Digital Citizenship Toolkits

Use digital citizenship toolkits to explore specific topics and help students develop the skills they need to become curious learners, critical thinkers, and engaged citizens. Each toolkit is a one-stop shop for the best classroom-ready resources, teaching strategies, research, and guidance from Common Sense Education and beyond. Dig in to issues like cyberbullying, news literacy, and more with the collections below.

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News and Media Literacy Resource Center

News literacy is about more than fact vs. fiction. It's about identifying credible sources. It's about recognizing different perspectives and cultural contexts. And it's about being curious and practicing empathy. This collection of lessons, videos, printables, and more will help you get started teaching these complex ideas in the classroom.

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Social and Emotional Learning in Digital Life Resource Center

The digital context in which young people are interacting is core to their life experiences, emotions, relationships, and identity development. In our resource center you will find activities, family engagement materials, and professional development resources to help you promote your students' social and emotional well-being as they navigate the challenges of digital life.

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Teachers' Essential Guide to Cyberbullying Prevention

What is cyberbullying? How common is it? And what can teachers do about it? Get teaching advice, ready-made lesson plans, videos, family resources, and the latest research on this important topic. Help your students build a culture of kindness and empathy, and make sure they have the skills they need to identify and respond to cyberbullying.

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Essential Guide to Digital Citizenship for CIPA and E-Rate

Use this guide to help your district or school address the key topics E-rate recipients need to understand to teach students, including internet safety, appropriate online behavior, and cyberbullying. Get answers to commonly asked questions about E-rate eligibility, services supported, and audits.

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