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Boston ES Earns Digital Citizenship Certification

Posted On: Monday, June 15, 2020

Common Sense Digital Badge 2019-20

Boston Elementary School has earned national certification for digital citizenship!

The school has been recognized as a Common Sense Certified School for Digital Citizenship by Common Sense Education.  The national nonprofit organization guides educators in teaching students how to use technology safely and adopt positive digital skills and habits.

“We applaud Boston Elementary School’s faculty and staff for embracing digital citizenship as an important part of their students’ education,” said Liz Kline, Common Sense Education’s vice president of education programs. “They deserve high praise for giving students the foundational skills they need to compete and succeed in the 21st-century workplace and participate ethically in society at large.”

Boston ES achieved the certification by teaching students to think critically and use technology responsibly, including how to combat cyberbullying, understand privacy issues, and avoid plagiarism.

Principal Valerie Lowery thanked Media Specialist Jennifer Martin, who also has earned individual certification, for coordinating the school’s successful application.   

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