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Online Presence

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What happens when an online post gets the wrong kind of attention? Learners evaluate the good, the bad, and the occasionally ugly side of social media posting with a lesson plan from a vast digital citizenship series. After critiquing...
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Recognizing Persuasive Language

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Lose 10 pounds in one day, guaranteed! With the sixth installment from the digital media literacy series, scholars identify common types of persuasive language. They learn to look beyond techniques such as telling stories, presenting...
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How Ads and Clicks Shape the Internet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What impact do advertisements have on Internet users? Pupils explore the topic in the third video of the digital media literacy set. Scholars discover the tactics advertisers use to get people's attention (and clicks). They learn about...
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Tips for Reading Webpages

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How is reading a webpage different from reading a book? Scholars explore the topic using the second video from a larger digital media literacy series. Pupils learn tips for reading webpages more quickly and efficiently; specifically,...
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Career Connections | Production Accountant

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In this age of so much digital media production, someone has to be looking at the bottom line. Someone has to figure out all the factors that go into production—what it will cost and what to charge. Meet the person who does all that, the...
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Student News And Weather Channel

For Teachers 5th
Fabulous! Your 5th graders should love this project. As an ongoing lesson throughout the year students use temperature probes to record outside temperature and then document their data using spreadsheets. They use their weather data and...
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Bringing Citizenship to the Digital Natives in Your Classroom

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Tools, tips, and how-to's for supporting students in becoming responsible, literate citizens of the digital world.
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ELA.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.5

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
If you allow the space for your class members to be creative with technology as they make a presentation, they will make you proud with their inventiveness. The resource suggests an open research project for which pupils look up...
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The Anti-bullying Magazine

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Get the word out about friendship, support, and a safe school community with a media literacy lesson about bullying. Young journalists investigate instances of bullying and take descriptive pictures as they compile a magazine to fight...
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News Consumers' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not, people have rights as new consumers. Scholars read PEN America's News Consumers' Bill of Rights and Responsibilities and work in small groups to paraphrase chosen sections of the text. Next, they create and present...
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What Does the Public Know About You? --Does it Matter?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young people today have to be very careful with how they present themselves online. Show them the possible impact of their online activity and what employers might see when performing a basic search. The lesson plan provides a video clip...
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Who Do You Want to Be?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Can posting art or music online lead to the career of your dreams? Inquisitive individuals consider their social media presence with a lesson from a series focusing on identity exploration and digital citizenship. Pairs put their heads...
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Oversharing: Think Before You Post

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Could your learners use a little more discretion when they post online? Take a look at these ten rules of posting etiquette, which prompts them to be smart about what photos and information they share on the Internet.
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Who Can You Trust? Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #4

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The best way to understand a website is (drumroll, please) ... to leave the website? Scholars make sense of some strange advice by watching part four in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set. As they watch, they learn...
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1 In 1 Collection 14:16
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Using Wikipedia: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #5

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Wikipedia may get a bad rap, but does it have any redeeming qualities? As it turns out, it does, and scholars discover what they are with part five from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information video series. Pupils learn about...
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Evaluating Evidence: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #6

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do scholars learn to differentiate between good evidence and not-so-good evidence? The sixth installment from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set is a great place to start. Pupils discover how to find reliable...
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Evaluating Photos and Videos: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #7

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When it comes to viewing videos and photos on the Internet, seeing is not always believing. With part seven from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series, scholars learn that even image-based evidence can be unreliable....
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Data and Infographics: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #8

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One-hundred percent of those reading this sentence are human beings. Wait, what? With part eight in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set, pupils learn how to think critically about statistics. Scholars discover how...
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The Facts about Fact Checking: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can people help make the Internet a positive force in their own lives and the lives of others? Pupils set out to answer just that question with part two from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series. Narrator John...
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Check Yourself with Lateral Reading: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
According to author John Green, who narrates the series, lateral reading may just be one of the most critical skills of the 21st century. So what is it? With the third installment from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information...
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The Generation Gap as a Result of Media Use

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars compare digital natives and digital immigrants. In this media usage lesson, students read "The Generation Gap is Not New" and then compare today's generation gap with the generation gap of the 1920's.
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Information Overload: Looking at News

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How do events reported in mainstream newspapers, on television news, blog posts, and social network sites differ? Ask your class to investigate the way the same news item is presented in the many information sources available. Groups...
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Online Safety Roadshow Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does it mean to have digital citizenship? A set of lessons teach middle schoolers how to be safe and productive online. From sharing posts to creating secure passwords, learners discuss the importance of remaining diligent—and...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Vanishing Newspapers

For Students 8th - 12th
What is happening to our newspapers? In the context of the current trends of media and the ever-declining print news industry, this handout includes two political cartoons for pupils to analyze, both created by artists working for...

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