Digital Citizenship… Can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regards to technology use.
Why is this an important discussion? Character matters in our actual AND our virtual lives. Students are using the technology, but do they realize the impact their virtual lives may have on their actual lives?
A great resource… Published in 2007 2nd edition released on Oct. 10, 2011 Authors Gerald Bailey & Mike Ribble List 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship Check out the website
What does it mean to be a digital citizen?9 Elements of a Digital Citizen 1. Digital Access 2. Digital Commerce 3. Digital Communication 4. Digital Literacy 5. Digital Etiquette 6. Digital Law 7. Digital Rights & Responsibilities 8. Digital Health & Wellness 9. Digital Security
Our students are digital citizens… Common Sense Media Video Important points to discuss with our students. When does sharing become over sharing? How do you stay true to yourself online? How do you treat others online? How do you use other people’s work online?
Our Digital Footprint We all leave a digital footprint. Our students’ lives will be documented by their digital footprint when they go to get a job 5-15 years from now. What will their footprint say? Digital Footprint video
“With great power comes great responsibility” -Spiderman
Additional Resources Website for everyone – Common Sense Media Website for teachers - Digizen Blog post – “Discover what your digital footprint says about you”
Sources "Digital Life High School Parent/ Teacher IntroVideo.“ Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music. Web. 20 Sept. 2011. Digizen- Home. Childnet International, 2005-2011. Web. 20 Sept. 2011. “Privacy Student Intro Video.“ Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music. Web. 20 Sept. 2011. Ribble, Mike, and Gerald D. Bailey. Digital Citizenship in Schools. Eugene, Or.: International Society for Technology in Education, 2007. Print.