Enjoy this useful digital citizenship infographic produced by Knowthenet called “Manners Matter.” And they do, especially when it comes to teaching students proper digital citizenship skills. Resources such as this are a terrific way to share what’s important about technology with today’s digital learners!
Knowing About Digital Citizenship
We define digital citizenship as one of the 5 tenets of being a Global Digital Citizen. Digital citizenship means engaging in appropriate and exemplary behaviour in an online environment. While carefully crafted acceptable use policies can be a solution, this tenet is meant to develop a change in mindset about what it means to be safe in a transparent digital world. The essence of digital citizenship is about a shifting of accountability for appropriate behaviour to our students, which fosters independence and personal responsibility.
A good digital citizenship infographic like the one below supports our views of what digital citizenship is all about.