What is Digital Citizenship?

Practicing digital citizenship is a powerful lesson that teachers and educators can teach our youth. Digital citizenship is the practice of the safe and responsible use of technology in every possible way. Once there is a key understanding of what digital citizenship is how and how it can be practiced, the digital world will become [...]

KSL asks teens: ‘What are you really doing on social media?’

A local Salt Lake City television station gave an anonymous survey to teens and their parents regarding their social media activity which ranged from sexting, on-line bullying, conversing with strangers and the effects on their self-esteem.  The results indicate that parents may not know as much as they think they do about their kids' online [...]

Sending Lewd Nudes to Strangers Could Mean a Year in Jail

Cyber harassment has become all too prevalent. The New York City Council has introduced a bill to make such electronic harassment punishable by jail or a hefty fine for the perpetrator. Other cities and states should do the same.  Read More

Parents, put down your cellphones. Your kids are watching.

Parents set the example of behavior to children. Yet, when parents are disengaged because they are constantly on their phones, children often mirror that behavior.  If you want to model a life that is less obsessed with digital media sharing and more interested in personal contact, it is time for us as parents to do [...]

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