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Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

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Author: Kyle Pace

View some multimedia resources about digital citizenship. How essential is this skill to be folded into everyday learning? When should students be taught digital citizenship?

Head to the Q&A tab and start some discussion after viewing the resources.

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I thought I'd try out Sophia by putting together some digital citizenship resources for teachers. Hope you find them beneficial.

Raising Digital Kids - The Digital Footprint

Get those kids thinking about their digital footprint ASAP!

The Importance of Digital Citizenship in Social Media

Give this article a read about empowering students to make good choices when using social media.


The Digital Copyright Slider

Wondering if that material is protected by copyright? Check out this interactive tool to help you find out.


Common Sense Media

A great, free, digital citizenship curriculum for grades K-5 and grades 6-8.


Over the Line?

Check out these real life stories and even share your own if you wish. Decide whether they are innocent or inappropriate.


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    Taylor Pettis over 2 years ago

    This is a great lesson!

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    Kyle Pace over 3 years ago

    What are the most necessary digital skills students need to understand and apply to their learning?

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    Kyle Pace over 3 years ago

    How early should school implement a digital citizenship curriculum?

      Kyle Pace answered over 3 years ago

      I would agree Don. I think it should be ongoing and seamlessly integrated throughout our students' education.

      Don Smithmier
      Don Smithmier answered over 3 years ago

      Great question. My completely unscientific response is based on observing my own children. By 2nd grade, my oldest daughters had regularly started to use computers for (and in) school. I think that's in no way too early. The key is to think of it exactly as you described--an ongoing curriculum vs. a point-in-time event.

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