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Digital Citizenship in Schools, 2nd Edition

Product code: DIGCI2
ISBN: 9781564843012
Published: 2011
Topics: Digital citizenship
Audience: Educators(K–12), parents, library media specialists, teacher educators, administrators, technology coordinators, preservice educators
Media type: Paper
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By Mike Ribble

Updated to reflect the refreshed NETS•S, this bestselling ISTE book is a must for all educators as they lead students through the digital environments that are a part of their everyday lives.

Today, billions of people all over the planet interact using various technologies. This interaction has created a digital society that affords its members opportunities for education, employment, entertainment, and social interaction. As in any society, it is expected that digital citizens act in a certain way—according to accepted norms, rules, and laws. Most of today’s students are entirely comfortable with technology, but are they using it appropriately? Do they understand their roles and responsibilities in digital society? How can teachers help students become responsible digital citizens?

Digital Citizenship in Schools, Second Edition is an essential introduction to digital citizenship. Starting with a basic definition of the concept and an explanation of its relevance and importance, author Mike Ribble goes on to explore the nine elements of digital citizenship. He provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom. Activity ideas and lesson plans round out this timely book.

Praise for the first edition:

"[This] book tackles personal interaction when using technologies and the role of digital citizenship in classrooms. . . . As more and more classroom experiences include digital interaction, the importance of teaching our students to become the best digital citizens they can be cannot be underestimated."—Power to Learn