Digital Citizenship and You (Gr. 8-12)

Topics: Digital Citizenship, Social Media

In this activity, participants will explore how the internet works and learn how different people use it. Participants will discuss the concept of digital citizenship and how the internet can be used to create meaningful and positive contributions to the digital world. Building on these discussions, participants will collaborate to create an idea for an online social media campaign that addresses a real world issue.

This activity is part of a series in the cyber smart education suite which includes; Digital Citizenship and You, Being Online, Web Detective, Netiquette, Crack the Code and Secure the Network. These activities have been developed for in-person delivery, including suggestions for virtual settings or settings with low/no access to technology. Explore Actua’s Cyber Smart Educator Handbook to learn how you can bring cyber smart education into your teaching context.

Activity Write Up

Digital Citizenship and You