In today’s technology driven world, students are faced with issues our parents and grandparents never had to think about. Challenges like: social media, cybercrime, cyberbulling, and more.
Because of these challenges, it is important that teachers, school leaders, and parents focus on teaching children how to be upstanding citizens in a digital age.
Check out the resources below to educate yourself, and your students, on digital citizenship.
Digital Citizenship Resources
Be sure to check out The ISTE Standards For Students, a helpful guide on thoughtfully integrating ed tech.
The Lester B Pearson School Board has a wonderful site dedicated to Digital Citizenship. On their resource page, you’ll find digital awareness articles surrounding: information literacy, communication, safety & health, and awareness.
We love how the Keyboarding Without Tears K-5 program teaches digital citizenship along side pre-keyboarding, keyboarding, and general computer readiness skills.
Other Useful Articles:
- The Digital Citizenship page on 21 Things 4 Teachers
- Common Sense Media’s Digital Citizenship Resources
- Cyberwise.org’s Resources for Parents and Educators