Character Education in a Digital World


boy-110762_640How do we guide kids to think critically, have moral sensitivity, and make ethical decisions in digital spaces? How do we help them think not only of themselves, but also about the impact of their actions in the digital world on others? Principles of character education intersect strongly with digital citizenship education. So what can we draw from the established field of character education that teachers can use to develop a strong digital moral compass in kids?  In this webinar for the Digital Citizenship community, presenter Mike Ribble shared about the intersections between character education and digital citizenship, and take away strategies that you can use with your own students.

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Digital Citizenship is a professional learning community (PLC) that provides ideas and discussions about how to help kids be safe, responsible, and respectful participants in a digital world.  This community will help you stay connected, share ideas, and get support from colleagues on issues such as: cyberbullying, privacy, digital footprints, copyright and plagiarism, information literacy, and Internet safety.  This program is hosted by Common Sense Education.

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