5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship. "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues.
Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen.
It's an overwhelming array of skills to be taught and topics to explore. 9 Elements of Digital Citizenshi. InCtrl - Lesson: Digital Citizenship. What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship. The greatest software invented for human safety is the human brain.
It's time that we start using those brains. We must mix head knowledge with action. In my classroom, I use two essential approaches in the digital citizenship curriculum that I teach: proactive knowledge and experiential knowledge. Proactive Knowledge. Technology Unit: Digital Citizenship - BrainPOP. Online safety for the home & SMEs. Digital Citizenship.