September 21, 2022 | Chloe Ko
Before the students have access to their computers, they must first understand their responsibilities as a digital citizen.
The past few days, students discussed the importance of
Today, the fifth graders discussed what we should promise to do in order to build and maintain a safe online community. We talked about what we should do when we are learning online, how to interact with our online community, and how to take care of our computers.
I took their ideas and wrote it out on the chart paper, and voila– the digital citizen pledge was born. Students all signed it as a sign to keep their promises. The students also created a motto to help them remember the pledge: “Respect first, OTIC!” (OTIC stands for Off Task Isn’t Cool.)