Digital Citizenship Project

Hannah L. Period 5

Rule #1: Digital Etiquette

THINK Before You Post: Before you post something online think is it True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary, or Kind. If it's not, then don't post it.

Rule #2: Information Privacy

Personal Information Shouldn't Be Shared Freely: When you're on a website, and they start asking where you live, credit card number ext. you should never give any information. Tell a parent or guardian if they do pop up, and never open links they give you.

Rule #3: Social Networking

Don't Share Private Information Online: When your online, it would be the best to not share private information online. Also, never post something you wouldn't want your parents,teachers ext. to see online.

Rule #4: Online Saftey

Always Keep Your Identity Anonymous: You should always keep your identity anonymous online. Someone could be faking an identity, so always keep your anonymous.

Rule #5: Cyberbullying

Tell An Adult If Someone Post Something Hurtful About You Or Someone Else: If someone is being rude online, tell an adult, save a screenshot or the message, or you can print it to show the adult.

Rule #6: Plagiarism

Never Use Someone Else's Words As Your Own: If you use someone else's words as your own, you might get in serious trouble with the actual author of the phrase. You always have to paraphrase (write it in your own words) or put it in quotations.

Rule #7: Copyright

Get Permission From The Creator Of Something If It Has A Copy Right Symbol: If there is a photo, item ext. you must ask for permission to use the item, if you don't want to go to to court.

What is digital citizenship?

Digital citizenship is a group of rules you have to/should follow on websites, or even the internet. These rules make sure you are being nice to others and others be nice to you. When you follow these rules you are making sure you, and others, are safe on the internet.

Why is it necessary for everyone to understand and display positive Digital Citizenship practices?

When you're on the internet it is important to follow these rules because you're keeping yourself and others safe on the internet. You always need to display positive digital citizenship because you want to be nice to others so they're nice back.
Why Teach Digital Citizenship?