Introduction (Week 1)
Why is digital citizenship important to teach? Post an answer to the question and then you can see and reply to other teacher's answers.
Tech's Impact (Week 2)
The Atlantic article about teenage mental health and smartphones.
A journalist gives up his smartphone for a year and explores what he gained and what he lost by doing so.
How much information do ad companies keep on us?
As a side note, consider using http://www.duckduckgo.com for searching without tracking.
How does using GPS affect our brain and our sense of place?
A series about a reporter trying to not use each of the big tech companies (and then trying to not use ANY of them) and still function.
Read one of the articles above and post your thoughts on how tech is impacting society. Make sure you mention which article you read in your post. Post two reflections or post one and reply to one.
Apply (Week 3)
You can use the links below to give you ideas on what you can do to support your students' digital leadership. Then post your experience in the forum.
Read about how focused browsing works
Read about the activity viewer which summarizes class activity.
A list of talking points you can use for quick reinforcement of digital leadership concepts.
Click on the grade range and you can explore lessons by topic. 3-8 available now k-2 and 9-12 available August 2019
Do some classroom activity to teach/support digital leadership (use teacher dashboard to provide student accountability, include a digital citizenship mini lesson in your class, use a common sense media lesson, request and discuss a student's activity through GoGuardian, establish new procedures around tech use, etc.). Share what you did and your reflection on the activity. Post two activities or post one and reply to one.
Not required, for completion but if you find something useful, please share it here