PROJECT PLAN ON DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP
Students are spending A LOT of time online, right now. Last week, a couple of middle schoolers we talked to shared that their average phone screen time was nine hours/day!
As our students spend more time online, we must recommit to equipping them to learn and socialize online safely and responsibly as the people they want to be in the real world. To help your students practice being kind and smart online, TomTod created the Internet Creator Challenge –project plan and interactive slides.
Download TomTod’s Internet Creator Challenge –project plan & interactive slides
DRIVING QUESTIONS FOR THE PROJECT
What skills do students need to be creative, smart, and safe online?
How can we teach students to be good Digital Citizens?
Teachers share their commitment to teaching Digital Citizenship in their classrooms. What’s your DigCitCommit? (2:20)
PROJECT PLAN & RESOURCES
TomTod created an interactive project plan – The Internet Creator Challenge – to help you teach digital literacy in a fun gamified and multi-disciplinary format using sources from Newsela, KQED, and Google’s Be Internet Awesome Curriculum.
Teach Digital Citizenship with TomTod’s Internet Creator Challenge
To help your students practice being kind and smart online, TomTod created the Internet Creator Challenge –project plan and interactive slides. This gamified project for middle schoolers allows students to work at their own pace to learn about digital citizenship and safety.
This project is aligned with the Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards for students and supports Ohio’s Social and Emotional Learning Standards, Reading and Writing standards for 6th through 8th grade. In addition, this project plan can be used for cross-curricular exploration by having students use the “Creator Challenge” assessment to research and create content around standards for other subjects such as social studies or science.
Let’s commit to making our students good Digital Citizens! We’d love to hear how this project plan is useful for your students! Shoot us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Get TomTod’s Internet Creator Challenge Project Plan & Interactive Slides
Subscribe to receive Educator Explorations in your inbox!
TomTod’s Daily Adventures and Educator Explorations are free and available to anyone to use. If you find them valuable and have the means to do so, consider donating to support this work.
Thank you and Adventure on!
– The TomTod Team