Ignition Digital Literacy & Responsibility educates
students on the nuts and bolts of how technology
works while placing them in virtual environments
to tackle issues surrounding digital citizenship. The
course covers everything from internet safety and
cyberbullying to how to evaluate online content and
properly credit creators of online content.
The four-hour digital literacy curriculum, designed for students in grades 6 to 9, informs students about how technology works and provides an introduction to STEM careers. In addition to the modules, students apply their learning in virtual environments, demonstrating their mastery of issues such as privacy, security, cyberbullying, conducting online research, digital relationships, and the viral nature of the web.