1.2 Digital Citizen

Students recognize the rights, responsibilities and opportunities of living, learning and working in an interconnected digital world, and they act and model in ways that are safe, legal and ethical.

“Tweet others the way you want to be tweeted.”-Germany Kent

If I could go back and talk to my ten-year-old self, I would love to share all the great stuff in the 21st century—the food, the theme parks, video games, movies, etc. There is so much I could discuss; the list is too long. But when you look at it, one common thing among some of my favorite things about today is technology and how much it has evolved. One thing, though, I would never have imagined having to tell myself at that age is how careful he has to be about the internet and what goes on it. It is hard to believe that pictures, texts, and emails don’t just disappear when you think they do. It is critical that what we say or show online is what we intend; otherwise, it may very well affect the future.

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