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District 211 Student Digital Democracy Committee Creates Action Plans for Future

Last year, several District 211 students from each high school served on a Digital Democracy Committee, which created a Student Declaration for Acceptable Use to generate awareness and develop expectations for best practices and behavior while using technology both in and outside of the classroom. The groups were back in action and met on Dec. 16 to discuss how the guidelines have worked in the schools since implementation at the beginning of the year, as well as create an action plan for the future. “We had a productive morning with student representatives from each school here to discuss and then generate solutions to the digital ...

District 211 Student Committee Preps to Introduce ‘Digital Democracy’ to Peers

Several District 211 students from each high school collaborated on a Digital Democracy Committee, a student-led group to discuss, create awareness, and develop expectations for best practices and behavior while using technology both in and outside of the classroom. Students in District 211 will introduce these guidelines in a presentation on Sept. 11. The group designed the follow declarative statements to encourage positive behaviors while using technology: Think before posting. Abide by classroom technology expectations. Use personal social apps and games outside of class time. Ask before you share pictures, take video or record ...

District 211 Students Create Behavior Expectations to Combat Cyberbullying for Upcoming School Year

Technology and social networking have changed the way students learn in the classroom. While the connectivity has increased productivity and collaboration, one challenging aspect is combating cyberbullying. Several District 211 students from each high school served on a Digital Democracy Committee, a student-led group to combat bullying on social networking websites and online. The groups met in February, March, and April to discuss, create awareness, and compile technology-related expectations for cyber behavior. The goal was to have a student-centered, District-wide committee of 10 to 15 students from each school to create plans around the ...