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Digital Commerce: An Essential Skill for Students

One of the “9 Elements of Digital Citizenship” is Digital Commerce, which is often overlooked in lieu of topics like Digital Footprint, Digital Literacy, and Staying Safe Online. As an educator, I feel Digital Commerce is an extremely important topic as more and more of our daily transactions occur online. Additionally, students are likely to be involved in an online business at some point in their future. These resources will help you bring Digital Commerce to your students.
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Digital Commerce: An Essential Skill for Students
  • John Cork says:
    Check out this Prezi presentation created by a teacher to learn more about teaching digital commerce to children. First, you'll learn about the tools individuals can use to take part in Digital Commerce. Also, inform yourself as to why it’s important to teach Digital Commerce. Finally, check out the detailed explanation of 3 activities you can use in your own classroom to teach Digital Commerce.
  • A Wiki: Digital Commerce

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    digiteen.wikispaces.com
    digiteen.wikispaces.com
    John Cork says:
    I always enjoy teacher created resources and this Wiki is no expectation! Be sure and check out this Wikispaces site created by a teacher with the goal of informing teens about Digital Commerce. Here you’ll find the following topics: Description, Background, Social & Ethical Aspects, and Guidelines for Teenagers. This Wiki will help you become a Digital Citizenship educator and you'll be on your way to teaching your students to practice safe and ethical Digital Commerce.
  • John Cork says:
    Have you or your students bought something physical or electronic on the Internet? If the answer is yes. Guess what?…you’ve engaged in Digital Commerce. Get the class discussion started about Digital Commerc. This video succinctly explains what Digital Commerce is. From here you can begin to explore examples of inappropriate and appropriate Digital Commerce when shopping online.
  • John Cork says:
    This 4-minute video focuses on everything you need to know about teaching Digital Commerce. The narrator starts out with a Digital Citizenship overview before speaking about how Digital Commerce has influenced his life. The video lesson proceeds with a well-thought out definition before moving on to what students need to know about Digital Commerce. Also, I found the teaching segment toward the end of the video extremely helpful.
  • John Cork says:
    At first glance this website appears to be very simple however it is chock full of interesting information. It features a student survey with over 7000 responses to the question, “Have you ever purchased a product via the Internet?” I won’t tell you the outcome…check it out yourself! Additionally, the web-page elaborates on essential questions, issues, and resources associated with Digital Commerce.
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