Teaching Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students, children, and technology users should know to use technology appropriately. Digital citizenship are the norms of appropriate, responsible technology use. NetSmartz workshops, a program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), has released a new online educator program called Teaching Digital Citizenship. This self-paced, online professional development course guide educators through the risks children face online, key lessons to teach, and which NetSmartz resources can be used to best teach digital citizenship at any grade. The training takes about 1-hour and covers the issues of Digital literacy & Ethics, Inappropriate Content, Online Sexual Solicitation, Online Privacy, Sexting and Cyberbullying. Click HERE for more information about this course and how to register. We would like to know what are you doing at your organization to help students, children, and technology users learn how to use technology safely and appropriately?

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