Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship as described by this article from Teach Thought is the “the self-monitored habits that sustain and improve the digital communities you enjoy or depend on.”  It is important to address these digital citizenship topics before students leave elementary school.  There are 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship, and topics in five of those areas are applicable to students at this age.

  • Digital Footprint and Identity
  • Digital Literacy- News and Media Literacy
  • Digital Rights and Responsibilities – Copyright and Plagiarism

We recommend these resources for standards, guidelines and lessons:

Digital Footprint and Identity

News and Media Literacy

We will be using a simplified version of Kathy Schrock’s Website Evaluation form to evaluate websites.

Copyright and Plagiarism

Media Use and Wellbeing

Gaming Resources:

Other Resources:

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