Best-selling author and educator Jason Ohler addresses how today’s globally connected infosphere has broadened the definition of citizenship and its impact on educators, students, and parents.

Agenda Item 3: Character Education for the Digital Age
Agenda item 3: Character education for the digital age

With a good deal of background work completed, our school board now turns to the issue of what a character education program would look like for digital citizens. Developing such a program will take time, experimentation, and a good deal of public involvement. What follows is our ideal school board's initial pass at fleshing out some of the details.

Connecting Digital Citizenship and Character Education

When I raise the topic of digital citizenship with friends and colleagues, many respond by asking, “What's that?”

Explaining digital citizenship and its implications for education can be difficult, especially for those who do not have much experience with social media. When I attempt an explanation, ...

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