What is Digital Citizenship?

Anyone who uses technology is a digital citizen. Digital Citizenship is how we participate in that digital world. There are nine elements to digital citizenship: access, commerce, communication, literacy, etiquette, law, rights & responsibilities, health & wellness, and security. (Ribble, 2011).


9 Elements of Digital Citizenship

I am taking DigCit this semester. I hope to add many more resources, lessons, and discussions this semester. I've heard about the 9 elements before now because I'm on the digital citizenship committee at work. We've spent the last 2 years working on a DigCit curriculum to teach our middle school students. I'm glad I stumbled upon this infographic because it made me realize that each one of these squares could each be a lesson topic.