Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Digital citizenship is important to the development of mature, responsible behaviors that foster technology skill development. This will allow the student to navigate safetly around the digital world. Behaviors that endanger the student and others must be clearly explained and consequences must match the behavior.Example: If the student writes inappropriate words in a document. The student might need to write his paper with a pencil and notebook paper. The students must understand the dangers and be taught SBISD acceptable use policy. The Easy Tech curriculum from Learning.com is an excellent resource. Many sites like the ones from tools 3,4 and 5(Teacher Tube, You Tube and from Library Resources) can be used to enhance the instruction for safe use of technology. It is important to make sure that students know acceptable use of technology for safety and responsibility. It is a necessary part of their curriculum.