Digital Citizenship

Sub menus on this page highlight our emphasis for previous school years.  We have focused on privacy and security, fact checking, and shifting the conversation from don'ts to do's.


This organization provides numerous resources to understand news media biases, fact-checking from various perspectives, and topical exploration of current issues from all sides.

Their Media Bias Chart is an excellent graphic to show where many of the common news outlets land on the political spectrum.  This document is a helpful guide to locate where you can find access to full text versions of these media that won't run into a paywall.
A nonpartisan group that monitors the accuracy of what is said in the political arena.

News and Media Literacy
Content from Common Sense Media.  Recognizing fake news and understanding media have become such important topics.  This site has great information for students, teachers, and parents.

How Humans Use 'Strategic Ignorance' When Facts Get In The Way
This is a great interview of Shankar Vedantam, host of The Hidden Brain, on the phenomenon of disregarding facts that don't fit our political biases.

Pew Research Center Studies 
The future of Free Speech, Trolls, Anonymity, and Fake News Online, March 2017
Teens, Social Media, and Technology Overview 2015
How Teens do Research in the Digital World, 2012