In a few words, what is digital citizenship?
Being a responsible & respectful user in the digital world Protecting yourself & others online Making ethical decisions & respecting copyright laws
Digital Etiquette: Respectful, responsible behavior when using technology and interacting with others online. Cyberbullying: The use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass, or target another person. Netiquette: Rules of etiquette, or polite behavior, for using the internet and other digital technologies.
Digital citizenship is a term used to describe how to be responsible online. It includes being aware of cyberbullying, online safety, and how to use digital resources responsibly. Digital citizenship has its own set of 'rules' to help people be safe online. These 'rules' are similar to rules that people should follow in the real world. Digital citizenship also includes understanding how to protect your own digital footprint. This means understanding the importance of managing your online reputation.
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Work together in pairs: What are three important rules of digital citizenship to follow when using the internet?
What are some of the benefits and challenges of being a responsible digital citizen in today's world?
Work together in pairs: What are two things you learned about digital citizenship and how can you apply them to your life?
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What is digital citizenship?
- The study of computer hardware
- The development of video games
- The responsible use of technology
Why is digital citizenship important?
- To become a better gamer
- To ensure online safety and security
- To increase productivity at work
What are some examples of good digital citizenship practices?
- Sharing inappropriate content
- Respecting others' privacy online
- Posting negative comments about others
What are some potential consequences of poor digital citizenship?
- Increased job opportunities
- Improved mental health
- Cyberbullying and online harassment
Which one below is not an element of Digital Citizenship?
- Being a good gamer
- Digital communication
- Digital literacy