to participate in and it will direct you to registration. Thank you
      Juanita

  2. Michele Cushman
    December 9th, 2010 at 10:12 | #3

    I am interested in the 7:15 webinar today, December 9th.

    I am also interested in singing up for the webinar on the 15th of December as well.

    • Juanita
      December 9th, 2010 at 13:05 | #4

      Please visit the Webcasts tab at the top of the page and select the time of the webinar you are interested in participating in. It will direct you to the registration.
      Thank you
      Juanita

  3. Charlotte Brown
    December 9th, 2010 at 14:53 | #5

    The webcast tab just brings us back to this page

  4. Charlotte Brown
    December 9th, 2010 at 14:56 | #6

    aah, you have to click on the time on the bottom of the page.

  5. Lori Stevens
    December 9th, 2010 at 15:29 | #7

    I will try to attend at 3:00.

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