Who We Are

The Digital Citizenship Institute is committed to promoting social good through the use of social media and technology. We are a diverse group of individuals who think differently and believe in amplifying the positive and practical applications of learning in the digital age. We partner with districts, schools, parents and organizations to provide a community approach to digital citizenship.

How Are We Different

The Digital Citizenship Institute provides a community-driven approach to educating and empowering digital citizens to create solutions in local, global and digital communities. The Institute turns negatives into positives and helps to transform participants into designers, creative thinkers, global collaborators, problem solvers and justice-oriented digital citizens.

white paper:

digital citizenship: a holistic primer

abstract

The purpose of this paper is to describe in, broad terms, the nature and purpose of Digital Citizenship, as well as how and why it has assumed a position of importance in the education of our children. This paper also considers how Digital Citizenship is currently being employed and managed in schools and the kinds of role we can expect it to play in the future.

digital citizenship defined

What is Digital Citizenship? Generally speaking, it is a term the education world has adopted to describe a broad area of inquiry and activity related to the ethics, concerns and opportunities associated with living a digital lifestyle. Digital citizenship reflects… [read more]

5 ways to teach kids about “Fake News”

*The original post was uploaded on Craig Kemp's website on February 22, 2017. In collaboration with Craig, we wrote this post to address how we can help students learn how [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|0 Comments

#SID2017 with Falkirk Schools in Scotland

We spent Safer Internet Day 2017 with Falkirk Schools in Scotland. Six Falkirk Schools (4 primary and 2 secondary schools) volunteered to teach one aspect of digital citizenship as part of [...]

By | February 25th, 2017|0 Comments