Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. Not a member? Join Now! How would you support Digital Citizenship and the development of Critical Thinking Skills in your school? Have you Googled yourself lately? Would you be happy with what you find? How do you feel about your digital footprint? Do you agree with Abha Dawesar that The Digital now is in direct competition with the past and the present? Think about Taylor Owen’s argument on digital democracy. Companies, apps as well as websites and social media sites we visit contribute to societal norms and behaviours amongst ourselves and our children. Should... Nora Young discusses the issues of being Data exhausted. As educators, how can we support data exhaustion with our students? Is data exhaustion inevitable in the 21st Century? In the TED Video Susan Etlinger discusses the concept that “Data doesn’t create meaning we do.” How can we help students make meaning through our digital world? On this page you will find resources to support Digital Literacy in your schools. Please share resources that you have implemented in your school. To begin, take a minute and introduce yourself to the rest of the group. How concerned are you about your digital footprint? Watch Abha Dawesar's TEDTalk above, called Life in the 'Digital Now.' How can the Virtual Self handle the past and present? Do you agree with the statement, “Managing your digital footprint is not just about keeping everything private. It's about managing what you put out there”? Are we setting ourselves up for, as Nora Young refers too, “We are responding to an ideal image that we now must measure up too.” What does this mean for our students? As educators, how can we provide op... Reflecting back to the beginning of the book, Nora Young discusses that we are moving towards a different idea of self-understanding. “To be digital is to feel a perpetual, lightweight sense of connection and en... What Research Tells Us - Digital Citizenship: EduGAINS Examine the infographic here. (courtesy of the International Society for Technology in Education). Are these the right characteristics that we need to develop with our students?