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Digital Life 102: Students test their knowledge of digital media and talk about the role media plays in their lives.
Oops! I Broadcast It On The Internet: Students are introduced to the benefits of sharing information online and the potential risks of sharing inappropriate information.
Post To Be Private: Students view a video to discover the benefits and dangers around Social Networking. They end the lesson with an activity that focuses on the importance of keeping your Profile safe and why you should not trust the information people include in their profiles. Students view profiles and evaluate based on their online safety. Teacher: Please download the student activities located on the same page as the video.
Information Travels: Embarrassing or inappropriate photos and posts end up online for everyone to see. NSTeens discuss posting something online you will regret later. Students watch the video then discuss the Revealing Too Much points of importance in the window under the video. Teacher: Please download the handouts located on the same page as the video.
Copyrights and Wrongs: Students are introduced to copyright, fair use, and the rights they have as creators.
Feeling on Display: Students explore the pressures many teen girls and boys face to keep up appearances online.
Turn Down The Dial on Cyber Bullying and Online Cruelty: Students learn that cruelty can escalate quickly online because people are often anonymous and posts spread quickly.
Who Are You Online? Students explore how they and others represent themselves online, and the relationship between online and offline selves.
You Can't Take It Back: In this video, a teen regrets his participation on a web site created to rate others at his school. Using the Lesson Plan, students discuss the positive and negative aspects of the Internet and offer ideas about what the boy could have done when his friends asked him to rate the web site.
Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships: Students explore the risks and responsibilities of carrying out romantic relationships in the digital world.
Risky Online Relationships: Students first talk about common impressions of “stranger danger.”
Amy's Choice: Students watch the true story video about a 15-year-old girl who ran away from home to meet in person with a man she first met online. Using the Lesson Plan, they discuss how Amy was at risk and they can avoid similar situations by communicating with trusted adults.
Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying: Students learn about the dynamics of online cruelty and how it affects all of the people involved.
College Bound: Students learn that everything they or anyone else posts about them online becomes part of a public online presence known as a digital footprint.