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Being An Online Citizen

Research suggests that young people spend 3-5 hours a day online. We often hear reports of the negative impact this can have on their physical and mental health. However, time online can also help them to develop as citizens, to express and explore their political and social interests.

Overview

During this lesson pupils consider their rights and responsibilities as digital citizens, focusing on how the online world can be used as a force for good. Pupils consider what skills, attitudes and attributes citizens need in order to make a positive contribution to their communities and how this can be applied online. The lesson concludes…

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