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Digital Citizenship WorkshopDo you know what type of digital footprint you are creating?  Anyone using the web or a mobile device leaves a digital footprint.  We teach our children how to be safe within the physical community, but what about norms for appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use?  Because of AUPs and guidelines for Best Practices, school leaders are faced with creating policies that students can follow and teachers can support. As educators, we must prepare students to live in a world without physical boundaries and help them learn how to work with others, virtually or otherwise.

Each year, Digital Citizenship – It’s Common Sense is a popular selection amongst our offerings. In this workshop today and tomorrow, lead by Linda Dougherty, participants will explore the nine elements of Digital Citizenship: Access, Commerce, Communication, Literacy, Etiquette, Law, Rights & Responsibilities, Health & Wellness, and Security.

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