Digital Citizenship & Literacies

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Learning Objectives:  In this module, students will learn about their responsibilities and rights as digital citizens.  Learning will occur through daily class discussions, internet research on digital citizenship topics, viewing related video segments, and team research and development projects. 
Students will learn how to develop, target, script, record, edit, and evaluate a 30-second public service radio ad using Audacity audio editing software using microphones and sound effects.  Students will also learn how to develop, target, script, record, edit, and evaluate a 60-second television public service announcement.
 
  Module Resources:
 
Lessons    Files
Module Overview by Strand Module Overview
Experiment with Audacity:  Audio Recording & Editing
Create a 30-second Public Service Announcement (PSA) Using Audacity and Tools

Radio PSA Research and Planning Sheet

Audacity Help Sheet

Create a 60-second Public Service Announcement (PSA)Using Microsoft Moviemaker

Video PSA Research and Planning Sheet

PSA Television Assignment Sheet

PSA Television Rubric 

Video & Resource Links for Support:
Common Sense Media
Plagiarism
Secure Passwords
Secure Websites
Computer Viruses & Threats
Phishing Scams
Protecting Reputations Online
Ad Council
State of NH - Pupil Safety and Violence Prevention Act

CyberSafety - An Interactive Guide!

PLAY!  Invasion of the Wireless Hackers Game

Digital Citizenship in the News:

CNN:  RIAA Fines Boston University Student for Illegally Downloading Song
WMUR:  Thieves Use Facebook to Commit Crimes

Resources for Digital Citizenship
Copyright & Fair Use
Protecting Your Identity
Ad Council - Public Service Announcements
Netsmartz

EVEN MORE RESOURCES!!!!

Onguard Online – Government Site with Videos and Games About Online Profiles, Phishing Scrams and Safety

http://www.onguardonline.gov/games/overview.aspx

 

Wired Kids Online Safety Project

http://www.wiredkids.org/

 

Federal Trade Commission:  Social Networking Sites – Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/tech/tec14.shtm

 

That’s Not Cool – Online stalking, over-texting, etc.

http://www.thatsnotcool.com/

 

Get Net Wise – Keeping information safe online, how-to videos.  Keeping kids safe online.

http://www.getnetwise.org/

 

Microsoft’s Online Privacy and Safety Education Site

http://www.microsoft.com/protect/

 

NetSmartz Online Educational Safety Resource – National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

TEEN PAGE

http://www.netsmartz.org/Teens

 

Taking the Mystery Out of Copyright

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/copyrightmystery/



 

 

Software Tools & Resources:

Audacity Audio Recording/Editing

Audacity Tutorials & Help

Microsoft Moviemaker Video Tutorials & Help  

 


Student Showcase! Movie Theatre Animation