Week 2 digital footprint - Digital Citizenship

Digital Footprint
Objective: Students will gain awareness
of what it means to have a digital
Review – What is digital citizenship?
 Link to intro video
 Link to 8 min video
 Create a concept map:
Types of Digital Media
Actions students take with digital media
Your feelings about digital media
Your parents feelings about digital media
What is a digital footprint?
 Digital footprint handout
Write your name,
date and period on
the top right corner
of the handout
link to digital dossier
your digital footprint
 What can be found when you Google
 Data collected by different websites
you visit
 Data recorded by email, educational
networking, cell phone and video
game companies
 Anywhere where you use a username
and password
On your digital footprint document
List all the accounts you have
Educational networks
Phones you text
Video games you play online
Digital Footprint Video
 Think about your online activity:
What is your digital reputation?
 Watch video
 After video, write 2-3 sentences describing
your digital reputation AND 2-3 sentences
describing your “real life” reputation.
Are they the same?
Are they positive?
Kidsmart Digital Footprint
Read webpage:
Create your own digital footprint after
reading and using the template on
the webpage
Additional activities from website, if
time permits
Netiquette Rules
Students will identify the
“rules” of netiquette
Students will devise a way to
teach 6th graders about
Link to protecting reputations
 Brainstorm a list of etiquette rules that you
use when face-to-face in a social situation
 Discuss how these rules might change
depending on the person/people you are
talking to
 2 Volunteers: Impromptu conversation in
front of the class
Roles: young Justin Bieber fan & adult
who think JB is the worst performer ever, a
person who has never heard of JB, a die
hard Lady Gaga fan, or…
Google Docs, Edmodo or Today’s Meet
 Complete the same activity with impromptu
conversations, but this time use an online
collaborative tool such as Edmodo or Google
Docs to simulate a chat room or exchange of
 Discuss the difficulties encountered in an online
discussion, what elements of conversation are
missing in an online discussion (body language,
facial expression, tone)?
 Homework - Plan a creative way to teach the
rules of netiquette to a 6th grader (film, podcast,
PSA, Poster). They don't have to create it, just plan
Digital Communities &
Educational Networking
identify the ups and downs of
educational networking and
digital communities.
Use the clickers - True or False
1. Students are part of an educational networking site.
2. Students use an educational networking site at least 3
times a week.
3. Students use the Internet to communicate with their
4. Students us the Internet to play games with others.
5. Students use the Internet to post creative work.
6. Students have had something good happen to them by
using the Internet.
7. Students have run into some kind of problem, or ended
up feeling upset because of something that happened
on the Internet
Google Drive, Edmodo or Today’s Meet
Reflect on your Internet use and digital
life in general
Read and respond to at least 2 other
students' reflections
Your responses should indicate that
you have read and analyzed both
authors' works and have compared
evidence as to how their digital lives
are or aren't affected by use of the
Class Discussion
 If the Internet, cell phones, or
other forms of digital media did
not exist, would your life be better
or worse?
 How would you feel if you could
not use digital media for a week?
Would your life be different in any
2 Readings
 Internet Safety: Safe Surfing Tips
for Teens
 Protecting Your Online Identity
and Reputation
 What measures should be taken
to ensure your safety and privacy
while online.?
On Guard Online
 Remind Kids That Online Actions Have
 Tell Kids to Limit What They Share
 Encourage Online Manners
 Limit Access to Your Kids’ Profiles
 Talk to Kids About What They’re Doing Online
Track your time and activity online
over the next 2 days.
Keep a log of every time they text or get
online and write down what sites they are
visiting and if they are exchanging
information on the sites.
 This homework could be modified by
having students pledge to give up texting
and online activity for one or more days how was their day different?

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