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Digital Bytes zeroes in on digital citizenship, media consumption

By Laura Devaney
November 14th, 2014

New resource aims to help students think critically about digital situations

digital-securityToday’s increasingly mobile and connected world presents both opportunities and challenges for students and educators.

On one hand, students have the ability to connect with peers and experts across the globe. On the other, this more open type of communication can expose students to unsafe online situations.

Digital citizenship–the idea that students have the opportunity to create a positive and powerful digital footprint, and must know how to conduct themselves while interacting online–aims to teach students about leveraging the power of the internet while also remaining safe and responsible.

(Next page: What Digital Bytes will offer users)