How to be Digitally Responsible Megan polzin

In order to be a digitally responsible student, there are a few rules you need to follow...

The first step to being a digitally responsible student is to be SMART on the internet, here's how:

There are 7 other important pieces to digital responsibility, let's talk about a few

Privacy and Security: Remember to never share your passwords with anyone besides your parents. It is also important to never give out personal information such as your phone number, address and birthdate. Always ask for permission before going on the internet.

Cyberbullying and Digital Drama: Cyberbullying is when someone uses the internet and social media sites to say mean or hurtful comments to someone. If you see someone saying mean things online, remember to not respond and then go find a parent or teacher.

Digital Footprint: Your digital footprint is the information that is about you online. It is important to be very careful about what you post online. Always remember that what you post on the internet never goes away.

Queensland Government, 2016

The internet is a place that is full of valuable information. However, it is important that as a student you learn how to use it properly. Overall, always remember to ask permission before going online and if you're not sure if you should be visiting a website, ask.

Works Cited

"Cyberbullying & Digital Drama." Common Sense Media. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2017.

"Digital Footprint & Reputation." Common Sense Media. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2017.

"KIDSMART." Kidsmart: Being Smart RULES. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2017.

"Privacy & Security." Common Sense Media. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Feb. 2017.

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