Online Gathering Rooms. “Guests can see who is speaking to whom. They move their avatars around with their mouse. To join a conversation, they move closer. To leave it, they move away. Simple as that.”


“InCtrl is a series of free standards-based lessons that teach key digital citizenship concepts. These lessons, for students in grades 4-8, are designed to engage students through inquiry-based activities, and collaborative and creative opportunities.”

Everfi Ignition: Digital Literacy Lessons

6 Lessons for grade 6-9 students on various aspects related to digital competency.

Common Sense Digital Passport Game

“Introduce students in grades 3–5 to Digital Passport™ by Common Sense Education. The award-winning suite of six interactive games addresses key issues kids face in today’s digital world. Each engaging game teaches critical digital citizenship skills that help students learn to use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate. “

PBS Technological Literacy Resources

A large collection of engaging videos and resources on ethical citizenship,  critical thinking and the use of technology.

Digital Citizenship Bingo Card Ideas

A template that can be duplicated and adjusted to suit the needs of your students. Retrieved from Instructional Technology Coaching Program’s 2021 Digital Citizenship resources.

Activity Books by Common Sense Media

Online books for students to learn more about digital citizenship. You can remix the books to suit your own needs. They also have a read-to-me function to support learners.

EDU Puzzle Digital Citizenship Course for Students

A “free Digital Citizenship course made up of online video lessons to protect your students while using technology.” High school students receive an online certificate of achievement for completing.

Responsibility of the Ripple

A Google Slide Deck to help facilitate a classroom discussion about ethical citizenship. It can be duplicated and adjusted to suit the needs of your students. Retrieved from Instructional Technology Coaching Program’s 2021 Digital Citizenship resources.

Research and Citation Tools for Students: Common Sense Media — Top Picks

“Students are always needing to effectively gather, study, and cite sources for their essays and projects. As teachers know, the internet has made this process both more fruitful and more complicated… To this end, on this list you’ll find top-rated tools for not just collecting sources but annotating and citing them.”


“A collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos and allows people to navigate slides and leave comments in 5 ways – using voice (with a mic or telephone), text, audio file, or video (via a webcam)”

How to Combat Screen Fatigue

“The workshop was on March 29th, 2021 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. It was hosted by Frank Furfaro, educational consultant at the EMSB and chairperson of the EPC committee, Marc Gariépy and Emilie Bowles, RÉCIT consultants for Adult General Education.”

“Here is the outline of the workshop:

  • LEARN what screen fatigue is
  • RECOGNIZE the signs
  • UNDERSTAND what causes it
  • IDENTIFY what you can do about it with research-based strategies to help you cope”

The Inclusive Virtual Classroom

“A “grab and go” resource requiring minimal reading and/or viewing of videos. We have summarized the main points of all the research-based resources that are referenced in the Inclusive Virtual Classroom, saving you this work!”.  A site built by Heather Moores and Heather Scott.

Open School

“a school that connects you with your world, your educational institution, your community and a whole universe of possibilities!” by the Minister of Education and Higher Education

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