The teaching of Digital Citizenship remains absolutely essential in any classroom. Our students live in a digital world where they must know how to protect themselves and stay safe. It can be a scary world out there for children. Teachers in Bloomingdale School District 13 have been embedding Digital Citizenship instruction regularly as they utilize the technology in their classrooms. Students should be learning Chromebook and Tablet skills, but also Digital Citizenship principles and ideas that allow them to maximize their learning.
Our district's Technology Scope and Sequence includes many aspects of Digital Citizenship teaching. Here are just a few:
Now that our students are knee deep in their technology facilitated learning, we thought it was a great idea to revisit some of these concepts. Check out the Digital Citizenship Challenge: What Should You Do? The kids are doing an amazing job!