Who Cares about Digital Citizenship?
The National Council for Digital Citizenship conducted a survey of ISTE
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gain insight into educators’ understanding of digital citizenship and classroom needs.
The results were interesting:
• Experienced educators care about Digital Citizenship. 61% of respondents have
been in their current role more than 5 years. 62% of respondents have more than
fifteen years career experience.
• Digital Citizenship is a topic of strong interest. Topics in high demand included
“engaging students in Digital Citizenship concepts and behaviors” and “Digital
Citizenship curriculum development for different learning levels.”
• Digital Citizenship means different things to different people. 64.6% of
respondents said that they believe there is not a consistently used, shared definition
of what digital citizenship means.