The Elk Grove Unified School District celebrates the outstanding contributions and achievements of its students. An important goal of this website is to document and showcase student work to a district-wide and worldwide audience. By posting examples of student-created content using multimedia communication skills, we are also creating a valuable resource to demonstrate the infusion of digital citizenship skills into 21st century teaching and learning.

The examples below represent a sampling of recent K-12 student-created digital content.

Valley High School Students Speak Out for Digital Citizenship Month

The final highlight of EGUSD’s 2012-2013 digital citizenship initiative was provided by Valley High School seniors Joyce Joseph and Frendely Vang. On the evening before their graduation, they accepted an invitation from the NWP Radio Talk Show to address a national audience on the importance of practicing active citizenship, both online and face-to-face. Read the article.

Foulks Ranch Students Walk the Red Carpet on SEVA Award Night

An annual spring event many EGUSD students and teachers look forward to is the Sacramento Educational Cable Commissions’  SEVA Award Night. This event has evolved into the premiere opportunity to showcase student educational videos to the Sacramento community. This year, one young filmmaker from Jim Bentley’s Foulks Ranch classroom created and submitted a PSA (public service announcement) entry to promote an important digital citizenship theme and 21st century skill: Spread happiness. Not rumors.

John Ehrhardt Kinders Speak Out on Upstanders, Not Bystanders

Kindergarten students in Lesley McKillop’s classroom are practicing their citizenship skills by sharing their thoughts on why we need upstanders.

Note: All EGUSD staff are invited to contribute to the Digital Citizenship Student Showcase. Please contact Gail Desler in Technology Services if you have a student project you would like to showcase or a student project idea you would like to discuss.