Parenting: How do you teach proper digital behavior?

Digital citizenship is all about being safe, smart, ethical and responsible. And it\'s up to parents to teach proper digital behavior. (Thinkstock)
Teaching digital citizenship

Randi Martin | November 15, 2014 6:35 am

WASHINGTON — Technology has made today’s children digital citizens of the world; they have everything at their fingertips. But as Uncle Ben once told Peter Parker in “Spider-Man,” “With great power comes great responsibility.”

How do parents teach kids to behave responsibly online?

Crista Sumanik, director of communications at Common Sense Media, an organization that provides parents with information about children and media use, says the key is to outline expectations and monitor your child’s use.

“When it’s time for your child to get his driver license, you don’t just say,



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