The New Digital Citizenship | Empower Proactive Digital Learners

The New Digital Citizenship | Empower Proactive Digital Learners


As an educator, you want your students to
be good digital citizens. To be kind, safe and secure online. You want learners to become positive agents
of change to use their technology-driven powers to help
make the world a better place The new digital citizenship takes learners
beyond the protective, to the proactive To be a well-rounded digital citizen, each
learner must be… A digital agent a digital agent uses technology to solve social problems
and models compassion and kindness 85% of millennials believe they can make their
world a better place. and more than 80% want to give back to their
community. An effective digital citizen must also be
a digital interactor A digital interactor communicates with empathy
and authenticity Digital interactors collaborate with one another
online and rigorously vet online sources In a recent study, 80% of students mistook
sponsored content ads for legitimate news highlighting the urgent need for media literacy
education and critical thinking skills finally, learners must be empowered to develop
their digital self to cultivate their digital self, students
must actively manage their digital identity and property, while respecting the digital privacy and rights of others only 47% of teens feel confident that they are doing everything they can to protect their identity online these are the three spheres of the new digital
citizenship society needs proactive, empathetic, and responsible
citizens As educators, you are on the front lines of
this important work. But you’re not alone. We can help you get started with ISTE Standards
for Students visit iste.org/StandardsForStudents to learn
more.

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