30 must-have resources for teaching digital citizenship

Digital citizenship isn’t just a buzzword in education. Teaching digital citizenship is an essential part of our role as educators. Here are 30 resources to help you get started.

>>>UPDATED OCTOBER 2019<<<

Our students are living their lives online. They can share everything and anything with the world with just a tap of a button. It seems like every day we are hearing about the latest popular app among teens and kids. And with it comes a new way to connect.

It’s nearly impossible to keep up. With technology changing constantly it can be difficult to know where to begin teaching digital citizenship.

Fortunately for us, there are many apps, tools, and resources available to educators to help our students navigate the digital world safely. But where do we find them?

In a recent #Ditchbook chat, fellow educators shared 30 incredible resources to get you started teaching digital citizenship and take it farther than just a one-off lesson or unit.

Educators shared resources and ideas like:

Scroll down or click here to see all of the resources shared! Also, be sure to check out our Digital Citizenship Pinterest board filled with ideas from the #Ditchbook community!

Want to get in on the next #DitchBook Twitter chat?

Having trouble? Still unclear on how a Twitter chat works? Feel free to tweet to these #DitchBook ambassadors and they’ll help — Karly Moura @karlymoura, Sean Fahey @seanjfahey, Sandy Otto @sandyrotto, Rachel Marker @rachelmarker, Evan Mosier @emosier3, Mandi Tolen @TTmomTT, Craig Klement @craigklement, Tara Martin @taramartinedu, Krista Harmsworth @zonie71, Anne Kamper @annekamper, Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm, Lance McClard @drmcclard, Stephanie DeMichele @sdemichele or David Platt @herrplatt!

30 must-have resources for teaching digital citizenship

PS: Preservice teacher Megan Snedeker wrote about her Twitter chat experience from last year’s chat! Check out her reflections on Twitter chats and digital citizenship!

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Interested in having Matt present at your event or school? Contact him by e-mail!

Matt is scheduled to present at the following upcoming events:

  Date Event / Event Details City / More Info
+ 11/01/2019
Minidoka County School District Rupert, ID
+ 11/07/2019
Using Technology to Make a Difference Conference Edinburg, TX
+ 12/03/2019
South Knox School Corporation Vincennes, IN
+ 01/14/2020—01/17/2020
Future of Education Technology Conference Miami, FL
+ 01/20/2020
Osage County ILC Hominy, OK
+ 01/21/2020
Oklahoma Schools Advisory Council Oklahoma City, OK
+ 02/03/2020—02/07/2020
TCEA Austin, TX
+ 02/14/2020
Swedesboro-Woolwich School District Woolwich Twp, NJ
+ 02/23/2020—02/26/2020
Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference Pittsburgh, PA
+ 03/04/2020—03/05/2020
North Carolina Technology in Education Society Raleigh, NC
+ 03/10/2020
Utah Coalition for Educational Technology Conference Provo, UT
+ 03/15/2020
Wisconsin Council for the Social Studies Conference Madison, WI
+ 03/19/2020—03/20/2020
CUE Conference Palm Springs, CA
+ 04/28/2020
Montgomery County Intermediate Unit Norristown, PA
+ 06/09/2020
North Alabama Technology Conference Huntsville, AL

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