Digital Citizenship Toolkit

Helping students navigate the digital environment

Be a Digital Citizen

What does being connected mean to you?

Digital Life + Real Life = a Balance

When you spend time looking down at a device, are you missing out on real life?
Technology is Destroying the Quality of Human Interaction
Discussion questions:
  • When are appropriate times to be plugged in vs. unplugged?
  • Do you feel pressure to stay connected?

Activity:

  • Maintain a conversation with someone for 5 minute. What did you learn about them?

Are you addicted to your device?

Look at the infographic in the link below. Do these statistics define you? Do you know someone who fits into this "day in the life?"

Responsibility

Watch how these students care for their Chromebooks.

  • Do you follow the same rules?
  • What are the top 3 rules you should remember to keep your Chromebook in its best condition?

http://www.ajusd.org/m/content.cfm?subpage=1052042

Digital Footprint

What do your digital footprints say about you?
Digital Footprint - What Digital Footprint Are You Leaving Online?

Make your own digital footprint!

  1. Open a Google doc.
  2. Type all of the ways you have ever used digital resources (school, home, any device)!
  3. Get the "Tag Cloud Generator" add-on for Google Docs to see your digital footprint.

Additional Resources

Point/Counterpoint

Extra Food for Thought

Borrowed from:

Digital Citizenship Toolkit

by Kim Lowden

This flyer was used as a resource for teachers who want to explore incorporating digital citizenship in their classroom. The idea is to have activities that teachers can easily adapt for their own use, as well as resources for them to explore on their own.

Teacher Resource Specialist for Technology at West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District, West Windsor, NJ.