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In this lesson, you will learn about the 9 elements of digital citizenship. Specifically, the Digital Security
element of digital citizenship, why Digital Security matters, and what Digital Security looks like.

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Notes on "Digital Security"

(00:00-00:38) Intro

(00:39-01:01) Objectives

(01:02-03:29) Digital Citizenship Overview

(03:30-04:19) What is Digital Security?

(04:20-05:26) Why is Digital Security Important to Know?

(05:27-06:38) What Should You Teach Your Students about Digital Security?

(06:37-07:04) Review

(07:05-07:55) Reflection


Additional Resources

Digital Security for Teens

Digiteen Wiki from Flat Classroom Project - this site is created by students who were involved in a virtual collaboration project, the Flat Classroom Project. The wiki outlines what teens need to know about digital security in teen friendly language. Using this site with your students will help you build an entry level understanding of digital security. You may consider having students explore Flat World Project opportunities as an additional application of this resource

Protecting Students and Families in the Digital Age 

US Fact Sheet on Protecting Students and Families in the digital age - this fact sheet offers teachers a quick snapshot of the laws protecting the rights of the students in their classrooms. This factsheet can be a useful tool in developing classroom and district policies around digital access and digital citizenship as well as data collection.

Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship

Digiciti - This wiki was designed to teach students the nine elements of digital citizenship. To find lesson plans and resources linked to digital citizenship and seurity, use the naviagtor at the upper right hand side of the page. Clicking on the navigator will bring you to step by step lesson plans with embedded resources.