Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education | Occupy Your Voice! Mulit-Media News and Net Neutrality Too | Scoop.it

"It’s all about teaching digital literacy and citizenship: the knowledge and skills necessary to think critically, behave safely, and interact responsibly in a digital world..."

Three reasons why digital citizenship matters:

* Kids need guidance in this area as they need guidance in many areas;

* Who knows what's coming...we do not know the future, but we need to have skills that help us;

* The genie is out of the bottle and to be a citizen in the 21st century requires skills, such as how to find and evaluate information online...

Tips for teaching digital literacy and citizenship are also posted as are links to resources.


Via Beth Dichter