Citizenship

Digital Citizenship Alert: Do NOT Click Between the Parentheses

I was on Facebook today and saw multiple people sharing “Touch the sentence inside the parentheses.” If that statement doesnt send blood cuddling chills down your spine this blog post is for you. All the time I sit down at someone computer to help them with something only to realize they have installed something that …

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15 Digital Citizenship Resources for K-12

Within the latest edition of The Practical Ed Tech Handbook I included a section about digital citizenship. In that section I highlighted fifteen resources for teaching digital citizenship lessons to students of all ages. A few of the highlights from that section are the new digital citizenship curriculum develop by Common Sense, a collection of …

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Humanoid Robot ‘Sophia’ Granted Citizenship in Saudi Arabia, Has More Rights Than Nation’s Women

In an unprecedented move, Saudi Arabia announced that it has granted citizenship to a humanoid robot. However, the groundbreaking decision also reaped criticism and raised concerns about the increasing presence of AI in our lives. The humanoid in question is Sophia, a robot developed by Hanson Robotics, a Hong Kong-based corporation. Her new status as …

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