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Digital Citizenship

Living in a technology-driven world, it is our job as educators and role models to nurture a collaborative culture to encourage current and responsible digital activity.
A Collection By Kelly Flynn
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  • 8 Collection Items
  • Discussion
Digital Citizenship
  • Digital Footprint

    Website
    21things4students.net
    21things4students.net
    Kelly Flynn says:
    Students need to be aware of their digital footprint as each and every time they sign on to the Internet via desktop, laptop, cell phone, or Ipad, they create and leave a digital trail. Through a video and series of quests, students learn about their digital footprint and the impact it can have on their lives at school and at home.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum is a comprehensive guide offered through their website. Take time in pursuing this site as the resources and tools are plentiful. Schools can easily build a healthy digital culture where students cultivate skills around critical thinking, ethical decisions, and collaboration. Plus your school can get recognized for their commitment to common sense technology.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    This is a great anchor chart to post in an elementary classroom or to copy and place as a reference for each student to refer to when using technology at school or at home.
  • digitalcitizenship.net
    digitalcitizenship.net

    Nine Elements

    6 minute read
    Kelly Flynn says:
    Guided by principles to respect, educate, and broaden, this link describes nine elements related to digital citizenship. With technology all around us, this resource is useful for teachers and parents in leading discussions with children on critical issues in the digital age.
  • Kelly Flynn says:
    Through this video and lesson, students learn what it means to be responsible, respectful, and safe in communities offline and online. During part of the lesson, students create digital superheroes who exemplify ideal characteristics and can solve digital dilemmas responsibly.
  • Digizen

    Webtool
    digizen.org
    digizen.org
    Kelly Flynn says:
    The Digizen website is a valuable tool for teachers, parents, and children. The videos and resources available at this site are designed to increase knowledge and understanding of the concept of digital citizenship while also encouraging responsible online use. Detailed advice is offered on technology topics such as social networking and cyber-bullying.
  • allthingsd.com
    allthingsd.com

    Why Digital Citizenship Must Be Taught in Schools

    5 minute read
    Kelly Flynn says:
    In properly preparing kids to navigate safely and productively online, schools play a large role in this responsibility as children spend a great part of their day at school. Read this article to fully understand the urgency of students needing detailed guidance in communicating and working online.
  • Think U Know

    Webtool
    thinkuknow.co.uk
    thinkuknow.co.uk
    Kelly Flynn says:
    Use this website to discover the most recent information on internet venues you spend time on. This site will help you determine the quality and authenticity of the sites you visit as well as how to handle inappropriate or unreliable information. There are resources to incorporate in the classroom and tools for families to employ at home. Through the support of CEOP and NCA (National Crime Agency), anyone can report chatting that makes them feel uneasy.