Good Digital Citizenship

The five competencies listed here are the competencies outlined by the International Society of Technology Educators (ISTE). The ISTE standards for students are the CT state approved standards for Information and Technology literacy.

The five competencies of digital citizenship (ISTE)


I am open to hearing and respectfully recognizing multiple viewpoints, and I engage with others online with respect and empathy.


I evaluate the accuracy, perspective, and validity of digital media and social posts.


I use technology and digital channels for civic engagement, to solve problems and be a force for good in both physical and virtual communities.


I make informed decisions about how to prioritize my time and activities online and off.


I am aware of my online actions, and know how to be safe and create safe spaces for others online.