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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Grades:K-2

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 that when technology makes it possible for people to communicate without seeing the other person's face or hearing a voice, sometimes it is hard to know if that person is angry or happy.
  • Students learn that sometimes people make faces with symbols to show how they are feeling.
  • Students learn to make a :) to show they are smiling or happy, and :( when they are sad.
  • Students learn that when someone uses technology to write and they only use uppercase letters, the other person thinks they are shouting at them.
  • Students learn that they should always think about how someone will feel before they say or write something
  • Students learn that when they are mad, they should stop and wait until they are not mad before they write something.
  • 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, and not reply.
  • Students learn that they must never try to hurt someone by writing something mean.
  • Students learn that if they know that someone is trying to hurt someone else, they should tell their parent or teacher.
  • Students learn that they should never help someone hurt another person by spreading rumors or saying mean things.
  • Students learn 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 to hurt them at any time now or in the future.
  • Students learn to never share their passwords except with parents and teachers.
  • Students learn to never give out private information or where they live or go to school.

Subjects:

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 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

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Social Media

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

Social Networking 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Social Networking 

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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  • Have students write a simple message to a friend as if they were writing an email, commenting on a social networking site, or sending a text message. Tell them it should be a kind message that would make their friend happy. Then they can type the message using word processing software.
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.
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.
1A-IC-17 Work respectfully and responsibly with others online. (P2.1)
1A-IC-18 Keep login information private, and log off of devices appropriately. (P7.3)
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1b Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1b Build on others' talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1b Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.