Turning Digital Natives into Digital Citizens

Although using the deprecated term ‘digital natives’ the topic is sensible, trying to turn young Internet-literate users into responsible digital citizens.

Volume 27, Number 5

September/October 2011

Turning Digital Natives into Digital Citizens

By DAVE SALTMAN

Today’s K–12 students are commonly called “digital natives” because they have grown up with digital technology. But natives can run wild, using the Internet to (wittingly or unwittingly) plagiarize others’ work or bully peers using social media.

via Harvard Education Letter.

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About Michael Rees
Academic in IT interested in Web 2.0 and social media

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