Essay About Digital Citizenship

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In this new story of education, real learning happens anytime, anywhere, with anyone – not just with teachers and same-age school peers, from June to March of school year. According to Will Richardson (2012), abundance of information and people connected online is changing government, health care, music, shopping and just about every other aspect of our lives in one way or another. Education also changes. Firstly, the accreditation is changing. Before accreditation agencies will look into piles of documents that will meet their set of criteria of being into a certain level. Now, these agencies will also look into how schools mold their learners to become the 21st century skilled individuals. Secondly, access to courses is changing. Technical – vocational is the new trend for the upcoming senior high school students. They now have other options other than the university tracking. Thirdly, as globalization and connectedness ramp up, traditional definitions of employment are being re-written. Fewer companies now offer full-time jobs. It was predicted that by year 2020, there would be 70 million freelancers, consultants and independent workers. This means that the K-12 education system in the Philippines will have to revamp itself to cater all these changes. Jesuit Education adapts means and methods in order to achieve…show more content…
The concept of digital citizenship relates to the responsible, ethical, and safe use of ICT by students as members of society and citizens of the global community. “Everyone has an internal compass, but adults need to teach children how to find and use it” (Ribble, 2011). Furthermore, he said that, “Digital Citizenship is a concept which helps teachers and technology leaders understand what students should know to use technology appropriately. It is more that just a teaching tool, it is a way to prepare students for a society full of

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