Netiquette (Gr. 8-12)

Topics: Online Etiquette, Cyberbullying, Digital Citizenship, Safe and Positive Online Spaces, Social Media

In this activity, participants will learn about good digital etiquette, or “netiquette”. Understanding these social norms will inform their online behaviour and how they interpret the behaviour of others. Participants will then be equipped with strategies they can use to create positive and inclusive virtual spaces by examining bad netiquette and responding with good netiquette, and will leave as more knowledgeable and confident digital citizens.

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.

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