What is Periscope?

Ever wonder what the world looks like through someone else's eyes? Welcome to Periscope! A brief video from a digital citizenship series discusses the inner workings of the app, from locating content to setting up privacy settings.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • After the video, ask individuals to script a first-person review of it to get a sense of the Periscope style
  • Take scholars up close with app settings to ensure they understand the best configuration
Classroom Considerations
  • Review acceptable content streaming guidelines with the class after viewing the resource
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • The content reminds users to post appropriate content at all times due to the sharing capabilities of their viewers
  • Clever scripting conveys the message without coming off as preachy
Cons
  • None