“Digital citizenship can be defined as the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use.”  by Mike Ribble

Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps educators and parents to understand what student users should know to use technology appropriately. There are 9 elements of digital citizenship such as digital rights & responsibilities, digital law and digital etiquette. With more devices and blended learning, teaching Digital Citizenship in the classroom is apart of the hidden curriculum that should be infused with the schools/classrooms current Character Education program.

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Other Blogs and Resources on Digital Citizenship:

1. Curriculum: Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship

2. Know the Net Site

3. Digital Citizenship: There is more to teaching than three R’s

4. Common Sense Media

5. FBI Cyber Surfing

6. Live Binder of Digital Citizenship Resources

7. Educational Origami – 21st Century Pedagogy

8. Digital Passport

9. Copyright Website

10. Plagiarism.org

11. Internet Saftey

12. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning Digital Citizenship Posts

13. 20 Basic Rules For Digital Citizenship

14. 5 More Places To Help You Find Quality Creative Commons Images

15. Digital Citizenship in Schools

16. 10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship

17. Digital Citizenship Comic

18. Brain Pop: Digital Citizenship (Free)

19. Teachers Channel – Super Digital Citizen

20. Ideas for Digital Citizenship PBL Projects

I would love to know how you teach digital citizenship. Please share in the comments.

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Comments on: "20 Digital Citizenship Resources" (6)

  1. Jill, Thank you so much for this list of awesome digcit resources! I’ve been planning a school-wide digital citizenship day for our 9th-12th grade students for a little while now (taking place at the end of Feb). We’re starting out with an all school assembly and then proceeding through the day with our normal schedules. Each subject area is responsible for teaching a lesson about a particular digital citizenship topic. I’m definitely going to check out some of these resources to provide our teachers! If you want to read more about the planning of our digcit day, you can check out my blog: http://talktechwithme.wordpress.com/category/digital-citizenship/.
    Thanks again for this post!

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