Educators and administrators have a variety of tools to educate students about digital citizenship
Students may be able to operate technology tools and navigate resources without a problem, but students don’t always realize that what they post or make public online, and behaviors they exhibit online, tend to stick around. To help students learn about appropriate online behavior and decisions, school leaders are turning to digital citizenship education.
It’s important to instruct kids “how to not only use the computer, but how to live in this digital world,” said Lenny Schad, chief information technology officer in the Houston Independent School District, during a recent webinar reviewing important aspects of digital deployments.
Digital citizenship is becoming an increasingly important consideration during the mobile device deployment process, experts say.
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