Digital Citizenship

We've teamed up with Common Sense Media to compile some of the best resources for parents, teachers and administrators to guide students to become positive digital citizens and leaders.
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Our large-scale study explores young people's use of media and technology. It offers a comprehensive picture of the use of media by kids, age 8 to 18 in the U.S., including the level of enjoyment, frequency of use, and amount of time devoted to a wide array of media activities and devices.

Two teens share how they use media every day. From social media to gaming and beyond, they talk candidly about their habits, preferences, and challenges. The video also includes key findings from The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens . This national study offers a comprehensive look at how kids age 8 to 18 use media and technology.

Jim Steyer, founder and CEO of Common Sense, shares highlights from The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Tweens and Teens. This national study offers a comprehensive picture of the media habits and preferences of kids age 8 to 18.

New research dives into how kids age 8 to 18 in the U.S. use media: whether they love it, how often they use it, and the amount of time they devote to activities and devices.

By taking a "census" of kids' media use, Common Sense's new study quantifies screen use, identifies unique types of users, and uncovers patterns that could spark improvements in content, access, and learning.

Does it seem like texting is their only language? Help your kids be respectful in the digital world.

It's time to #HaveTheTalk with your kids about how the be safe and private online. Here are guidelines and lessons for home or school.

Time to help your kids be safe and responsible online, at any age.

Kids need to know how to keep private things private. Help them learn what’s OK to share online and what’s not.

When it comes to navigating social media, online games, smartphones, and the Internet, it's best for kids to get their info from a trusted source. As parents and educators, we want to raise kids to be safe, responsible, and ethical in the digital world. Giving kids a solid understanding of how we expect them to behave -- both online and off -- starts everyone off on the right foot.

9 Traits of Good Digital Citizens

Teach students to T.H.I.N.K. before they act in digital spaces.

Kids and Technology. #digcit

If you think that you might be interested in using Twitter in your classroom, here are five invaluable rules.

A Good Digital Citizenship Resource and Poster for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Oversharing: Think Before You Post Video | Common Sense Media

Pause & Think Online Video | Common Sense Media

Digital Citizenship Week | Common Sense Media

Here is a good visual encompassing some important netiquette rules for students to keep in mind while using the net. You might want to go through these rules with your students to make sure they understand them.

While ‘the internet’ and ‘manners’ don’t tend to pop up in the same sentence very often (at least not in the positive sense), there are a number of ways that manners really do matter when you’re interacting online.

Ribble's 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship

8 Steps for Students to Remove their Digital Footprints. Great way to help students understand how their online actions are tracked.

Staying safe online: Google’s best tips and tricks

There is nothing better than a nice and a visually attractive poster to teach your students about digital literacy. The poster can also be pinned down on the classroom wall and act as a reminder of what students need to keep in their minds about the essence of digital literacy.

Teaching digital citizenship | #infographics made in @Piktochart