Digital Citizenship

A Quick Guide for Parents

What is Digital Citizenship?

Digital Citizenship is an important component of our 21st Century Literacies program at Ridley College. Students need to develop an awareness of how to utilize the power of the internet in safe and positive ways. ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) has identified 9 key aspects of digital citizenship including: digital security, etiquette, health and wellness, commerce, rights and responsibilities, communication, literacy, law, and access.


What is Digital Citizenship?

Resources

The following are some great starting points to find resources to help continue the conversations about digital citizenship at home.

Common Sense Media - http://www.commonsensemedia.org/

MediaSmarts - http://mediasmarts.ca/