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Digital Citizenship

The 5 Competencies of Digital Citizenship

Make Digital Citizenship about the Do's not the Don'ts



Inclusive: I am open to hearing and respectfully recognizing multiple viewpoints, and I engage with others online with respect and empathy.

Informed: I evaluate the accuracy, perspective, and validity of digital media and social posts.

Engaged: I use technology and digital channels for civic engagement, to solve problems and be a force for good in both physical and virtual communities.

Balanced: I make informed decisions about how to prioritize my time and activities online and off.

Alert: I am aware of my online actions, and know how to be safe and create safe spaces for others online.

ISTE Standards

Know the ISTE Standards: Digital Citizenship

Digital citizenship is a key component of the ISTE Standards. See how digital citizenship aligns with the student and educator sections. 



ISTE Digital Citizenship Playlist

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.

Digital Footprint
Online Behavior
Intellectual Property
Digital Property