Teaching Digital Citizenship

Reposted from Colorado Virtual Library


Digital Citizenship is character education in a networked world

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Responsible digital citizenship includes the ability to use the Internet safely. Knowledge and awareness are the building blocks of this new responsibility and a source of self-protection for young people who explore the world online.

This includes appropriate online behavior, interacting with other individuals on social networking websites and in chat rooms, and cyberbullying awareness and response.

Peruse the links below to view high-quality resources to assist in educating students about internet safety, social media netiquette, and cyberbullying. Games, videos, and simulations are used to guide students to become responsible digital citizens.

By Christine Schein, Digital Literacy Instructional Specialist at Colorado Department of Education

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