Digital Citizenship is a broad term that not only covers SAFETY when researching online, but also copyright/fair use. Here are some recommendations:

  1. Students in elementary school should not be “Googling” for information, but should be using “Safe Search Engines,” such as the following:
Kids Info Bits
Yahoo Kids
Ivy's Safe Searches[[]] Library

  1. Students should refrain from copying/pasting images from websites that do not expressly give permission for use. The following article gives you 10 sites that are copyright friendly for use in student work:
I do NOT recommend allowing kids to go onto the Creative Commons site—it is NOT filtered for content!!

  1. For more detailed information about copyright/fair use laws, please refer to the following article:

Media Center sites: