Collaboration

The 3rd Annual Digital Citizenship Summit to be held on Nov. 2 & 3

The 3rd Annual Digital Citizenship Summit seeks to expand the conversation around kids and technology Provo, UT, October 19, 2017: On November 2-3, 2017 EPIK Deliberate Digital will host the third annual Digital Citizenship Summit (DigCitSummit2017.com) in Provo, Utah at the Utah Valley Convention Center. This internationally-reaching summit will also have a decisively local energy,…

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!  We at DigCitUtah are excited to welcome the new year! 2016 was filled with opportunities to connect, learn, and expand our collaborative efforts. We have been overwhelmed (in a good way!) with the number of individuals and organizations who truly care about our youth and their lives online.  The growing positive Digital Citizenship (DigCit)…

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DigCit Events Coming Up

Some events coming up – we just want to keep our readers in the loop! HACKATHON There is a hackathon this September! Details will be forthcoming. DIGITAL INCLUSION UNCONFERENCE The Digital Inclusion Unconference will be happening soon! This is hosted by SLC and Google Fiber! An unconference is a new way to gather people and…

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Pieces of the #EdTech (or #TechEd) puzzle

We recently signed up to be part of the ISTE community, and as part of our membership, we receive entrsekt, a journal about “Where learning, technology and community meet.” In the January 2016 issue of entrsekt, the whole is greater than the sum of its parts; the combination of article topics shows how leveraging the…

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FREE Utah County Hackathon December 12

  One of the ways kids can be digital citizens is to have specific training and skills in digital tools and processes. Hackathons provide a good opportunity for kids to be exposed to some of the digital skill sets of the 21st century. EPIK is helping the Utah County 4-H STEM Hackathon, which will be…

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"All hands on deck"!

Exciting things are happening in Utah around the issue of digital citizenship. A collaborative effort on HB213 (a 2015 bill sponsored by Representative Keven Stratton) folded digital citizenship into the language of the law that outlines responsibilities of school community councils. (Councils consist of parents, the principal, and school employees who make proposals for academic…

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