George Lucas Educational Foundation

Digital Citizenship

Learn about online safety, cyberbullying, netiquette, privacy, copyright, and the norms of appropriate, responsible behavior to help young people consider their digital footprint.

  • Blended Learning

    Facilitating a Class Twitter Chat

    Tips for hosting a Twitter chat with your students—a handy tool for enhancing digital literacy and engaging introverts.
  • Digital Citizenship

    What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

    Ideas on how to guide students to the knowledge and experience they need to act responsibly online.
  • Digital Citizenship

    How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students

    A lesson plan for helping students as young as kindergarten begin to understand how to be safe online.
  • Digital Citizenship

    3 Tips for Managing Phone Use in Class

    Setting cell phone expectations early is key to accessing the learning potential of these devices and minimizing the distraction factor.
  • Classroom Technology

    Digital Tools and Distraction in School

    We should be deliberately teaching middle and high school students how to manage their devices.
  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital Citizenship Week: 6 Resources for Educators

    Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22, and it's the perfect time to talk about online responsibility and safety. Explore some of the best resources to bring digital citizenship into the classroom.
  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

    A collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
  • Social Media

    Social Media in Education: Resource Toolkit

    This collection of blogs, articles, and videos aims to help educators deploy social-media tools to develop professionally, connect with parents and communities, and engage students in 21st-century learning.
  • 5-Minute Film Festival

    5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship

    VideoAmy explores the topic of digital citizenship with this playlist of videos on the importance of online safety, manners, privacy, and responsibility.
  • Social Media

    Making the Case for Social Media in Schools

    Social media is becoming an essential tool for professional growth, curriculum planning, and student engagement. Twitter, Instagram, Skype, and other platforms offer endless educational possibilities.
  • 5-Minute Film Festival

    5-Minute Film Festival: Turning Bystanders Into Upstanders Against Bullying

    Transforming bystanders into "upstanders" is an effective strategy for bullying prevention. This collection of videos and resources will show students how to speak out when they see someone being bullied.
  • Technology Integration

    Tell Your Story on Digital Learning Day 2016

    The fifth annual Digital Learning Day will be on February 17, 2016. Find resources to help you celebrate, tell your story, and support digital learners all year long.
  • 5-Minute Film Festival

    5-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

    In K-12 education, it's a challenge to navigate the copyright and fair use waters. What can educators use? How can they use it? VideoAmy has collected some fun, engaging videos to help teachers and students understand the confusing subject.
  • Digital Citizenship

    How Much Screen Time? That’s the Wrong Question

    Instead of obsessing over the quantity of screen time, we should focus on improving the quality of it.