PVUSD Net Safety Plan 9-12

Click below for all digital citizenship lessons in Common Sense Media:

Common Sense Scope and Sequence K-12

Recognizing and reporting inappropriate online behavior

 

Topic: Recognizing and reporting inappropriate online behavior
Lesson Title: Sexting - Gross AND Dangerous!

Introductory Question(s) and or background information: 

1)  What is inappropriate to share digitally?
2)  How long are the things you post online around?

Video URL or Scenario: 

2009 news clip on sexting:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rINDWMRUSV0

Common Sense Media- "Ally's Story- Second Thoughts on Sexting": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsfcN2Hi_ts

Follow up questions: 

1)  How would you feel if someone sent something inappropriate about you?
2)  How serious of an issue is this?  What are the consequences for sharing inappropriate material online?
3)  What is the difference between sexting and flirting?
4)  What can happen with sexts/images that are sent and received?

Lesson URL if applicable:

Common Sense Media- "Ally's story" lesson plan: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/overexposed-sexting-and-relationships

Additional Information:

Español:

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/consejos-para-prevenir-el-sexting-en-adolescentes

Cyber Bullying

 

Topic: Cyber Bullying
Lesson Title: Hating Out Loud?

Introductory Question(s) and or background information: 

1)  Do you think you are a good person?
2)  Do you ever feel more sneaky when you are online?
3)  Have you ever been hurt by something someone said about you on Facebook?

Video URL or Scenario: 

Cyber bullying prevention commercial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdQBurXQOeQ

Common Sense Media- "Friday Night Lights Video Clips": https://www.commonsense.org/education/lesson/taking-perspectives-on-cyberbullying-9-12

Follow up questions: 

1)  How did the videos make you feel?
2)  How would you feel if the bullies were talking about you?
3)  Compare who you are online with who you are in person. Discuss this with a friend.
4)  What can you do to prevent cyber bullying?

Lesson URL if applicable: 

"Friday Night Lights Video Clips": https://www.commonsense.org/education/lesson/taking-perspectives-on-cyberbullying-9-12

Additional Information:

Español:

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/4-formas-de-evitar-el-ciberacoso

Social Networks

 

Topic: Social Networks
Lesson Title: Appropriate Use of Social Networks (Protecting Reputations)

Introductory Question(s) and or background information: 

1)  Are you aware that every time you apply for community service, a job, or college you will be Googled?

2)  What are some things that you should and shouldn't post on your profile?

Video URL or Scenario: 

Common Craft- "Protecting Reputations Online": http://www.commoncraft.com/video/protecting-reputations-online

Common Sense Media- "College Bound, Abbas's Story": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJ3qdP7tkOU

Follow up questions: 

1)  Why should you care about what is publicly on the internet, or your "Digital Footprint"?
2)  What are 2 actions you can take to avoid harming your online reputation?
3)  What should you do if you find that harmful information about you is already public?

Lesson URL if applicable:

Common Sense Media- "College Bound, Abbas' Story": https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/college-bound-9-12

Additional Information:

Español:

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/5-reglas-de-las-redes-sociales-para-adolescentes

Understanding copyright laws

 

Topic: Understanding copyright laws
Lesson Title: A Reason for Copyrights

Introductory Question(s) and or background information: 

1. Which pictures are OK for you to use from the web?
2. Why do we have copyright laws?

Video URL or Scenario: 

Common Craft- "Copyright and Creative Commons":http://www.commoncraft.com/video/copyright-and-creative-commons
Common Sense Media- "Copyright and Fair Use Animation": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suMza6Q8J08

Follow up questions: 

1. How do you go about copyrighting your material?
2. What is the value of copyrighting material?
3. How do you ask for permission to use copyrighted material?
4)  What are the "4 points of fair use"?
     *Only use a small amount of the work
     *Add new meaning to the work and make it original
     *Rework it and use it in a totally different way
     *Use it for non profit purposes- you can't make money off of it

Lesson URL if applicable: 

Common Sense Media- "Copyrights and Wrongs": https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/copyrights-and-wrongs

Additional Information:

Digital Literacy

 

Topic: Evaluating Websites for validity (higher level)
Objective: Students learn to analyze websites by identifying information that validates the website.

Opening questions:

  1. How do you know that the information you learn from a website is accurate?
  2. How can you prove that what you read on the internet is true?
  3. Have you ever read information on the web that later you found out was false?
  4. How does false information hurt your learning?

Students explore three given websites and then fill out a verification form for whether the website is authoritative and valid for the information being sought.

http://rwtinteractives.ncte.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=175

 

Teacher or students choose 3 additional websites, ideally related to curricular content and then students run through the same verification process

http://rwtinteractives.ncte.org/view_interactive.aspx?id=177

 

Additional Comprehensive Lessons from ReadWriteThink

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/hoax-hoax-strategies-online-1135.html?tab=4#session1

http://www.readwritethink.org/classroom-resources/lesson-plans/inquiry-internet-evaluating-pages-328.html?tab=1#tabs