Digital Citizenship and Privacy

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Why the recent Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data ‘breach’ matters for students

The author of this article takes the position that the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica data breach is “a wake-up call for all of us who generate, collect, store, or use student data.” Read the article to learn why. Brookings.

Digital Citizenship Weekly Plan

Five days of activities, originally provided for Digital Citizenship Week 2019, which provide resources for administrators, students and families in English and Spanish. Hosted by the CA Department of Education. California Department of Education: Digital Citizenship Weekly Plan

Common Sense Media updated lessons

A full comprehensive curriculum that supports K-12 students and schools with digital and pdf files that can be used digitally or offline.

Cyber Safety Slide Rack

A Digital Citizenship presentation from Merced County Schools. Cyber Safety

Preventing Cyberbulling

A simple common sense checklist & relevant resources to promote safe schools.

Digital Citizenship and Privacy

Common Sense Education offers free lesson plans educators can use to help students become good digital citizens. For grades K-12. Common Sense: Education

Learning Support

Resources for parents, administrators, and students on appropriate Digital Citizenship including publications, sample policies, and frequently asked questions. Hosted by the CA Department of Education. California Department of Education: Digital Citizenship

Our K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum

Empowering Learning

The new digital divide is between people who opt out of algorithms and people who don’t

Savvy technology users are being proactive about how they allow algorithms to impact their lives. Unfortunately, many people do not have the knowledge they need to know this might be an issue. Are educators in your organization addressing this topic with students? This article explains why everyone should be addressing Artificial Intelligence and its impact on daily life. Fast Company.


Resources on supporting digital citizenship, cyber bullying and safe youth. NetSmarz

Digital Citizenship Using Technology Appropriately

Digital Citizenship is more than just a teaching tool; it is a way to prepare students/technology users for a society full of technology. Digital citizenship is the continuously developing norms of appropriate, responsible, and empowered technology use. Too often we are seeing students as well as adults misusing and abusing.

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