Q1 Responsible Internet Use Introduction

6. Cyber Safety Cybershield


To protect yourself, it is important to understand what types of activities are acceptable on the internet and some basic rules for Digital Citizenship. What does it take to be a responsible Digital Citizen on the Internet?

In this Quest, you will learn about the acceptable rules for Digital Citizenship and Netiquette on the Internet.

I Can Statements

  • know some rules to be safe on the Internet
  • understand online etiquette
  • know and understand the qualities of a good Digital Citizen 


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MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

2. Digital Citizen
a. Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices\
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

d. Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online