Digital Citizenship Backgrounder
What is a Digital Footprint?
Children and Youth Technology Use
Guides and Reports
Engaging in a Digital World
Viewing and Creating Media
'Net Smarts for Students
found in our student sites
2Learn.ca K - 12 'Net Guides
Net Smarts Gr. 3 - 6
Net Smarts Gr. 7 - 9
Net Smarts Gr. 10 - 12
support for parents
Video from Common Sense Media
Below are some resources to
in understanding Digital Citizenship.
featured web resources:
Digital Citizenship Back to School Guide
Check out this list for 9 ways for you and your kids to responsibly engage with the modern world.
This UK media literacy site has great resources for encouraging youth to engage in safe and responsible internet activity. There are interactives as well as resources for teachers and parents. It focuses on Cyberbullying issues, and contains advice and information on using social networking spaces...
MediaSmarts: Online Ethics
This section of of the MediaSmarts website, called Online Ethics, "helps parents and teachers give children and youth the guidance that they need in dealing with moral dilemmas such as cyberbullying, sharing other people’s online content, academic honesty and respecting intellectual property." (site...
Youth, New Media, and the Rise of Participatory Politics
The Digital Media and Learning Resource Hub provides this report that includes "empirical evidence to demonstrate the importance of participatory politics to their [youth] political life as well as to highlight some benefits" and risks with this type of engagement.
Raising a Digital Child
This pdf "Raising a Digital Child" by Mike Ribble is pulled from (A)way Magazine, January 2010 Issue.
From Consumer to Citizen: Digital Media and Youth Civic Engagement,
In early 2011, Media Awareness Network (now called MediaSmarts) released this discussion paper outlining the "important role digital literacy plays in ensuring youth become competent and engaged civic and political actors."
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