Digital Citizenship & Screen Time
All web services used by teachers require a review before being shared with students
What is Digital Citizenship?
Our online and personal conduct (similar to how we relate to people we know in real life)
The skills and knowledge needed to work in the digital world
Participating responsibly in social and civic activities
All students in the Edmonds School District receive lessons on Digital Citizenship from Common Sense Media's curriculum.
Screen Time Tips
Make your own family media use plan.
Pay attention to what your child is doing online.
Set limits and encourage unplugged play.
Screen time shouldn't always be alone time.
Be a good role model.
Know the value of face-to-face communication.
Limit digital media for your youngest family members.
Create tech-free zones.
Don't use technology as an emotional pacifier.
Apps for kids – do YOUR homework.
It's OK for your teen to be online.
Warn children about the importance of privacy and the dangers of predators and sexting.
Remember: Kids will be kids.
From American Academy of Pediatrics. Full article