PBS Kids web application Webonauts is a fun and engaging way to get elementary students 3-5 grades to learn about the importance of digital citizenship. It is done in a game like way where students are ask to make choices based on the three guiding rules of their academy (Observe, Respect, Contribute). There is a lot of reading so it might not work for younger students that can’t keep up with the reading.
From Common Sense Media comes this award winning web application (also on iOS and Android) that teaches digital citizenship to students in grades 3-5.
Digital Bytes is a new web application that teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas. I very well designed and appealing website, focused on the student.
A partnership with Google to develop curriculum that educators can use in the classroom to teach what it means to be a responsible digital citizen.
An excellent resource from our friends in the north (Canada). features an extensive list of lessons on their website, and educators can search for activities based on grade, resource type, media type, and topic.
InCtrl is a series of free standards-based lessons, originally developed by Cable in the Classroom, that teach key digital citizenship concepts. These lessons, for students in grades 4-8, are designed to engage students through inquiry-based activities, and collaborative and creative opportunities.
This is a resource for parents and teachers to better understand what is happening in this digital age. There are very handy cards that tell about many different apps and programs popular to the youth.