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### Overview

This lesson takes a step back from creating the personal website to talk about personal information people choose to share digitally. The class begins by discussing what types of information are good to share with other people, then looks at several sample social media pages to see what types of personal information could be shared intentionally or unintentionally. Finally, the class comes up with a set of guidelines to follow when putting information online.

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## UP:DLCS18.6.6

### Vocabulary

• computational thinking

### Knowledge

Students know:
• how to define the problem.
• how to plan solutions.
• how to implement a plan.
• how to reflect on the results and process.
• how to iterate through the process again.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• identify the steps involved with formulating problems and solutions in a way that can be represented or carried with or without a computer.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
• computational thinking is formulating problems and solutions in a way that can be represented or carried out with or without a computer.

## UP:DLCS18.7.5

### Vocabulary

• computational thinking

### Knowledge

Students know:
• smaller tasks are easier to solve than complex problems.
• that trends in data can also speed up the problem-solving process.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• abstract portions of the problem and focus on smaller tasks to aid in solving a complex problem.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
• complex problems can be overwhelming.
• by decomposing the complex problem into simpler problems, a solution is easier to reach.

## UP:DLCS18.8.29

### Vocabulary

• ideation
• iteration
• problem-solving process

### Knowledge

Students know:
• that problem solving is a process to find the best solution.
• that through ideation and iteration, the final product or artifact may be a more polished or appropriate solution.

### Skills

Students are able to:
• gather initial data about a topic.
• informally propose a solution.
• gather feedback on informal proposal.
• design a solution to a chosen problem.

### Understanding

Students understand that:
• problem-solving is a process.
• products or artifacts may undergo many revisions after data is reviewed and feedback is received.

### CR Resource Type

Lesson/Unit Plan

### Resource Provider

Code.org
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