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FLEX Screen Smart Internet Intelligence Navigating the Digital World Safely 16W2

Explosive Learning Jo Reynolds Life Skill Teachers
Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,252)
Students will become proficient in digital literacy and online safety, learning to safeguard their privacy, identify and avoid cyber threats, and use the internet responsibly. This course is a must for young people.

Class experience

16 lessons//16 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Understanding Mobile Phone Addiction
Explore the signs, consequences, and statistics behind mobile phone addiction, and start discussions on finding a healthy balance.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Online Privacy Fundamentals
Learn about personal information protection online, including privacy settings on social platforms and understanding terms of service.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Cybersecurity Basics
Introduction to cybersecurity principles, including passwords, two-factor authentication, and avoiding phishing scams.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Ethical Digital Citizenship
Discuss the responsibilities of being a part of online communities, emphasizing respect, empathy, and digital ethics.
 Week 5
Lesson 5
Navigating Social Media Wisely
Explore the impact of social media on mental health, self-esteem, and real-life relationships, and strategies for mindful use.
 Week 6
Lesson 6
Recognizing Misinformation Online
Learn how to identify fake news, check sources, and use critical thinking to evaluate digital content.
 Week 7
Lesson 7
Digital Footprints and Their Impacts
Understanding how online activities contribute to a digital footprint and its long-term implications on privacy and opportunities.
 Week 8
Lesson 8
Managing Screen Time Effectively
Strategies for balancing online and offline life, including tools and tips for limiting screen time.
 Week 9
Lesson 9
Safe Online Communication
Guidelines for safe and respectful communication in online platforms, including email, messaging apps, and forums.
 Week 10
Lesson 10
Understanding Copyrights and Digital Rights
Learn about copyrights, creative commons, and the importance of respecting digital content ownership.
 Week 11
Lesson 11
Introduction to Cryptocurrency and Online Transactions
Basics of online financial literacy, focusing on secure transactions, understanding cryptocurrency, and avoiding scams.
 Week 12
Lesson 12
Cyberbullying: Recognition and Response
Discuss the forms of cyberbullying, its effects, and strategies for dealing with and reporting online harassment.
 Week 13
Lesson 13
The Role of Algorithms and AI in Our Digital Lives
Understanding how algorithms influence what we see online and the basics of artificial intelligence in everyday applications.
 Week 14
Lesson 14
Digital Problem-Solving Skills
Developing skills to troubleshoot common digital problems independently, including basic software issues and connectivity troubles.
 Week 15
Lesson 15
Creating a Positive Online Presence
Tips and practices for building a positive digital identity that reflects well on personal and future professional endeavors.
 Week 16
Lesson 16
Future Trends in Digital Technology
Exploring emerging digital technologies and trends, including virtual reality, augmented reality, and how they might shape our future.
Understand the key concepts of digital literacy and online safety.
Develop skills to protect personal information and privacy online.
Recognize and avoid cyber threats and scams.
Navigate and consume digital content critically and responsibly.
Foster positive digital citizenship and ethical online behavior.
With over 20 years of teaching experience and a degree in Computer Science, the instructor is well-qualified to teach students about responsible phone usage. They have experience teaching learners of all ages and backgrounds and a passion for helping students develop healthy habits.
Homework Offered
Homework assignments will vary each week and may include individual or group projects, reading, or online research. Students should expect to spend approximately 30 mins per week on homework assignments.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
None required.
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Average rating:4.8Number of reviews:(1,252)
Explosive Learning specialises in Life Skills classes that:

* Develop essential life skills rarely taught in schools
* Improve wellbeing by helping make kids happy and active
* Increase confidence through performance skills
* Are great fun to... 
Self-Paced Class


weekly or $399 for all content
16 pre-recorded lessons
16 weeks of teacher support
Choose your start date
1 year of access to the content

Ages: 11-14

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