Sangster Elementary Receives Common Sense Media Award

May 29, 2019

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, has recognized Sangster Elementary as a Common Sense School.

Sangster has demonstrated its commitment to taking a whole-community approach to preparing its students to think critically and use technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate, while limiting the perils that exist in the online realm, such as plagiarism, loss of privacy, and cyberbullying. The recognition acknowledges our schools commitment creating a culture of digital citizenship.

Sangster has been using Common Sense Education's innovative and research-based digital citizenship resources. The resources teach students, educators, and parents tangible skills related to internet safety, protecting online reputations and personal privacy, media balance, managing online relationships, and media literacy. The free K-12 curriculum is used in classrooms across all 50 states, in more than 50,000 schools, by more than half a million educators.

To learn more about the criteria Sangster Elementary met to become recognized as a Common Sense School, visit https://www.commonsense.org/education/recognition-schools.