Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Grades:3-5

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:

  • Student learns that when people communicate without seeing the other person’s face or hearing their voice, it can be hard to know if they are angry are happy.
  • Student learns that sometimes people make faces with symbols to show how they are feeling.
  • Student learns to make a :) to show they are smiling or happy, and :( when they are sad.
  • Student learns to not type with capitol letters, as it means you are shouting.
  • Student learns that they should always think about how someone will feel before they say or write something, they should put themselves in the other person’s place and imagine how they would feel.
  • Student learns that when they are mad, they should stop and wait until they are not mad before they write something.
  • Student learns that if someone writes them a message that is meant to make them feel bad, they should show it to a teacher or parent, and not reply.
  • Student learns that they must never try to hurt someone by writing something mean.
  • Student learns that if they know that someone is trying to hurt someone else, they should tell their parent or teacher.
  • Student learns that they should never help someone hurt another person by spreading rumors or saying mean things.
  • Student learns that it is important to be careful what they send using technology, to make sure it is something their parents and teachers would approve of, because anything sent using technology could be made visible to everyone in the world, and could even be used by someone to hurt them at any time, now or in the future.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

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

Bullying and Harassment

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment

Bullying and Harassment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Bullying and Harassment 

Cultural Influences, Impact and Issues 

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

Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

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

Digital Citizenship

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

Digital Citizenship 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship 

Empathy

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Appreciate Diversity > Empathy

Ethical Usage

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Ethical Usage

Ethics 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Ethics 

Intellectual Property

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Internet Attacks and Abuse

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse

Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse 

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

Responsible Use

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

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Social Influences, Impact and Issues

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues

Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

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

Vocabulary Development

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Vocabulary Development

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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  • See discussion text.

  • Have students play a quick “instant messaging game”. Give each pair of students a pad of paper. Ask them to write short messages back and forth to one another without talking. Discuss how a conversation using paper and pencil is different than a face to face conversation.

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