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Digital Citizenship & Student Privacy

Technology is a critical part of realizing the promise of blended and personalized learning at scale. However, we must ensure our students’ privacy and safety along the way.

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What is Digital Citizenship and how can I develop it in my students?

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Common Sense Education has created a free curriculum that helps districts build a positive school culture that supports the safe and responsible use of technology. Students build skills around critical thinking, ethical discussion, and decision making. The site includes professional development for teachers and materials for family education.
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What is education data and who uses it?

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According to the Data Quality Campaign, "Data is one of the most powerful tools to inform, engage, and create opportunities for students along their education journey—and it‘s much more than test scores. Data helps us make connections that lead to insights and improvements. Everyone has an important role to play in helping all students succeed in their own individualized ways."
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How can I be sure the edtech products we use are secure?

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Common Sense Education developed a privacy evaluation initiative to help districts, schools, and teachers make more informed decisions about the apps they use with students.
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