An Argument for Digital Citizenship Education

An Argument for Digital Citizenship Education

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Before finishing my morning coffee, two news stories caught my eye as they provide more evidence that digital citizenship education is essential for all, especially the young. The first is a tragic story of a young girl who was targeted on social media, first by cyberbullies and next her vulnerability was exploited, also online, by her alleged killer. The second story is about a celebrity being sued for an offensive meme he shared online of an eight year-old-girl. What do these stories have in common? That what we do online has consequences. And everyone, from the young and innocent to the ‘should’ve known better’ could use a lesson or two in the appropriate use of technology.
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Kids, Safety and Social Media

Kids, Safety and Social Media

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We know our kids spend a good deal of their time with technology, in school, at home and on the go. How can we as a community work together to allow our kids the incredible potential of our connected world while also keeping them safe from harm?
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Don’t Fight the Future: Adapt to a High Tech World

Don’t Fight the Future: Adapt to a High Tech World

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Recently, an episode of ABC’s Blackish entitled “Their Eyes Were Watching Screens” hilariously and pointedly addressed our shared parental concern around our children’s use of digital technologies.
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An Argument for Digital Citizenship Education

An Argument for Digital Citizenship Education

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Before finishing my morning coffee, two news stories caught my eye as they provide more evidence that digital citizenship education is essential for all, especially the young. The first is a tragic story of a young girl who was targeted on social media, first by cyberbullies and next her vulnerability was exploited, also online, by her alleged killer. The second story is about a celebrity being sued for an offensive meme he shared online of an eight year-old-girl. What do these stories have in common? That what we do online has consequences. And everyone, from the young and innocent to the ‘should’ve known better’ could use a lesson or two in the appropriate use of technology.
Read More
Kids, Safety and Social Media

Kids, Safety and Social Media

Blog
We know our kids spend a good deal of their time with technology, in school, at home and on the go. How can we as a community work together to allow our kids the incredible potential of our connected world while also keeping them safe from harm?
Read More
Don’t Fight the Future: Adapt to a High Tech World

Don’t Fight the Future: Adapt to a High Tech World

Blog
Recently, an episode of ABC’s Blackish entitled “Their Eyes Were Watching Screens” hilariously and pointedly addressed our shared parental concern around our children’s use of digital technologies.
Read More
1 2