Digital Citizenship By: Molly and Jessie 8E

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Digital Citizenship By: Molly and Jessie 8E by Mind Map: Digital Citizenship By: Molly and Jessie 8E

1. Digital Law

1.1. What PLC could do: There could be a page appear every time you open up the internet to the internet is opened to remind the user what rules and laws tat they need to follow and make sure that they don't break any of them. J.D

1.2. Electronic responsibility for actions and deeds Digital law is about the ethics of technology within a society. Inappropriate use, such as hacking into other's information, downloading illegal music, plagiarising, creating destructive worms or viruses etc. may cause cases of crime. J.D

1.3. What Parents and Families could do: Monitor the different sites their children go on. Watch them when thy are browsing so you can know whether they re doing illegal stuff. Block music or video websites that encourage downloads and use anti-piracy options. Tell your children that inappropriate use of computers is a bad thing to do. M.W

2. Digital Health and Wellness

2.1. What Parents and Families could do: Monitor the use of computers at home. Make sure computers aren't being used excessively. Check if the children are becoming angry, impulsive, lonely or sad. Ask them if anything has been bothering them lately and whether there have been any problems that have happened via the internet. Take your child to go see a psychologist if the child has happened to stumble on any distressing situations. M.W

2.2. Physical and psychological well being in a digital society. Eye safety, repetitive stress syndrome and back pain. J.D

2.3. What PLC could do: Schools should be encouraged to use chairs that have proper back support and that are comfortable and won't cause any harm or damage. Good lighting should be used to prevent damage to the eyes. The screen should be at a comfortable distance to minimise the possibility of uncomfortable eyes. M.W

3. Digital Access

3.1. What PLC could do: Encourage students to use the advantage of digital access appropriately. Tell them what to do and what not to do. Let them include others, share with others and communicate with other through digital access. M.W

3.2. Full electronic participation in society Users must be aware of and support electronic access for all to create. Digital exclusion of any kind does not help the growth of users in an electronic society. J.D

3.3. What Parents and Families could do: Always check what your children are accessing. If it's inappropriate talk to them about it or block the website. Make sure the child isn't using the internet inappropriately and excluding anyone from accessing it. M.W

4. Digital Commerce

4.1. What PLC could do: Teach students how to buy and sell goods safely . Make sure students are aware of the dangers of releasing private information online. M.W

4.2. Electronic buying and selling of goods Users should understand that large share of market economy would be done electronically J.D

4.3. What Parents and Families could do: Talk to their children about scams. Make sure they are aware of scams and won't fall for them. Tell them to check with a parent or guardian before releasing personal information online. Monitor what they are giving out. Even if they find websites that let you download music for free those sites are probably illegal and may give your computer a virus. Block these sites to prevent viruses. M.W

5. Digital Literacy

5.1. What Parents and Families could do: Encourage students to keep on perspiring with any new technology they have learnt at school. Purchase the different softwares for them and encourage them to use them more and more until they are comfortable with them and have an understanding of them. Encourage them to use digital literacy in their daily lives. M.W

5.2. The process of teaching and learning about the use of technology. Digital literacy requires sophisticated searching and processing skills. Learners must learnt how to do anything, anytime, anywhere. Digital Literacy is all about teaching and learning the use and being of a digital citizen. J.D

5.3. What PLC could do: Teach the students digital literacy skills. Teach them the ability to locate where different applications are, organise files, understand what the different softwares are used for and how to use them correctly. Encourage students to be digital citizens. M.W

6. Digital Etiquette

6.1. What PLC could do: Encourage that phones aren't brought to class and if they must, that they are turned off and not used in class for entertainment purposes. Computers shouldn't be used for entertainment during school, only school work. If the students aren't following the rules, block any sites that may have videos, movies or games. M.W

6.2. The standard of conduct or procedure. Digital etiquette is about behaving appropriately online and not doing anything inappropriate that would harm or injure others. J.D

6.3. What Parents and Families could do: Let their children know it is not okay to post videos or photos on the internet without their friends permission. Teach their children that abusing someone else over the internet because it has happened to them is not good. Tell them the rules of using the internet appropriately. Make sure they follow those rules. M.W

7. Digital Communication

7.1. What Parents and Families could do: To avoid this from happening they should try not to send information that is very private digitally. Instead tell the person in person or be very careful and install virus protecters and other instalments to prevent this from happening. J.D

7.2. Electronic exchange between people. Electronic exchange is very useful as it is quick and easy, but it could also be very dangerous as some personal information could accidentally be leaked out. J.D

7.3. What PLC could do: Teach students about the dangers of electronic exchange. Encourage students to use special email accounts arranged by the school for educational purposes only instead of using email accounts that were made at home by themselves. Check that the email accounts are being used appropriately and that no one is being bullied or teased via emails or messages. M.W

8. Digital Rights and Responsibilities

8.1. What PLC could do: Teach students about the rights and responsibilities you are meant to perform when using electronic devices. Encourage students to use the internet safely and not download any illegal things such as music off sites that promise free music. M.W

8.2. Digital citizens have the right to privacy and free speech. Rules must be adhered to and understood. Digital citizens have responsibilities to encourage others to use the internet appropriately and to create a good example. J.D

8.3. What Parents and Families could do: Inform others to respect other people's rights which include privacy and free speech. Make sure that your children report cyber bullies or threats that have happened to them. Use the internet responsibly. M.W

9. Digital Security

9.1. What PLC could do: At school, PLC should install anti-virus software in all of the computers and make sure that passwords are needed to access files and personal information. The school should teach students about not giving out personal information over the internet.This will ensure added security. M.W

9.2. Electronic precautions to guarantee safety. We need to have virus protection, backups of data, and surge control of our equipment. This would be helpful if you accidentally lose all of your data or a virus is trying to get into your computer. As god digital citizens we should ensure all of this is done. J.D

9.3. What Parents and Families could do: At home parents and families should make sure all computers are secured and protected. Parents should make sure their children's passwords are strong and unique and that they don't use the same password for everything. This will prevent unwanted intrusions from outside people. M.W