Back in the days when technology lived in a computer lab, students were often advised on the narrow topics of cyber safety/internet safety as well as cyberbullying.
While still vital concepts, changes in technology use have given rise to a broader range of important concepts such as digital reputation, etiquette, copyright, health and wellness, and more.
These concepts are generally now defined as coming under the umbrella of digital citizenship.
Digital Citizenship Posts And Resources
To find out more about the best approach to teaching digital citizenship, check out my post from November, 2017
I have also written a post about communicating with parents on the topics of technology use, digital citizenship and internet safety.
Want to learn more about digital footprints? Check out this 2018 post that breaks down how to cover this important topic in the classroom.
Our teachers and schools need guidance too! Check out this July 2018 post with tips about internet safety and personal online conduct.
These four posts all contain posters (PDF and PNG) which you are free to display, print, or share.
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