Digital Citizenship is the concept that all users of digital technologies (Internet, computers, etc.) have a personal (and collective) responsibility to behave appropriately using the digital media and access. This goes beyond netiquette to include staying safe online regarding passwords and personal information as well as cyberbullying. Below are some resouces to assist you in developing your understanding of digital citizenship and effectively communicating that information.

State & National Standards

Texas Technology Applications TEKS (Grades K-8)
 http://drellis.net/TA%20TEKS%20K-8.pdf
Texas Technology Applications TEKS (Grades 9-12)
 http://drellis.net/TA%20TEKS%209-12.pdf
ISTE NETS
 http://www.iste.org/Libraries/PDFs/NETS-S_Standards.sflb.ashx


Federal Laws

Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
 http://www.fcc.gov/guides/childrens-internet-protection-act
Children's Online Privacy Act (COPPA)
 http://www.coppa.org/
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
 http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html


Statistics and Infographics

Applied Media Research 
 http://xmrxcxappliedmediaresearch.blogspot.com/2012/01/internet-safety-statistics.html
Bullying Statistics
 http://www.covenanteyes.com/2012/01/17/bullying-statistics-fast-facts-about-cyberbullying/
Cyber Crime
 http://visual.ly/cyber-crime
Do You Know Who's Watching You?
 http://visual.ly/do-you-know-whos-watching-you
Keeping Kids Safer on the Internet 
 http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=3601
Key Moments in Social Media Law 
 http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/2012/01/18/key-moments-in-social-media-law-history/
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (Internet Safety) 
 https://www.ncjrs.gov/internetsafety/cyber.html
Social Networking Statistics 
 http://www.internetsafety101.org/Socialnetworkingstats.htm
Wrestling with Online Privacy
 http://visual.ly/wild-wild-web-wrestling-online-privacy


Intellectual Property

Copyright & Fair Use
 http://fairuse.stanford.edu/
Copyright Basics
 http://www.copyright.gov/circs/circ01.pdf
Creative Commons
 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/
Don't Copy That
 http://www.dontcopythat2.com/
Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright
 http://www.loc.gov/teachers/copyrightmystery/


Netiquette

Core Rules of Netiquette
 http://www.albion.com/netiquette/corerules.html
Internet Ediquette
 http://www.livinginternet.com/i/ia_nq.htm
Net Manners
 http://www.netmanners.com/
Netiquette for Kids
 http://www.bpl.org/kids/netiquette.htm
Netiquette Rules
 http://networketiquette.net/
Study Guides and Strategies (Netiquette)
 http://www.studygs.net/netiquette.htm


Communication

A Student’s Guide to Personal Publishing
 http://goo.gl/LrTSX
OnGuard Online
 http://onguardonline.gov/articles/0012-kids-and-socializing-online 
Pew Internet
 http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2007/Teens-Privacy-and-Online-Social-Networks.aspx 
Safeteens
 http://www.safeteens.com/ 
Stay Safe Online
 http://www.staysafeonline.org/in-the-home/social-networking
TeenAngels
 http://teenangels.org/ 
TweenAngels
 http://tweenangels.org/ 


Organizations

Cybersmart
 http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/
iSafe Inc.
 http://isafe.org/xblock/
NetSmartz.org
 http://www.netsmartz.org/Teens  
Secure Texas
 http://www2.dir.state.tx.us/security/securetexas/Pages/overview.aspx 
TeenAngels
 http://teenangels.org/  
Texas School Safety Center
 http://www.txssc.txstate.edu/K12/internet-safety 
Wired Safety
 http://wiredsafety.org/ 


Cyberbullying

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use
 http://csriu.org/ 
Common Sense Media
 http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators 
Cyberbully Help
 http://www.cyberbullyhelp.com/ 
Cyberbullying Research Center
 http://www.cyberbullying.us/resources.php 
Cybersafety Prevention 101
 http://www.datehookup.com/content-cybersafety-prevention-101.htm
National Crime Prevention Council
 http://www.ncpc.org/topics/cyberbullying 
Stop Bullying
 http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/index.html 
Stop Cyber Bullying
 http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/index2.html 
Student Guide to Cyber Bullying
 http://csriu.org/cyberbully/docs/cbstudentguide.pdf
United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team
 http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/tips/ST06-005.html 


Privacy

Electronic Guide Privacy Center
 http://epic.org/privacy/tools.html 
Online Privacy Alliance Resources
 http://epic.org/privacy/tools.html 
Privacy Rights Clearninghouse
 http://www.privacyrights.org/fs/fs18-cyb.htm 
Safekids
 http://www.safekids.com/your-familys-privacy/ 


Quizzes

Chicago Public Library Internet Safety Quiz
 http://www.chipublib.org/forkids/kidspages/internetquiz.php 
Iggy and Rasper Internet Safety Game
 http://www.kidscomjr.com/games/safety/safety.html 
Internet Safety Quiz
 http://www.kycss.org/pdfs-docs/clearpdf/isafe/internetquiz.pdf 
Internet Safety Quiz for High School Students
 http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=internet-safety-quiz-high-school-students 
Internet Safety Quiz for Parents
 http://www.sandiego.gov/it/pdf/safetyquiz.pdf 
Internet Safety Quizzes
 http://www.missingkids.com/missingkids/servlet/PageServlet?LanguageCountry=en_US&PageId=714
Online Safety Quiz
 http://www.safekids.com/quiz/ 
Webonauts Internet Academy
 http://pbskids.org/webonauts/ 


Videos

Dangers of Sexting: What Teens Need to Know
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFKAFo_etkE
Everyone Knows Your Name
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dT1GvPQG904
How to Read the Minds of Strangers...With a Little Help from Facebook
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7pYHN9iC9I
Internet Danger Video
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cV1ZCF4oueQ&feature=fvwrel
Once Posted You Lose It
 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CE2Ru-jqyrY&feature=related