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Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship is “a way to prepare students / technology users for a society full of technology. Digital citizenship is the norms of appropriate, responsible technology use.” (

This includes:

  1. Access: full electronic participation in society.
  2. Commerce: electronic buying and selling of goods.
  3. Communication: electronic exchange of information.
  4. Literacy: process of teaching and learning about the use of technology.
  5. Etiquette: electronic standards of conduct or procedure.
  6. Law: electronic responsibility for actions and deeds.
  7. Rights & Responsibilities: those freedoms extended to everyone in a digital world.
  8. Health & Wellness: physical and psychological well-being in a digital world.
  9. Security: electronic precautions to guarantee safety.

Greater Albany Public Schools is committed to addressing Digital Citizenship at all levels. Some resources can be found here: