Links to Resources: Digital Citizenship Ref: #5316

Ref: #5316

Cyber Bullying – Just Say No

Video: Cyberbullying Virus

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Duration: (4:40)
User: Strutt Central – Added: 3/22/12


Video: Digital Drama: Guidelines for Teachers

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Generation Safe™ Quick Tips, Episode 4 – Digital Drama, Guidelines for Teachers
Duration: (3:17)
User: ikeepsafeorg – Added: 2/29/12
Video: To This Day Project – Shane Koyczan

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Shane Koyczan: “To This Day” … for the bullied and beautiful
Duration: (12:05)
User: TED – Added: 3/8/13

Video: The Price of Shame – Monica Lewinsky

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Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame
Duration: (22:31)
User: TED – Added: 3/20/15


Supplemental Resources

Required Readings


  • Hinduja and Patchin Text:

Chapter 1: Bullying: Past, Present, and Future – The New Adolescent Aggression (pp. 1-16)

Chapter 2: Teens Online Today: Where and Why (pp. 23-35)

Chapter 3: The Nature and Forms of Cyberbullying (pp. 45-67)

Chapter 5: Legal Issues (pp. 111-138)

Chapter 6: Preventing Cyberbullying (pp. 143-182)


Brewer, G., & Kerslake, J. (2015). Cyberbullying, self-esteem, empathy and loneliness. Computers in Human Behavior, 48, 255-260. Brewer_Cyberbullying_Self-esteem_Empathy_Loneliness.pdf

Essex, N. L. (2016). School law and the public school: A practical guide for educational leaders. (6th ed.) (pp. 107-110). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc.  Essex_Bullying.pdf

Essex, N. L. (2016). School law and the public school: A practical guide for educational leaders. (6th ed.) (pp.111-114). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc. Essex_Cyberbullying.pdf

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J.W. (2015). Developing a positive school climate: Top ten tips to prevent bullying and cyberbullying. Cyberbullying Research Center. Hinduja_Patchin_School-Climate-Top-Ten-Tips-To-Prevent-Cyberbullying.pdf

Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2015). Cyberbullying legislation and case law: Implications for school policy and practice. Cyberbullying Research Center. Cyberbullying Legislation and Case Law.pdf

Mitchell, K. J., Finkelhor, D., Jones, L. M., & Wolak, J. (2012). Prevalence and characteristics of youth sexting: A national study. Pedatrics, 129, 13-20. Mitchell_Prevalence_&_Characteristics_of_Youth_Sexting_2012.pdf

Siegle, D.(2010). Cyberbullying and sexting: Technology abuses of the 21st century. Gifted Child Today, 32(2), 14-16, 65. Siegle_Cyberbullying_and_Sexting.pdf

Case Studies:

Ryan Halligan’s Story:

Kylie Kenney’s Story: (note: Since this article was written Utah has passed a Cyberbullying law)


  • Galinsky, A., & Schweitzer, M. (2015). Friend & foe. New York: Crown. (Available from
  • Strassberg, D. S., McKinnon, R. K., Sustaıta, M. A., & Rullo, J. (2012). Sexting by high school students: An exploratory and descriptive study. Archives of Sexual Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10508-012-9969-8 Strassberg_Sexting_2012.pdf
  • Ybarra, M. L., & Mitchell. J. K. (2004). Online aggressor/targets, agressors and targets: A comparison of associated youth characteristics. Journal of Chid Psychology and Psychiatry, 45, 1308-1316. Ybarra_Online aggressors_targets_2004.pdf


  • Embrace Civility in the Digital Age website:  (Nancy Willard, an attorney, director of Embrace Civility in the Digital Age, and a leader in researching, writing and speaking about cyberbullying for over a decade has numerous resources about digital citizenship issues on the this website.)

 Other resources


Bauman, S. (2012). Cyberbullying in the United States. In L. Qing, D. Cross & P. K. Smith (Eds.). Cyberbullying in the global playground: Research from international perspectives (pp. 143-180). San Francisco, CA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Cyberbulling statistics, retrieved from

Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2015). Bullying beyond the schoolyard: Preventing and responding to cyperbullying. (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Kowalki, R. M., & Limber, S. P. (2013). Psychological, physical and academic correlates of cyberbullying and traditional bullying. Journal of Adolescent Health, 53(1), 13-20. Doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2012.09.018

Ttofi, M. M. & Farrington, D. P. (2011). Effectiveness of school-based programs to reduce bullying: A systematic and meta-analytic review. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 7(1), 27-56).

Kubiszewski, V., Fontaine, R., Potard, C., & Auzoult, L. (2015). Does cyberbully overlap with school bullying when taking modality of involvement into account? Computers in Human Behavior, 43, 49-57.

Copyright and Copywrongs – The Long Arm of the Law

Copyright Basics


Public Domain

Fair Use

Creative Commons



Video: Introduction to Intellectual Property

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Introduction to Intellectual Property: Crash Course IP 1
Duration: (10:10)
User: CrashCourse – Added: 4/23/15

Video: Copyright in the Digital Age

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TEDxGoodenoughCollege – Lettie Ransley – Copyright in the Digital Age
Duration: (12:56)
User: TEDx Talks – Added: 7/5/11

Video: Copyright Basics –  Basics of Copyright in the United States

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Copyright Basics: Crash Course Intellectual Property 2
Duration: (12:18)
User: CrashCourse – Added: 4/30/15

Video: Introduction to Copyright

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copyright photostory. wmv
Duration: (3:04)
User: n/a – Added: 3/8/10

Video: Introduction to Copyright and Fair Use

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Fair use photo story. wmv
Duration: (2:37)
User: n/a – Added: 2/7/10

Video: Introduction to Copyright and Fair Use

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Copyright and Fair Use
Duration: (2:46)
User: Common Sense Education – Added: 9/5/14

Video: Understanding the TEACH Act

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Duration: (4:44)
User: Antone Piculell – Added: 4/25/13

Video: Two Camps – According to Jason Ohler, we need a revamped set of ethical standards to deal

with digital lifestyle issues.  Is stealing the same in RL and VR?  Is bad behavior, as well as good behavior,

the same in both environments?

