But it can also mean big-time distractions, social pressures, and more.
Help students navigate the different feelings they may already be experiencing on social media.
See the Common Sense K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum for lesson plans on additional digital citizenship topics.
How can a strong password help protect your privacy?
Of course, online communication can come with some risks.
Show your students how to keep their gaming experiences fun, healthy, and positive. The internet is full of catchy headlines and outrageous images, all to make us curious and get our attention.' And I'm like, 'Well, no, because I really need you to get familiar with technology because it's not going away,'" she said. Census Bureau, 93.5 percent of Utah households have computers, while 83.7 percent have access to the internet as of 2017.Fortunately, Utah students likely won’t struggle as much since access to technology is more available than in Connecticut. In comparison, the Census Bureau found 88.2 percent of Connecticut homes have computers while 82.1 percent have broadband internet.But kids don't usually realize: What you click on isn't always what you get.Show your students the best ways to avoid clickbait online. Kids make friends everywhere they go -- including online. How can kids start online friendships and also learn ways to stay safe?SALT LAKE CITY — A new report indicates up to 3 million students in the United States struggle to stay on top of homework because they have no access to the internet at home.According to The Associated Press, these students exist in a “homework gap,” where 17 percent of students in the U. don’t have access to a computer at home, while 18 percent of students don’t have access to the internet. The Atlantic reports that while past generations of high school students could do their homework by hand, 70 percent of teachers now assign homework that must be completed online. Department of Education, technology can be used to enhance and improve learning in the classroom and at home.In this May 8, 2019, photo, third-grade student Miles Stidham uses an East Webster High School laptop to do homework in Maben, Miss.The Stidhams are unable to get internet at their home in the country, so they take advantage of the internet in the school's library.Use the tips in this lesson to help kids make passwords that are both secure and memorable. Belonging to various communities is important for kids' development.But some online communities can be healthier than others.