Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship
Posted on 03/03/2020
Cell PhoneThis month sixth-grade students have been learning about privacy and data collection by online companies and apps. This is a great discussion to have with your tween as they grow their online use of sites and apps:

Who is collecting my kids' data, and what are they doing with it?
Companies from McDonald's to NPR can collect data on every interaction a user has with a website. That includes anything you click on and any information you input when you fill out a form. They can even look for keywords in your online profile or email, and, in some cases, they can access data from people in your network or use data to personally identify individual users.

Read more on online privacy on Common Sense Media.
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