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Two Camps When It Comes to Digital Ethics
Duration: (6:07)
User: Jason Ohler – Added: 1/8/14

Videos: An Explanation of Creative Commons

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A Shared Culture
Duration: (3:21)
User: n/a – Added: 7/30/08

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Explanation of the Creative Commons for Open Educational Resources
Duration: (8:25)
User: Sarah Morehouse – Added: 8/7/12



2. Our Digital Footprint/tatoo


Rosen, L. (2011). Teaching the igeneration. Retrieved from   Rosen_teaching_the_igeneration.pdf

Ross, M. (2014). Digital natives-digital immigrants engaging the Google generation. Forum Lectures. Retrieved from  Ross_Digital Natives-Digital Immigrants Engaging the Google Generation.pdf

Steimle, J. (2014, May 14). Am I the only technie against net neutrality? Retrieved from  (Note: This article is dated, but highly relevant.)


Generation Like:


Common Sense Media Website:


Video: A 30-year History of the Future – Nicholas Negroponte

Nicholas Negoponte, MIT Media Lab founder, takes you on a journey through the last 30 years of technology.

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Nicholas Negroponte: A 30-year history of the future
Duration: (19:44)
User: TED – Added: 7/8/14

Video_Script_A 30-yr History of the Future.docx

Video: Digital Life 101

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Digital Life 101 Animation
Duration: (1:46)
User: Common Sense Education – Added: 9/9/14

Video: The Internet Extends and Amputates Our Senses

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# WhileWalking 124: The Internet Extends & Amputates Our Senses
Duration: (2:07)
User: Darren Kuropatwa – Added: 5/5/14

Video: What Digital Footprint Are You Leaving Online?

We all have a digital footprint. We need to think critically about what information we put online.

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Digital Footprint – What Digital Footprint Are You Leaving Online?
Duration: (1:08)
User: Common Sense Education – Added: 8/12/13

Video: Your New First Impression

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Digital Footprints – Your New First Impression
Duration: (3:42)
User: Steve Johnson – Added: 11/9/09

Video: Think Before you Post

Made in collaboration wiith Common Sense and Flocabulary, the experts in educational hip-hop, this animated music video raps about the hazards of oversharing online and emphasizes a thoughtful approach to digital footprints. Tweens, teens, and adults can laugh and learn about the ups and downs of communicating and connecting in the digital world.

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Oversharing: Think Before You Post
Duration: (3:36)
User: Common Sense Education – Added: 9/4/14

Video: Do you really have a private life online?

In social networks your online privacy is affected by others, and the privacy of others also depends on you.

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Do you really have a private life online? (social network privacy loss due to friends)
Duration: (2:58)
User: FriendlyScreens – Added: 2/24/11
Video: Digital Dossier
How aware are you of your digital dossier?  I find this video particularly effective, albeit somewhat dated, because it is youth speaking to youth.

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Youth and Media – Digital Dossier
Duration: (4:24)
User: digitalnatives – Added: 8/13/08

Video: Beware of online “Filter Bubbles”

As web companies strive to tailor their services to our personal tastes, there’s a dangerous unintended consequence.

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Eli Pariser: Beware online “filter bubbles”
Duration: (9:05)
User: TED – Added: 5/2/11
Video:  FCC’s Open Internet Rule
FCC’s Chair comments on Open Internet Rules

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FCC Chair Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules (C-SPAN)
Duration: (11:42)
User: C-SPAN – Added: 2/26/15

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Chairman Wheeler on the FCC’s Open Internet Rules
Duration: (0:44)
User: fccdotgovvideo – Added: 6/12/15



1.My Post: What My (Catholic School) Needs Next

  1. Curran, M. (2012, June). iCitizen: Are you a socially responsible digital citizen. Paper presented at the International Society for Technology Education Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX. Retrieved from icitizen_paper_M_Curran.pdf
  2. Ohler, J. (2010). Digital community: Digital Citizen. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  3. Polgar, D. R., & Curran, M. B.F.X. (2015). We shouldn’t assume people know what digital citizenship is. Retreived from
  4. Ribble, M. (2015). Digital citizenship in schools: Nine elements all students should know (3rd ed.). Eugene, OR: International Society for Technology in Education
  5. The Definition of Digital Citizenship:
  6. Ottawa Catholic School System


  • Other Digital Citizenship Resources
  1. Mike Ribble Website:
  2. Curran (2014). Tweets heard round the world.
  3. LiveBinders and Pinterest Boards:\[]=citzenship|typed

  1. Videos:What is Digital Citizenship?

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    What is Digital Citizenship?
    Duration: (5:19)
    User: CyberWise1 – Added: 6/26/11
    Video: Digital Ethics and Digital Citizenship – “Persistent Kindness”

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    Darren Kuropatwa – Digital Ethics and Digital Citizenship #BLC15
    Duration: (6:16)
    User: The Brainwaves Video Anthology – Added: 7/16/15

    Video: The Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship

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    The Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship
    Duration: (1:58)
    User: bbrandino68 – Added: 12/15/10
  2.  ISTE Infographics:

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