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Digital Citizenship

RCPS is committed to keeping your students safe online. Our students, teachers, coaches, and administrators are responsible for meeting technology standards specific to digital citizenship. As a parent,  you can help by working with your child to learn about digital citizenship. As a student, you should review digital citizenship resources to help youself be safe and responsible online.  Additional resources are located below.

Click here for video on what it means to be Cyber Wise.

ISTE Technology Standards for Students

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has researched and constructed standards to support students, educators and leaders with clear guidelines for the skills, knowledge and approaches they need to succeed in the digital age.  The following standards inform digital citizenship practices:

  • Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.
  • Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.
  • Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.