Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Beth Kanter

Note from Beth: By the time you read this post, I’ll be in the air enroute to Rwanda for a training project. As a parent of wired kids, I think teaching digital literacy is very important for parents to do. Three reasons kids need digital literacy and citizenship education — and three ways to provide it – Guest Post by Emily Esch. Three tips for teaching digital literacy and citizenship: Start with a clear vision. Photo by WhiteAfrican.

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