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    Amy Wilson
    Senior Manager, Education Marketing, Common Sense Media
    We are thrilled to announce the release of our entire Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum as a set of eight interactive, multimedia iBooks Textbooks, available for free in the iBooks Store... read more
  • Digital Citizenship, In the Classroom, Common Sense Resources
    Jay Sonnenburg
    Digital Learning Coordinator for Katy ISD in Katy, TX
    I am a digital learning coordinator in the Katy (Texas) Independent School District, and we have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy in place. With personal mobile devices, students have an ... read more
  • Digital Literacy, Digital Citizenship
    Amy Wilson
    Senior Manager, Education Marketing, Common Sense Media
    The Writer's Almanic, produced by American Public Media and hosted by Garrison Keillor, today reminds us that it was on this day in 1710 that the first law regulating copyright was established in... read more
  • Kelly Mendoza
    Senior Manager, Professional Development
    Imagine … a school district that is teaching Digital Literacy and Citizenship lessons to 28,000 K-12 students, with 1,800 trained teachers. Is it possible? Last week, I hosted an inspiring webinar... read more
  • Common Sense News
    Audrey Stokes
    Education Marketing & Community Manager
    Last week Common Sense Media honored the very best in kids' digital media at our 2nd Annual ON for Learning Awards at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco. The evening brought together current... read more

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Greg Whiteman
Director of Technology Integration at Kent School District
As the Director of Technology Integration for the Kent School District in Kent, Wash., I am responsible for ensuring that technology plays a meaningful role in supporting, extending, and... read more
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Crista Sumanik
Director of Communications – Education
Today is the first day of the Los Angeles Unified School District's inaugural Digital Citizenship Week. Starting today and running through Friday, March 21, all 650,000 students in K-12 classrooms... read more
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Audrey Stokes
Education Marketing & Community Manager
Are you looking for creative ways to introduce Digital Citizenship in your K-5 classroom? How about a fun way to motivate your students to pause and think when they are online? Get inspired and... read more
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Amy Wilson
Senior Manager, Education Marketing, Common Sense Media
As you may know, in September, Common Sense Media launched the Certified Schools and Educators program to recognize the extraordinary achievements of schools and educators teaching digital... read more
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Harrison Stark
Honors Policy Associate
In Washington, DC, on Monday, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan headlined a summit hosted by Common Sense Media and The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands on protecting student data in schools... read more
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Kelly Mendoza
Senior Manager, Professional Development
“With great power comes great responsibility!" This popular Spider-Man quote can be used as a mantra when teaching digital citizenship, and comics and digital storytelling are a great vehicle to... read more
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Audrey Stokes
Education Marketing & Community Manager
Yesterday, the New York Times featured an article about new California state legislation that would create privacy and security protection of personal information of students in elementary through... read more
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TiffanyShlain
Mother, filmmaker, writer, and founder of the Webby Awards.
As a student of life and a parent of two, I find it empowering to learn about the scientific research that supports beliefs I’ve always held intuitively. One such belief is that if I celebrate my... read more
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