Should 7th grade students have the same digital rights as adults when it comes to digital citizenship?
In one word, how would you define digital citizenship?
Digital citizenship is about being responsible, respectful and safe when using digital devices and the internet. It includes being aware of your online presence and the impact it has on yourself and others. It involves understanding the digital world, its rules, and how to be a positive contributor.
What is Digital Citizenship?
Digital Footprint: The data trail, both positive and negative, that is created as you use the Internet. It includes all of the content you generate (i.e. blog posts, photos, comments, etc.) as well as data that is collected about you (i.e. search engine searches, purchases, etc.). Digital Etiquette: The rules and standards of acceptable behavior when using the Internet. It includes being respectful, using appropriate language, and being aware of your digital footprint. Netiquette: A combination of the words “network” and “etiquette”, netiquette refers to the rules of etiquette that should be followed when communicating online.
What do you think is the most important element of digital citizenship?
- Privacy and Security
- Digital Footprint Management
- Responsible and Ethical Use of Technology
What are some of the positive and negative impacts of technology on our society?
Digital Citizenship is an important skill to learn, as it can help protect personal information online. Digital Citizenship can be applied beyond the internet, as it can teach people how to be responsible users of technology in both digital and physical contexts. Digital Citizenship is becoming increasingly important, as it is now being implemented in many schools and workplaces to ensure the safety and security of their digital environment.
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What are some of the responsibilities of being a digital citizen? How can we use technology to be better digital citizens?
What are the consequences for not being a good digital citizen? How can we use technology to prevent these consequences?
What digital footprint do you leave behind?
Question: How can we be good digital citizens? Clues: • Think before you post online. • Respect other people's opinions. • Respect copyright laws. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. In pairs, create a poster illustrating what good digital citizenship looks like. B. In pairs, create a skit demonstrating how to respond to cyberbullying.
What are three key things you learned today about digital citizenship?