Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers, technology leaders and parents to understand what students/children/technology users should know to use technology appropriately. Digital Citizenship is more than just a teaching tool; it is a way to prepare students/technology users for a society full of technology.
The concept of Digital Citizenship can help us teach users and ourselves how to safely navigate the web. During this session, you will explore the basic elements of online engagement – including digital commerce, communication and overall access.
This session will provide you with toolbox to help our users interact safely and ethically online.
Original broadcast June 14, 2107
Biography ~ Mike Ribble
Dr. Mike Ribble author of the books Digital Citizenship in Schools (now in its 3rd edition) and Raising a Digital Child has worked within the education field his entire career. Currently, he works as the director of technology for a school district in Kansas. Dr. Ribble has spoken on the topic of digital citizenship to parents, teachers and students in the United States and internationally. He has written articles for THE Magazine, District Administrator, Leading & Learning, Kappa Delta Pi Record and Innovate My School. Dr. Ribble is interested in helping students, teachers and parents understand the issues around technology and how to use these tools appropriately.