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Media Balance Is Important

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Title:

Media Balance Is Important

URL:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/media-balance-is-important

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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Students consider the feelings of themselves and others when making decisions about when, where, and how much to use technology. Through video and song, students will learn to balance the time they use technology and when to take breaks. 

Students will be able to:
  • Know when and why to take breaks from device time.
  • Consider the feelings of the people around them, even when engaged in fun online activities.
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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • can use devices responsibly.
  • can use software responsibly with help.
  • can obey internet safety rules.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • information
  • devices
  • software
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to identify responsible uses of devices.
  • how to identify responsible uses of software.
  • how to remember internet safety rules.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • identify responsible uses of devices: keeping them clean, correct methods for use.
  • identify responsible uses of software.
  • remember internet safety rules.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • they are responsible for using devices carefully to ensure they work and do not get broken.
  • there are correct ways to use software.
  • it is important to follow all rules when working on a computer.
  • they should only work on a computer when an adult is helping them.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
5) Demonstrate appropriate behaviors for working with others responsibly and kindly.

Examples: Face-to-face collaborative groups or interactions, online interactions, role play.

Insight Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will work with others and follow rules.
  • will be respectful of others.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • respect
  • task
  • communicate
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • taking turns is important to getting a task done on or off a computing device.
  • speaking/typing and behaving in a respectful way is important to getting a task done.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • take turns on and off a computing device.
  • speak/type and behave in a respectful way on and off a device.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • taking turns is necessary for positive and productive communication on and/or off a computing device.
  • being respectful on and/or off a computing device looks the same.
Tags: balance, device, responsible use, safe use
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Author: Aimee Bates