Chamisa Elementary Recognized As Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship

Beverly Nelson is helping Chamisa first grade student Asiah Martinez learn the new Common Sense Education educational resources. Courtesy/LAPS

LAPD News:

Common Sense Education, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, recognized Beverly Nelson, the teacher-librarian at Chamisa Elementary, for her efforts to certify Chamisa as a Common Sense Certified School: Digital Citizenship.

“We’re honored to be recognized as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School,” said Nelson. “By preparing our students to use technology safely and responsibly, we are providing them unlimited opportunities to maximize and personalize their learning.”

Chamisa Elementary has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole community approach.

to preparing its students to use the immense power of digital media to explore, create, connect, and learn, while limiting the perils that exist in the online realm, such as plagiarism, loss of privacy, and cyber-bullying.

Jessica Lindl, Head of Common Sense Education said, “We applaud the faculty and staff of Chamisa Elementary for embracing digital citizenship as an important part of their students’ education. Chamisa Elementary deserves high praise for giving its students the foundational skills they need to compete and succeed in the 21st-century workplace and participate ethically in society at large.”

Common Sense Education’s ratings and reviews platform helps educators discover, use, and share high quality digital products that propel student learning. They work with more than 340,000 teacher members in over 110,000 schools to help ensure all children have theopportunity to thrive in the 21st century.

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