Digital Citizenship principles should lie as the backbone to all your use of digital technology at our school and beyond. Developing your understandings of the nature of communication on the internet, your digital footprint and your shared responsibilities play an important part in being a digital citizen in a globally connected digital world.
A Digital Citizen follows the six tenets of citizenship;
Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship as developed by Mike Ribble and Gerard Bailey, as pictured with the nine--elementary planets.
Content created by Ms L. Millar
An award-winning video from ACMA (18 mins.) on use of social media for teens.
Sophie Herrington, Digital Campaign Manager atOptimising, an Internet and Website Marketing agency based in Melbourne has produced these Internet Safety Tips. .
The Internet is one of the most powerful and useful tools of our era, unfortunately it can also be unsafe at times. Here are some simple tips to increase your Internet awareness and safety, in order to keep your personal information private and make sure you have an enjoyable experience online.
o Eight or more characters
o Numbers AND letters
o A special character (e.g $, &, @ )
o Upper and lower case
o No personal information
It is also important to avoid reusing passwords and to keep them in a safe place such as an external flash drive that you keep with you or a well-known online password manager.