Digital Citizenship Week Resources for All Grade Levels

A digital citizen is “a person who develops the skills and knowledge to effectively use the internet and other digital technology, especially to participate responsibly in social and civic activities.” Digital Citizenship Week is celebrated annually during the third week of October and encourages reflection upon the use and interactions with technology. October is an excellent … read more »

Celebrating Social Media Day with Digital Citizenship

Observed annually on June 30, Social Media Day was created by Mashable in 2010 to celebrate the power of social media for connecting the globe. Today, social media is the hub of global communication. Social media platforms allow us to quickly and conveniently connect with friends and family, make new friends, pursue business opportunities, and … read more »

School Librarians and Digital Citizenship

Teaching Digital Citizenship…..whose responsibility is it? School librarians today take on many roles in the digital world. They are leading the way in the conversation around teaching digital citizenship in their schools and districts. From compiling resources for their students to teaching digital citizenship to promoting digital citizenship, school librarians are at the forefront. Digital … read more »

Digital Citizenship Week

Each year during the third week of October, schools set aside time to emphasize and teach the importance of good digital citizenship and methods to help students become responsible digital citizens. In addition to understanding appropriate online behavior, raising awareness of proper online behavior teaches students essential skills in critical thinking, leadership, and relevant social … read more »

Digital Citizenship Week 2019 #DigCitCommit

 Digital Citizenship Week 2019 starts today! Digital citizenship in 2019 is all about changing the narrative of digital citizenship from teaching students what they should not be doing online to teaching students what they should be doing online instead. What does that mean?  Today’s digital citizen is: Inclusive – Open to hearing and recognizing … read more »