Common Sense Education today released its final tallies of school districts, schools, and educators that achieved certification in the organization's K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum during the 2015–2016 school year. This school year saw certifications increase by more than 500 percent over the 2014–2015 school year with 7,060 educators, 1,183 schools, and 41 districts achieving certification, resulting in 1.3 million students receiving digital citizenship instruction.
Designed to teach students how to think critically online, the Common Sense K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum includes resources for students such as lesson plans, student digital interactives, and assessments, as well as professional development for teachers and materials for family education.
Applications for the 2016–2017 year will be available in mid-August. For more information about the Common Sense Certification Curriculum for educators, schools, and districts, visit: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/certification