Orientation to 21things4students


As you become a stronger technology user by working through the 21Things and Quests, you will be asked to think about Digital Citizenship. Depending on what your instructor asks you might:

  • respond to a short journal question on your digital portfolio.
  • answer a short question on a survey.
  • discuss the questions in class or with a partner or small group.

Expand the box on the right using the + symbol in the dark bar for a definition of a digital citizen.

Please watch the short video introduction above, use the CC for close captions or download and review the PowerPoint or PDF versions provided below. 

 Introduction to 21things Presentation with the 7 main goals. Basic Introduction to 21things4students.pdf of the presentation.

Some tips for the playing the videos.
If it doesn't play on your computer when you press the play arrow, try the direct link to play it directly from the source.

Quizlet learning quizzes - Watch this short demo of how to use the Quizlet learning quizzes. After watching the video, take the first quiz to learn how to use the video controls. There are also how- to instructions

Direct link to the video above


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What is a Digital Citizen?

A definition from Teachthought: “the self-monitored habits that sustain and improve the digital communities you enjoy or depend on.”

From Keira Lecian (March 4, 2014): What does it mean to be a good digital citizen?

"Being a good digital citizen means to demonstrate and practice safe, responsible, and legal use of technology. A good digital citizen is someone who understands the rights and responsibilities that come with being online and someone who uses technology in a positive way. A good digital citizen spreads the good stuff!"

Digital Citizenship Poster your class might post in your classroom.