2. Digital Literacy
Digital Literacy is about being able to make sense of digital media.
This occurs through meaningful and sustainable consumption and creation of
data that improve an individual’s potential to contribute to an authentic
This includes the ability to analyze, prioritize, and act upon the countless
digital media 21st century citizens encounter on a daily basis.
3. What is Digital Citizenship?
The digital world is a future dimension where people interact virtually on all
aspects of careers, education, and social life.
Digital citizenship is our behavior in that world, including how we treat data,
other people, and our participation and contributions.
There are new rights and responsibilities involved, including some around
potential data breaches.
4. Becoming A Digital Citizen
We are living in the digital age – more and more of our everyday activities and
tasks are becoming digital, be that work meetings or school classes. But, how
can one navigate the digital landscape, without exposing themselves to
misinformation or their data being stolen?
We communicate, recreate, and work in an internet-connected world.
Although this new paradigm makes much of life easier, it also requires some
adjustments to our habits. Among the challenges is being a good digital
The digital world is open to all that know how to use it.😎
The best part is, you don’t even have to leave your couch to visit this world,
because it’s all right here - in the palm of your hand. 🖐
5. Tips to becoming a good digital citizen
Keep your device secure
6. As a digital citizen you can do the following
Pay bills through online banking
Shop through apps and online orders
Learn new skills through online courses
Search for information, ideas and inspiration
Connect with friends and family through social media
15. More Tools
WeTransfer………File Sharing like photos, audios and videos less than 2GB
WhatsApp………...Messaging and Chat
Doodle……………. Scheduling Tool
Trello and Asana……………. Project management Tool
Loomio……………Decision Making Tool, free for only 14 days
Buffer and Hootsuite…………...Social Media Management Tools
Canva…………………Online Design Tool
Wix and WordPress……………Building Websites
16. Online Safety
Make sure that every click you make is safe
The internet is full of opportunity, but it can also be full of crime if you're not
Learning how to stay safe online is a key characteristic of your digital
citizenship. Let's get into it
Cybercriminals are really smart, and they're after any kind of private
information you can give them ☠ From banking details to passwords and even
your identity, cybercriminals will try every trick in the book to get it 👀
Your online safety begins with knowing how to manage your privacy settings.
17. App Permissions
Limit what apps can access 🎛
Your privacy is a huge part of your online safety
You have the power to decide what info an app is and isn't allowed to access
on your phone 📱
Never give permission to an app that wants access to your banking or email
Now that you know how to give apps certain permissions, it's time to learn
how to keep that info safe ✍
18. Never use simple passwords like 12345
Having a simple password is like locking your door with string 🔗 Not wise at
Your password should be hard for someone to guess but easy for you to
Strong passwords have a mix of letters, special characters, and numbers
A strong password makes it harder for people to access your info
Take a moment to consider what passwords you've made for your accounts.
How easy would it be for a cyber criminals to guess them
19. Here's a checklist of how to create
stronger passwords for your accounts
Never use personal names or info in your password, and most importantly -
never share this password with anyone, not even your pet 😸
A strong password should have:
1. At least one number
2. At least one symbol
3. At least one lowercase and one uppercase letter.
4. At least seven characters
20. How to make good decisions online
As a digital citizen, you’ll soon be spending a lot of time on the internet
exploring all kinds of news, opinions and stories
To stay focused and aware of the content you’re creating and consuming, you
need to be able to think critically about it
Critically thinking cuts through the noise online.
You need to be able to think clearly about all the information you find online
Without critical thinking skills, you can be easily manipulated, deceived, or
led to conclusions that others want you to have 😧
You need strong critical thinking skills so that you can maintain your own
beliefs and reach your own conclusions 🙂
But how do you do that?
22. Apply these questions to everything you read and see online
After analyzing all of this information, what do you think about the blog post?
1. Who wrote it?
2. Who is it aimed at?
3. Who would know more about it?
4. Where does this information come from?
5. Who are the sources?
6. Who might be funding this?
23. Creating Opportunities Online
Networking is one of the building blocks of creating wealth 💸
Since you have a good understanding of your phone now, let’s talk about one
of the most valuable ways you can use it - networking!
Connecting with opportunity is about connecting with the right people - this is
what we call networking 👭
Be specific about who you connect with
25. Here are opportunities that you can
Sell Your Photos
Create How-To Videos
Turn your interests into Podcast that pays
Set up Content and Web Development business