Digital Citizenship

Students are living in a powerful digital world that requires them to interact in non-traditional ways. These new interactions require new social expectations, safety precautions, and literacy.  There is a need to promote ethical, responsible, and safe interaction in a digital world.

9 Strands of Digital Citizenship education:

  1. Etiquette
  2. Communication
  3. Literacy
  4. Access
  5. Commerce
  6. Law
  7. Rights & Responsibility
  8. Health & Wellness
  9. Security
 In addition to what the students receive in school, below are some helpful resources and websites parents, students, and educators can utilize for furthering knowledge and understanding.
  • Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
  • Netsmartz411 is a helpful online resource for answering questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web.
  • Next, has a vision to see generations of the world’s children grow up safely using technology and the internet.
  • has a vast array of resources and materials available.

Be a Good Citizen: Tips for Teens and Parents