Rethinking Digital Citizenship
Richard Culatta, CEO of ISTE, discusses the new lens on digital citizenship that focuses on the do's of digital citizenship: improving your community, respectful debate, shaping public policy and recognizing the validity of online sources.
Standards in Action
Digital citizens recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.
The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Teens & Tweens
This large-scale study explores how kids age 8 to 18 in the U.S. use media across an array of activities and devices—including short-form, mobile-friendly platforms like YouTube—to see where they spend their time and what they enjoy most.
Resources ~ Grades K-12
Common Sense Education ~ Free Lessons K~12
All students need digital citizenship skills to participate fully in their communities and make smart choices online and in life. Our award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum: 1) Addresses top concerns for schools 2) Prepares students with critical 21st-century skills 3) Supports educators with training and recognition 4) Engages the whole community through family outreach
Ready to Play Digital Passport? | Grades 3~5
Introduce students in grades 3–5 toDigital Passport™ by Common Sense Education. The award-winning suite of six interactive games addresses key issues kids face in today's digital world. Each engaging game teaches critical digital citizenship skills that help students learn to use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. Games are available in Spanish.
Ready to Play Digital Compass? | Grades 6~8
Introduce students in grades 6–8 to Digital Compass by Common Sense Education. The award-winning game is an innovative way to give students the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can affect their relationships and futures. Through the suite of popular choose-your-own-path games, students play through the perspective of one of eight main characters, each of whom is facing a different digital citizenship dilemma. The varied story paths and multiple decision points encourage students to play repeatedly in order to explore alternative courses of action. Games are also available in Spanish.
Google's Be Internet Awesome | Ages 7~12
Be Internet Awesome is a multifaceted program that includes a fun and free web-based game called Interland and an educational curriculum to teach kids how to be safe and responsible explorers of the online world.
Create a Plan That Leverages Tech Effectively and Supports Students' Digital Well-Being
Identify the best teaching tools for your classroom. Engage students and families around positive tech use. Support students' emotional development as they use media for learning and life. Check out the resources and templates, or bookmark them for when you're ready to dig in.