Free web tool teaches digital citizenship

Common Sense Media, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, today released Digital Passport™, a free web-based tool to help educators prepare their students to use online and mobile technologies.

Based on lessons from Common Sense Media’s K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Digital Passport™ addresses the key issues that today’s kids face online: safety and security, cyberbullying, privacy, responsible cell phone use, and respecting creative work. Designed for students in grades 3-5, it leverages a blended-learning model of classroom instruction with online videos and games, and is available at