Digital Citizenship is a relatively new yet hot topic in the world of education today. Vast amounts of time and effort are spent educating students in the area of #DigCit, and rightfully so. Learning to navigate this quickly changing landscape is tricky even for the best digital native, yet it all comes down to one thing. And it has nothing to do with technology. Do we still need to teach Digital Citizenship? Absolutely! But this one skill makes all the difference…COMMUNICATION!
Robbie Grimes believes that to be successful, learners must have the knowledge to use and the ability to choose the most relevant resources when it comes to learning. And high quality professional development and training is key to that success. A champion for all things EdTech, Robbie has spent the past 20 years as a classroom teacher and integration specialist, and is currently the eLearning Specialist for MSD Wayne Twp Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana. As co-owner of the educational technology consulting team, EdTechZone, he has helped numerous schools navigate their way toward transforming their classrooms into 21st Century learning environments. Robbie is also co-owner of Standard For Success, an online teacher evaluation and management tool. He holds a Master of Science in Educational Technology and is Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Certified and a Google For Education Certified Trainer.