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Involving Students in Digital Citizenship

Video Overview

Siobhán Lynch, Fingal Community College, describes how she teaches Digital Citizenship and how she encourages students to get involved in discussions and learning about Digital Citizenship. She talks about the student ambassadors in her class who did training with Webwise and how they’ve been sharing their knowledge and supporting their school.


A teacher describes how she explores the topic of digital citizenship in her classroom. Supported by WebWise pupils work in groups, have open discussions and watch videos. Webwise trains pupils to become student ambassadors and gain a strong understanding of online wellbeing and the challenges associated with social media.

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What is Digital Citizenship and How to Teach it (Post Primary)

Digital Learning Framework

This video supports the following statements of the Digital Learning Framework (DLF):

Teaching & Learning (1. Learner Outcomes)

  • 1.1 Pupils use appropriate digital technologies to foster active, creative and critical engagement in attaining challenging learning outcomes.

Teaching & Learning (3. Teachers’ Individual Practice)

  • 3.3 The teacher selects and uses teaching approaches appropriate to the learning objective and to pupils’ learning needs.

Teachers are aware of, and purposefully use, a range of digital technologies appropriate to the learning objectives and learning needs of their pupils when designing learning activities.

Visit DL Planning to explore what other areas of the DLF are supported in this video, and to help you to plan for digital learning in your class.

Teaching & Learning, Post-primary, Collaboration, Digital Citizenship, Internet Safety

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