Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship refers to the use of digital and information literacy skills to interact with society. 

Technology Use                                                                              

T – Take care of your equipment

H – Hide your password                                                                   

I –  Internet safety

N - Netiquette

K – Kind

Student Conduct:
While working in a digital and collaborative environment, students should always conduct themselves as good digital citizens by adhering to the following:

  1. Respect Yourself: I will show respect for myself through my actions. I will select online names that are appropriate. I will use caution with the information, images, and other media that I post online. I will carefully consider what personal information about my life I post. I will not be obscene. I will act with integrity.
  2. Protect Yourself: I will ensure that the information, images and materials I post online will not put me at risk. I will not publish personal details, contact details or a schedule of my activities. I will report any attacks or inappropriate behavior directed at me while online.
  3. Respect Others: I will show respect to others. I will not use electronic mediums to antagonize, bully, harass or stalk people. I will not visit sites that are degrading to others, pornographic, racist or inappropriate. I will not enter other people’s private spaces or areas.
  4. Protect Others: I will protect others by reporting abuse and not forwarding inappropriate materials or communications. I will avoid unacceptable materials and conversations.
  5. Respect Intellectual Property: I will request permission to use copyrighted or otherwise protected materials. I will suitably cite all use of websites, books, media, etc. I will acknowledge all primary sources.