Digital Citizenship Week – 16 to 22 Oct 16

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Digital Citizenship WeekDigital Citizenship Week is coming soon, between 16 and 22 October 2016. There are some new activities on offer to celebrate the event and many old ones relisted too!

Common Sense Media has three ideas it is sharing for Digital Citizenship Week, visit their page to find out more. Their activities are listed as:

“It’s here again: Digital Citizenship Week! What can you do to celebrate kids using technology safely, responsibly, and respectfully? Empower them in three simple steps

  • Take a Digital Citizenship for all pledge
  • Create their own pledges
  • Encourage everyone to hold a device free dinner (Common Sense Media)”

Use comics and storytelling to teach digital citizenship – a webinar. There are lots of resources available on this site that have been shared previously!

 Edutopia has updated its Digital Citizenship resources:

“Considering how ubiquitous smartphones and tablets have become, especially in high school and middle school, questions about managing use and educating students about digital etiquette are on a lot of educators’ minds.”(Edutopia)

Visit their page to read lots more about all of the following resources:

Edudemic shares its top 15 resources on Digital Citizenship including lesson plans with a whole section of engaging games to promote digital citizenship.

The Indiana Department of Education has also put together a set of resources to celebrate the event.

Digital Citizenship Week