A digital citizen:
• is a confident and capable user of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
• uses technologies to participate in educational, cultural, and economic activities
• uses and develops critical thinking skills in cyberspace
• is literate in the language, symbols, and texts of digital technologies
• is aware of ICT challenges and can manage them effectively
• uses ICT to relate to others in positive, meaningful ways
• demonstrates honesty and integrity and ethical behaviour in their use of ICT
• respects the concepts of privacy and freedom of speech in a digital world
• contributes and actively promotes the values of digital citizenship
(from www.mylgp.org.nz - Learn : Guide : Protect)
Some tools we use at school to teach about digital citizenship:
Child-oriented search engines - make sure there is always an adult present and/or aware when your child is using the internet at home. Place your computer in an area where you can monitor it.
Manning wrote a story about what he learnt from the first Hector episode.
This is the Digital Citizenship User Agreement for children at Frimley Primary School. It will be coming home in the next few weeks for you to read and share with your child/ren, to sign and return to school.