Digital Compass, a new gaming platform, helps educators teach middle school students about pitfalls and opportunities of the digital world


gaming-platformCommon Sense Education has released Digital Compass, an interactive gaming platform to help 6th through 9th graders learn critical skills of digital literacy and citizenship.

Based on lessons from Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Digital Compass addresses the key issues that kids face in the digital world – cyberbullying, privacy and security, creative credit and copyright, information literacy, Internet safety, digital footprint and reputation, self-image and identity, relationships and...

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