Digital Citizenship


Take a look at the wheel above! Isn’t it amazing all the wonderful ways the internet can help us create, remember, apply, analyze, and evaluate assignments for school. It was created by Allan Carrington[@AllanADL], a professor from the University of Adelaide. He shows us that there are millions of connections we can make when we find the right resource out in the world wide web.

If you would like to use this wheel, I’ve linked the interactive PDF here:

It is pretty amazing!

Now that you know some connections for technology for the classroom, let’s talk about other types of connections. Of course, we can also connect with people on the web. We use Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and all types of social media sites to connect with our friends, family and those out there in the world who share our interests.

Rules and Expectations

But there are rules and expectations for your time on the internet. Let’s break it into two parts:

1) Inside of school

2)outside of school

Englewood School District has clear rules for using all technology. Here is a link:

Yep, it’s 8 pages long. Let’s break it down!

We call it NETIQUETTE!

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Let’s start at this website and look at what you need to know!

Make sure you are logged in so you can take the quiz.


Time to move on to the stuff that is not so fun. We need to talk about cyberbullying.

When a kid of any age, up to 18 is threatened, humiliated, harassed, or humiliated via use of technology — this is Cyberbullying.

Review: There are four things that can help you identify bullying over a normal argument between friends. Bullying is targeted and persistent behaviour that is intended to:

  • demean
  • intimidate
  • embarrass, or
  • harass

This is a serious topic, but to help you understand it better, here is a game called, “What happens next?”

Other on-line issues

We just talked about cyberbullying, but there are a bunch of other on-line issues we can talk about:

  1. Gaming
  2. Predators
  3. Revealing too much
  4. Privacy
  5. Safety

We can find these issues on this site:

Exit ticket:

Search the last 2 websites on this page for one topic that interests you! What would you tell the adult in your life about the concept?

Resources for parents:

For educators:


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