Digital Citizenship -a Four Week Unit

Dondero School
by Linda George
Note: For grades K-2 will be done during regular classes in the lab using authentic experiences.
K-2 Video Internet Safety
Grade 5 Project
Week 1-Pretest (Grades 3-5)

Discussed in groups of 3 or 4:
  1. Is it safe to be a passenger in a car in which the driver is reading texts or texting?
  2. Is it true that kids have to be at least 13 years old to be a member of Facebook?
  3. Is cyberbullying an online form of bullying?
  4. Is it really important to keep your passwords secret?
  5. If you are in an online game and someone you don't know asks you where you live or how old you are, what should you do?
  6. What do you do if someone keeps bothering you when you are online?
  7. Can you post anyone's picture on the web if you want to?
  8. If you post pictures of yourself online and then take them down the next day, are they gone forever?
  9. A boy or girl contacts you online and says he/she is exactly your age and likes the same things as you do. After a couple of weeks, he/she suggests that you meet up. What do you do?
  10. My friends say that if I forward an email to all my other friends that I might win a million dollars. We could really use that money. Would it harm anything to try?
Discuss:
Sending an email in all caps is an example of good digital etiquette. T or F
Having your cell phone ringer on vibrate during class is an example of good digital etiquette. T or F
Your friend is not responding to your text messages. You keep sending a bunch more. This is good digital etiquette. T or F
Watch:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=iJbYCYAVTjQ

Week -2 Video Professor Garfield (Grade 3)
http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/socialnetworking/
http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/digitaletiquette/

Week -2 Video on cyberbullying (Grades 4 and 5)
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/emmas-story-cyberbullied-by-a-best-friend
Did crossword puzzle
Week -3 Video from the UK (Grades 4 and 5)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_o8auwnJtqE#!
Discuss various issues. Take comments.
Crossword puzzle

Week 3-Online Safety (Grade 3)

http://learninglab.org/life_skills/online_safety/

Week 3-Digital Etiquette (Grades 4 and 5)
Crossword puzzle


Week 4-Forms of Media (Grade 3)

http://learninglab.org/life_skills/forms_of_media/

Online Privacy (Grades 3-5)

http://home.disney.com.au/activities/surfswellisland/ (Privacy module)

Week 4 Online Safety (Grades 4 and 5)

http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/onlinesafety/

Review pretest questions.

Assessment
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/digital-citizenship
http://k12digitalcitizenship.wikispaces.com/
http://digitalcitizenship.net/Nine_Elements.html


New videos 2014
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zY13laJuH98 Obsessed with butts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDpwQqzua_c
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cyz90LRl2eQ