Digital Citizenship

  • Common Sense Education Badge

    Fulton County Schools has embraced digital citizenship as an important part of educating today's students. Our district believes that preparing students to use technology safely and responsibly is an essential commitment as we leverage educational technology to personalize learning and boost student engagement. As a result of this belief, we teach all students tangible skills related to internet safety, protecting online reputations, personal privacy, managing online relationships, and respecting creative copyright. Fulton County has been approved as a Common Sense Certified District for Digital Citizenship since 2016, an honor that recognizes our efforts in teaching digital citizenship to young people and engaging the entire community in this important discussion. This recognitio​n is provided by Common Sense Education, part of a national nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

    Visit Common Sense Media for great tools that you can use at home to further support these goals!


    Online Digital Citizenship Course for Parents

    family looking at a tablet You can help keep the children in your family safe online by talking to them about what it means to be a good digital citizen.  Fulton County Schools has partnered with GoEnnouce to provide parents with an online Digital Citizenship course, consisting of six, 10-minute videos designed to help you navigate this important topic with your students.  Topics covered in the online course include: 

    • Digital Citizenship Introduction
    • Safety, Health, & Wellness
    • Etiquette
    • Literacy
    • Commerce
    • Cyberbullying

    Click here to access the online course for parents from GoEnnounce.