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Digital Citizenship

What is Digital Citizenship?
"Digital Citizenship includes the norms of appropriate, responsible, and healthy behavior related to current technology use, including digital and media literacy, ethics, etiquette, and security. Digital citizenship includes the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, develop, produce, and interpret media, as well as Internet safety and cyberbullying prevention and response."

What is Media Literacy?
"Media Literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create and act using a variety of forms of communication. Media literacy includes the ability to understand how and why media messages and images are constructed and for what purposes they are used."

Intro to Digital Citizenship and Media Literacy 

from Washington State Substitute Senate Bill 6273