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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Mixed Graded

Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation, student self-assessment and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include opened-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or a self-assessment

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: COPPA, Cookies, Data Collection, Data Use, Digital Footprint, Online Privacy Rights, Online Safety, Personal Information, Privacy, Privacy Policy


Objectives:

  • Students describe how and why websites collect and use personal information.
  • Students interpret online privacy policies.
  • Students identify the rights of a website visitor.
  • Students describe the laws related to online privacy for children/teens.
  • Students analyze the privacy policies of their favorite websites.

Subjects:

Cookies and Caching 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Cookies and Caching 

Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

From Nonfiction Material

Language Arts > Research > Collect Data / Note Taking > Gather Facts Information Highlighting > From Nonfiction Material

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 

Privacy 

Technology Education > Media and Culture > Law and Legal Issues > Privacy 

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Security and Privacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy 

Sharing of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Sharing of Information 

Social Media

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Social Media

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and Participation The student followed all directions and went above and beyond in answering all questions in the assignment.The student followed all directions and answered all questions in the assignment.The student followed most directions and answered most questions in the assignment.The student did not follow directions or answer the questions in the assignment.
Required Final Product Components The final product includes additional elements to enhance the assignment beyond the required components.The final product includes all components required by the assignment.The final product includes most of the components required by the assignment.The final product does not demonstrate the components required by the assignment.
Organization and Originality The final product is exceptionally well designed, includes additional elements, contains no spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and reveals student’s creative insights into the assignment.The final product is neat, includes all components required by the assignment, contains minimal spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and includes some creative elements.The final product is adequate but lacks neatness and creativity, contains some spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes and is missing required components.The final product is not neat or creative, is missing required components and contains many spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes.
Digital Literacy Skills Application The final product clearly demonstrates an accurate and deep level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates an accurate and appropriate level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates some understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates little to no understanding of the concept.
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.c Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
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.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
S.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
S.7.a Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
2-NI-05 Explain how physical and digital security measures protect electronic information. (P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.W.6.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
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