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Digital Citizenship, Netiquette, Cyber-safety, and Online Bullying

Digital Citizenship, Netiquette, Cyber-safety, and Online Bullying

Author: Josiah Wallace
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Tutorial

Cybersafety

Netiquette, Cybersafety, and Digital Citizenship

Writing Prompt # 1

What legitimate concerns about safety were raised by adults on the video?  What risks do teens face when taking part in social networking sites and chat rooms?  What kind of information is OK to give out online? What information should not be posted?

Digital Citizenship Video

Video about the dangers of posting information online.

Writing Prompt # 2

How can your online present affect your current life?  Your future self?

Anti-Bullying Video

Anti-bullying video.

Anti-Bullying Team Poster Activity

Directions: As a team, respond to each of the following questions or tasks as you create your team poster:

  1. Is bullying online different than bullying at school?Why? 
  2. Have you experienced or witnessed bullying at your school?  
  3. What can you do to stop the bullying from occurring?
  4. As a team, come up with 3 specific steps to take if you witness online bullying occurring.  Write these on your poster
  5. As a team, come up with 3 things that a good digital citizen does to prevent online bullying
  6. Come up with a team anti-bullying slogan
  7. Draw an image that represents your team and your commitment to prevent online bullying

Video about Digital Footprint

Homework  Directions:

Consider your own online presence.  At home, google your name and see what kinds of information comes up.  How much information did you find?  Is your online presence an accurate image of who you are?  How would you feel about having this information available online ten years from now?  If you didn’t find any information about yourself, mention why you think that is.  

Lesson Plan Outline

Link to my lesson plan on Google Drive: 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1pNRtLEzQquzxjZhmVVJIIs6HKpzwH_3oNm0yij2KeNI/edit?usp=sharing 

 

Project 1: 1 Computer Lesson Plan

 

Grade Level:  Grade 11

Subject: English

Topic: Digital Citizenship, Cybersafety, Online Bullying, Netiquette

 

Standards:

Writing » Grade 11-12

 

Range of Writing:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.11-12.10

Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

 

Speaking & Listening » Grade 11-12

 

Comprehension and Collaboration:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.1

Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 11-12 topics, texts, and issues, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.

Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.11-12.4

Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.


 

ISTE Standards:

Communication and Collaboration

b. Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats

d. Contribute to project teams to produce original

works or solve problems


 

Objectives:

Students will write reflective responses about cybersafety and netiquette using proper writing conventions (spelling, grammar, and syntax).

Students will be able to work collaboratively with peers and come to consensus as they create a team anti-bullying poster

 

Materials: Computer, projector, 25 pencils, 25 lined sheets of paper, 8 posters,  markers(8 boxes), Sophia (lesson platform), Youtube

 

Lesson Plan (60 Min):

Greet Students (2 minutes)

introduce them to the topic of the lesson (digital citizenship, cybersafety, anti-bullying, netiquette).  Hand out a paper and pencil to each student.

 

Show Videos and have students respond to writing prompts (20 min)

Video #1: http://youtu.be/_Y8NSqeEM_Y

Writing Prompt:

What legitimate concerns about safety were raised by adults on the video?  What risks do teens face when taking part in social networking sites and chat rooms?  What kind of information is OK to give out online? What information should not be posted?

Video # 2: http://youtu.be/zdqVLeg6C9s

Writing Prompt: How can your online present affect your current life?  Your future self?

 

Discussion  (8 min)

Discuss written answers (first in pairs, then whole class)

 

Anti-Bullying Team Poster Activity  (20 min)

Group students into teams of 3 or 4 learners.  Explain to students that they will be creating a poster that addresses some specific questions from you.  

Play Anti-Bullying Clip: http://youtu.be/bdQBurXQOeQ

Questions: Pose these question to the class and give them a few minutes to answer each one

Is bullying online different than bullying at school?  Why?

Discuss: have you experienced or witnessed bullying at your school?  

What can you do to stop the bullying from occurring?

As a team, come up with 3 specific steps to take if you witness online bullying occurring.  Write these on your poster

As a team, come up with 3 things that a good digital citizen does to prevent online bullying

Come up with a team anti-bullying slogan

Draw an image that represents your team and your commitment to prevent online bullying

 

Poster Presentations (5 min)

Teams stand up and find a different team to partner with.  These teams must present their posters and responses with one another.

 

Assign Homework (5 minutes)

Show clip about digital footprint: http://youtu.be/ppKXBqel3jY

Directions:

Consider your own online presence.  At home, google your name and see what kinds of information comes up.  How much information did you find?  Is your online presence an accurate image of who you are?  How would you feel about having this information available online ten years from now?  If you didn’t find any information about yourself, mention why you think that is.