Teachers understand local and global societal issues and responsibilities in an evolving digital culture and exhibit legal and ethical behavior in their professional practices.
- Advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources
- Address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources
- Promote and model digital etiquette and responsible social interactions related to the use of technology and information
- Develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital age communication and collaboration tool
Now with the advancing technology, I think that it is more important then ever to educate our students about the good and bad sides of technology. Students seem to be unaware of the shelf life of images, comments, or tweets that they send out on the internet. As a budding teacher, I think it is vital to educate our students about how to deal with technology safely and appropriately.