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Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Grades:2-8

Score Type:Manually Graded

Work completed by a student may be reviewed and evaluated by either entering the grade directly into the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook, or by using a grader application to assist in reviewing and grading student work

Available Language: English


Objectives:

  • Students learn not to post their phone number online, or they will be vulnerable to cyber bullying, criminals that want to meet them, and scams.
  • Students learn that they don't really know for sure if the person texting them is the person that owns the phone.
  • Students learn to not text personal information of themselves or others, the phone they are texting to could have been stolen.
  • Students learn to never text a password or pin to a friend, the person requesting could have stolen the phone.
  • Students learn to never let someone they don't know use their cell phone because they can impersonate them by making a prank call or texting.
  • Students learn that if they let someone they know use their phone, to carefully watch what they do, to make sure they don't impersonate them.
  • Students learn to ignore unexpected links, files, pictures and phone numbers, to only click if they know who sent it and why.
  • Students learn to not text while walking.
  • Students learn that excessive texting can cause Texting Teen Tendonitis (TTT), which is the beginning stages of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
  • Students learn the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and that they should tell their parents if they have these symptoms.
  • Students learn to use netiquette, use punctuations and emoticons to communicate emotion, never text in all caps as it means shouting.
  • Students learn to think before they text, to never text anything they wouldn't say in person.
  • Students learn that they should always think about how someone will feel before they text, they should put themselves in the other person's place and imagine how they would feel.
  • Students learn that when they are mad, they should stop and wait until they are not mad before they text something to the person they are mad at.
  • Students learn that if someone writes them a message that is meant to make them feel bad, they should show it to a teacher or parent before deleting it, and not reply.
  • Students learn that they must never try to hurt someone by texting or sending photos.
  • Students learn they must never help someone else hurt someone by texting or sending photos.
  • Students learn to only text or reply to people they know, if they don't recognize the number, they must ignore the text and possibly try find out who texted them when they are at school the next day.
  • Students learn to never send anything by texting that could be used to hurt them or embarrass them.
  • Students learn that anything sent electronically can be forwarded and be put online and used to hurt them now or in the future, and remain public for the entire world to see, permanently.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Application of Safe Use of Tools and Equipment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Application of Safe Use of Tools and Equipment 

Bullying and Harassment

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment

Bullying and Harassment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment 

Digital Citizenship

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship 

Ethics 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Ethics 

Internet Safety

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Internet Safety

Negative Impact

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

On-line Etiquette 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > On-line Etiquette 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Personal Safety / Use / Online

Positive / Negative Impact

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Products in Daily Life > Positive / Negative Impact

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Responsible Use

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Responsible Use

Risks and Benefits of Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Mobile Applications > Risks and Benefits of Use 

Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Texting

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Texting
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S.2.a Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
S.2.b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
S.2.d Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.
1A-IC-17 Work respectfully and responsibly with others online. (P2.1)