Defining Digital Citizenship
|Going beyond control, escape, delete|
|1. Defining digital citizenship||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|2. Basic ICT skills||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|3. Online safety, privacy and sharing||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|4. Copyright, copyleft & plagiarism||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|5. Online relationships||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|6. Online research||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|7. Critical thinking||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|8. Honesty, integrity and ethical behaviour||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|9. Developing portfolios||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
|10. Promoting digital citizenship||Primary | Intermediate | Secondary|
Being a good digital citizen is the abilty for an individual to extend and apply the values, expectations and community norms of society to their digital and online environments. Without respect for these key components of a society, an individual cannot truly realize their roles and responsbilities as a digital citizen. NetSafe Digital Citizenship Definition: contributes and actively promotes the values of digital citizenship
Citizenship in New Zealand
Create a document with two columns, as below. Brainstorm the 'rights' with a group and ask students to individually respond to the corresponding 'responsibilities'.
To safely cross the street
To follow the signs indicating where the pedestrian marked areas are located.
A new student has arrived at your school. Your job is to explain the school rules/norms/expectations in a friendly screencast. You only have 45 seconds.
How do your rights as a digital citizen change as you get older? Why is '13' the 'magic number' for accessing many online environments.
How do you effectively model Digital Citizenship at your school?
Is there a way that younger students can learn from older, more experienced students?
How do you support group leadership programmes to create mindful digital citizens when so much online interaction takes place when you're alone?