In the ISTE Certified Educator course, we see a lot of people reading privacy policies for the first time. Almost immediately they want to share this experience with their colleagues and students. The question that quickly emerges is “how do I frame this activity through the positive / empowering lens of digital citizenship” instead of filling my audience with fear and dread?
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The Student Data Privacy Consortium (SDPC) “is a unique collaborative of schools, districts, regional, territories and state agencies, policymakers, trade organizations and marketplace providers addressing real-world, adaptable, and implementable solutions to growing data privacy concerns. The Consortium also leverages work done by numerous partner organizations but focuses on issues being faced by ‘on-the-ground’ practitioners.” (Description from their website.)
ISTE Educator Standards:
Citizen 3d. Model and promote management of personal data and digital identity and protect student data privacy.
Category of ISTE’s new approach to digital citizenship: Digital Self