Digital Citizenship 6-12


Gr 6-8

Gr 9-12

UNIT 1 (Gr. 6)

1 - DIGITAL LIFE 101

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

2 - STRATEGIC SEARCHING

What steps can help you find what you're looking for when you search online?

3 - SCAMS AND SCHEMES

What is identity theft, and how can protect yourself from it?

4 - CYBERBULLYING: BE UPSTANDING

How do you judge the intentions and impact of people's words and actions online?

5 - A CREATOR'S RIGHTS

What rights do you have as a creator?

UNIT 2 (Gr. 7)

1 - MY MEDIA

What are your personal media habits, and how much time do you spend with different forms of media?

2 - A CREATOR’S RESPONSIBILITIES

What responsibilities do you have to respect others' creative work?

3 - SAFE ONLINE TALK

How should you handle inappropriate online talk?

4 - WHICH ME SHOULD I BE?

What are the outcomes of presenting yourself in different ways online?

5 - GENDER STEREOTYPES ONLINE

What are gender stereotypes, and can they shape our experiences online?

UNIT 3 (Gr. 8)

1 - TRILLION-DOLLAR FOOTPRINT

What is a digital footprint, and what does yours convey?

2 - IDENTIFYING HIGH-QUALITY SITES

When can you trust what you find on the Internet?

3 - THE REALITY OF DIGITAL DRAMA

Does the way we think about digital drama have anything to do with gender?

4 - CYBERBULLYING: CROSSING THE LINE

When does inappropriate online behavior cross the line into cyberbullying, and what can you do about it?

5 - REWORK, REUSE, REMIX

What rights do you have as a creator?

UNIT 1 (Gr. 9)

1 - DIGITAL LIFE 102

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

2 - OOPS! I BROADCAST IT ON THE INTERNET

What are the consequences of oversharing online?

3 - COPYRIGHTS AND WRONGS

How can I make responsible choices when I use other people's creative work?

4 - FEELING ON DISPLAY

Are girls and guys judged differently when they post photos online?

5 - TURN DOWN THE DIAL ON CYBERBULLYING AND ONLINE CRUELTY

Which factors intensify cyberbullying and online cruelty, and what can you do to lessen them?

UNIT 2 (Gr. 10)

1 - MY ONLINE CODE

What does it mean to do the right thing online?

2 - WHO ARE YOU ONLINE?

How do you present yourself to the world online and offline?

3 - BUILDING COMMUNITY ONLINE

How can websites foster community online?

4 - OVEREXPOSED: SEXTING AND RELATIONSHIPS

What are the risks and responsibilities when you share online in a relationship?

5 - RISKY ONLINE RELATIONSHIPS

How can you tell when an online relationship is risky?

UNIT 3 (Gr. 11)

1 - RIGHTS, REMIXES, AND RESPECT

What should you consider when you use other people's creative work?

2 - TAKING PERSPECTIVES ON CYBERBULLYING

How does online cruelty affect the people involved?

3 - WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT INTERNET PRIVACY?

How do websites collect your personal information, and what can you do about it?

4 - BECOMING A WEB CELEB

What does it mean to become an Internet celebrity?

5 - COLLEGE BOUND

How can information you post on the Internet affect your future opportunities?

UNIT 4 (Gr. 12)

1 - PRIVATE TODAY, PUBLIC TOMORROW

How can you respect the privacy of others online?

2 - DOES IT MATTER WHO HAS YOUR DATA?

What are the upsides and downsides of companies collecting your data online?

3 - BREAKING DOWN HATE SPEECH

How can you create a community culture in which hate speech is unacceptable, both online and offline?

4 - RETOUCHING REALITY

What are the creative and ethical aspects of digital-photo manipulation?

5 - COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE

What are the benefits and drawbacks of people working together to create information online?