Digital Trails

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Title:

Digital Trails

URL:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/digital-trails

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Does what you do online always stay online? Students learn that the information they share online leaves a digital footprint or "trail." Depending on how they manage it, this trail can be big or small, and harmful or helpful. Students compare different trails and think critically about what kinds of information they want to leave behind.

Students will be able to:
  • Learn that the information they share online leaves a digital footprint or "trail"
  • Explore what information is OK to be shared online

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
6) Demonstrate appropriate behaviors for communicating in a digital environment.

Example: netiquette.

Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
7) List positive and negative impacts of digital communication.

Example: Anything posted or communicated electronically may be easily reproduced and could remain a positive or negative part of your digital identity/footprint.

Tags: digital footprint, permanent, private information, trail
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Author: Aimee Bates