Digital Citizenship in Education
Bring Digital Citizenship to the Classroom in Meaningful Ways
The DigCit Competencies
Students participate in a healthy variety of online activities and know how to prioritize their time between virtual and physical activities.
Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective and validity of digital media, and have developed critical skills for curating information from digital sources.
Students are open to hearing and recognizing multiple viewpoints, and engaging with others online with respect and empathy.
Students use technology and digital channels to solve problems and be a force for good in their families and communities.
Students are aware of their digital actions and know how to be safe and create safe spaces for others online.
Designed to help students consider the systems and structures in which they spend so much of their time, Ethics in a Digital World asks students to look at the technology around them through a critical lens.
The Digital Citizenship Handbook for School Leaders provides an essential road map for leaders, offering resources and rationale for planning a successful digital citizenship program.
Learn More From These Videos, Blog Posts and Learning Materials
- NEW! Guide for Creating Effective Responsible Use Policies
Download the Digital Citizenship Coalition’s newest publication: Setting Conditions for Success: A Guide for Creating Effective Responsible Use Policies (PDF).
- Blog Posts: Discover DigCit Ideas and Strategies
Find out from classroom teachers and librarians how to embed digital citizenship into all subject areas and grade levels in the ISTE blog.
- Videos: Learn from DigCit Educators and Experts
- Dive into the Digital Citizen Standard in this YouTube playlist to see various ways that educators teach digital citizenship across different content areas and grade levels according to the student section of the ISTE Standards.
- In this YouTube video, discover how to take digital citizenship beyond monitoring and into mentoring with tips from educator Michael Hernandez and mother-and-son digital citizenship duo Marialice Curran and Curran Dee.
- Watch this YouTube playlist of session recordings from the 2022 DigCit Connect virtual summit and learn why the conversation around digital citizenship needs to move beyond online safety.
- Get Peer Support for All Things DigCit
Connect brings together education change agents from around the world to share digital citizenship lessons and resources, get answers to questions and share best practices.
Our Coalition Partners
Meet the organizations working together to redefine digital citizenship.