Teaching Digital Citizenship

Online Educator
Training Program
Sponsored by: Club Penguin
Internet safety. It Starts With You!

What is it?

This self-paced, online professional development course guides educators through the risks children face online, key lessons to teach, and which NetSmartz resources can be used to best teach digital citizenship at any grade. After completing this course you will receive a certificate of completion which you may be able to submit for continuing education credits within your school district.

This training will cover the issues of:

  • Digital literacy & Ethics
  • Inappropriate Content
  • Online Sexual Solicitation
  • Online Privacy
  • Sexting
  • Cyberbullying

How long will it take?

Approximate running time: 1 hour

In this self-paced program you are able to tackle the topics in any order you choose. If you decide to take a break, your spot will be saved, so you can pick up where you left off.

Who can use it?

Anyone teaching Internet safety to children ages
5-17, including:

  • Educators
  • Library Media Specialists
  • Law-Enforcement Officers
  • Youth Group Leaders

What will I take away?

You will learn what digital citizenship is, why it is so important, and how to teach it using our suggested resources for all age groups.

When you complete the training program, you will receive a certificate you can use to apply for continuing education credits.

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