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Digital Trails

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Title:

Digital Trails

URL:

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

Content Source:

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Common Sense Media
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.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will demonstrate responsible uses of devices independently.
  • will demonstrate responsible uses of software independently.
  • will explain what is personal information and what pieces of personal information should or should not be shared with others online.
  • will explain the importance of following internet safety when using computing devices online.
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • use devices responsibly.
  • use software responsibly.
  • explain internet safety rules.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • demonstrate responsible uses of devices, on their own such as keeping them clean, correct methods for use.
  • demonstrate responsible uses of software on their own.
  • explain why safety is important when using computing devices and the internet.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • they have a responsibity to use devices correctly and care for them.
  • they should only use software that an adult has approved.
  • computing devices can be very helpful but it is important to follow safety rules.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
6) Demonstrate appropriate behaviors for communicating in a digital environment.

Example: netiquette.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will be kind in a digital environment.
  • will take turns in a digital environment.
  • will respect other's work in a digital environment.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • netiquette
  • respect
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to take turns in a digital environment.
  • that respectful behavior in a digital environment means acting kindly and respectfully and respecting other's work.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • transfer their knowledge of polite behavior to the digital environment.
  • take turns, speak/type respectfully, respect others work.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • being kind and respectful online is just as important as it is offline.
  • their online behavior is recorded.
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.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will list how digital communication has made life better.
  • will list the dangers of digital communication.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • identity
  • positive
  • negative
  • artifact
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • everything they put in a digital environment may always accessible, even if they delete it.
  • behavior and artifacts created in a digital environment can reflect positively or negatively on the student.
  • digital communication helps you communicate and collaborate with people furthur away, faster, and easier.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • list positive impacts of digital communication.
  • list negative impacts of digital communication.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • all things that I do in a digital environment, whether positive and/or negative, can be recorded, reproduced, and may become part of my digital identity forever.
Tags: digital footprint, permanent, private information, trail
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Author: Aimee Bates