Why? to bring classrooms as well as schools together from all around the world. The project's aim is mainly to bring attention to digital citizenship in education.
Aims you can by joining interact with other students and teachers from all around the world by; discussion boards, videos, comments and blogs. There you can discuss issues, share videos and experiences through out the project.
Digital citizenship ? Having the knowledge needed in order to act responsibly and appropriately while using technology. In order to become a digital citizen there certain elements that on should fallow.
Elements 1. Digital Access :- we might not know how much we are dependent on the digital aspect of our life. What digital access basically is the role that technology plays in our society.
Elements 3. Digital literacy :- the ability to use technology, and the knowledge to know when and how to use technology. Its being able to read and understand media, and use it appropriately.
Elements 4. Digital security :- a precautionary measure used to secure the safety and privacy of all technology users.
Elements 5. Digital Etiquette:- everyone has the right to express themselves, Digital etiquette is all about understanding peoples points of view and respecting them. Its about the code of behavior that technology users are expected to act.
Elements 6. Digital rights and responsibilities is all about understanding that as technology users we are all fortunate enough to poses certain privileges and freedoms, and understanding the expected behavior code in which we as technology users must go by.
Elements 7. digital laws:- like mentioned before everybody on the net has certain freedoms, basically digital law is all about the legal restrictions and limitation that people on the net or using technology should stick to. For example not downloading pirated movies or songs.
Elements 8. digital health and welfare:- mainly this element focuses on the emotional and physical state of those using technology, this element priorities are maintaining those states. Examples of unhealthy use of technology:- texting while driving, cyber-bulling, repetitive strain injury.
Elements 9. Digital commerce:- this element is basically the electronic selling and buying of goods. It’s the way people make money on the internet, examples of these sites include; ebay.com, amazon.com and many more.