More children than ever have easy access to mobile devices at home and in school, making it critical to impart strong digital citizenship lessons to students.

Children have access at younger ages--42 percent of children up to age 8 have their own tablet, 95 percent of families with children in that age range have a smartphone available for that child's use, and 78 percent have a tablet.

Teenagers’ social media use has doubled in recent years, from 34 percent who reported using social media multiple times a day in 2012 to 70 percent reporting the same...

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    Laura Ascione

    Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious 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 http://twitter.com/eSN_Laura