Digital Citizenship Lesson
This is a lesson about Digital Citizenship. The lesson follows ISTE Student Standard 2b: Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world. Students will be creating posters on Adobe Spark to demonstrate their understanding.
In this lesson, students will be exploring the importance of Digital Citizenship. ISTE Student Standard 2b: Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
Please be aware of the following:
- Time frame: One 45 minute class; may need extra time for students to complete posters.
- Format may be synchronous, asynchronous, face-to-face, or virtual
Background for Teachers
Step 1 - Goals and Outcomes
- ISTE Student Standard 2b: Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
- Students will be able to create a poster explaining the importance of protecting digital identity and reputation.
Step 2 - Planning Instruction
Student Background Knowledge
- Prior to this lesson, students will need to have an understanding of the internet, social media, and Adobe Spark (or similar tool)
Strategies for Diverse Learners
Teachers can adjust the lesson to meet the needs of diverse learners by:
-Assinging students to groups based on their needs
-Assigning students a peer tutor
-Model and demonstrate apprpriate examples
-Encourage students to ask questions
-Allow students to watch tutorial clips as needed
Step 3 - Instruction
Present the Digital Citizenship Slideshow. After watching the YouTube clip, ask students the 3 questions on the same slide.
Then, lead a class disussion the the 3 scenarios listed in the presentation. You may want to break the students into small groups, then bring the class back together to share ideas.
Finally, expain the Adobe Spark Poster assignment as outlined in the presentation. When students are complete, you may want to print the best posters and diaply them in your classsroom for the year.
Step 4 - Assessments
After students watch the YouTube clip, asess their understanding with answers to the 3 questions, located on the same Google slide. Depending on time, you may want to have a class discussion, or have students write their answers down.
During the class discussion, ensure appropriate information is shared.
Have students submit their Adobe Spark posters and use the attached rubirc to record student progress. As students are working on their posters, monitor their work and ask them informal questions about their work.