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High School
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    Being Good Digital Citizens... Project

    Being Good Digital Citizens... Project

    Overview

    This lesson describes a basic research and presentation project related to dangerous technology practices and situations.

    Summary

    This lesson describes a basic research and presentation project related to dangerous technology practices and situations.

    Materials

    Computer Access for each group.

    Background for Teachers

    Review the lesson plan on "Being Good Digital Citizens with Today's Technologies. This may be presented to students before the project is assigned, or the project may be done without the presentation depending on student knowledge about the suggested topics.

    Suggested topics:

    • cyber-bullying
    • technology
    • Internet predators
    • sexting
    • pornography
    • phishing
    • identify theft
    • social networking
    • online dating

     

    Student Prior Knowledge

    Students need to have a working understanding that technology use can create dangerous legal and personal situations.

     

    Intended Learning Outcomes

    Students will be able to identify dangerous technology practices.

    Instructional Procedures

    Using Utah's Online Library (EBSCO Knowledge Source databases), have students research any topic related to technology and potentially dangerous behavior or misuse of the technology. Students should take notes on what they find and then prepare a final project that shares what they learned.

    Below are some final project ideas:

    • posters
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • pamphlets
    • essays
    • videos
    • Public Service Announcements (PSA's)

     

    Strategies for Diverse Learners

    Pair ELL or LD students with a friend who can assist them in creating a combined project. Presentations should be appropriate to the learner.

    Oral presentations should be optional.

     

    Assessment Plan

    Use associated rubric.