App of the Week: Digital Citizenship

By Laura Devaney
March 31st, 2014

This app helps students navigate the often-tricky world of digital citizenship


Name: Digital Citizenship App

What is it? This app provides students with information and instruction on online safety, ethical use of digital resources, and cyberbullying.

Best for: Middle and high school students and teachers.

Price: is enlisting districts to pilot the app for free in mid-April; full availability, including pricing, will be announced in the fall of 2014.

Requirements: iOS or Android


The app:

  • Provides an easy-to-implement curriculum about online safety, cyberbullying, and the ethical use of digital resources.
  • Available on tablet and mobile devices for both iOS and Android.
  • Interface, content, lessons, and activities are specifically geared towards middle and high school students.
  • The app self-guided, yet ensures that students have a strong grasp of instructional objectives by requiring students to complete a quiz.
  • Instructional objectives are aligned to Digital Citizenship Standards, part of the ISTE Standards for Students.
  • Helps districts address the online safety and cyberbullying instruction requirement of eRate, and provides reports to show compliance.
  • Supports BYOD and 1:1 programs by helping districts ensure that students know how to use devices safely and ethically.


About the Author:

Laura Devaney

Laura Devaney is the Director of News for eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. When she isn't wrangling her two children, Laura enjoys running, photography, home improvement, and rooting for the Terps. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura