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Navigating the Online World Responsibly: A Digital Citizenship Course

In this course on digital citizenship, young learners will dive into responsible online behavior, cyber safety, and ethical tech use. It will equip your child with vital skills for navigating the digital world responsibly and confidently!

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 9
Beginner - Advanced Level
4 lessons//4 Weeks
 Week 1
Lesson 1
Introduction to Digital Citizenship and Online Safety
In this session, students will learn about the concept of digital citizenship and the importance of practicing safe behavior on the internet. Topics covered include personal information protection, password security, and identifying online threats.
 Week 2
Lesson 2
Digital Footprint and Reputation Management
This session focuses on understanding digital footprints and their impact on one's online reputation. Students will explore strategies for managing their digital presence, including privacy settings, content sharing, and online identity protection.
 Week 3
Lesson 3
Cyberbullying Prevention and Online Etiquette
In this session, students will delve into the topics of cyberbullying prevention and maintaining respectful online interactions. They will learn how to recognize and respond to cyberbullying, as well as the importance of practicing good online etiquette and empathy towards others.
 Week 4
Lesson 4
Critical Thinking and Media Literacy
The final session will cover critical thinking skills and media literacy in the digital age. Students will learn how to evaluate online information critically, identify misinformation and fake news, and develop the skills needed to navigate the vast digital landscape responsibly.
By the end of the course, students will be able to:

Understand digital citizenship and its importance.
Identify and mitigate online risks.
Implement best practices for online privacy.
Recognize the impact of digital behavior.
Define and manage their digital footprint.
Cultivate strategies for maintaining a positive online reputation.
Reflect on the long-term consequences of online actions.
Identify and address cyberbullying incidents.
Practice online etiquette and respectful communication.
Apply concepts of cyberbullying prevention and online etiquette.
Define and apply critical thinking and media literacy.
Evaluate online content for credibility and reliability.
Recognize and address bias, misinformation, and propaganda.
Analyze online information, distinguishing between fact and opinion.

As an educator with two masters' degrees, one in Teaching and another Master's degree in Software Development, I bring a unique blend of expertise to the topics covered in this course. With a deep understanding of pedagogy and instructional design gained through my teaching degree, I am equipped to create engaging and effective learning experiences for students of all levels.

My background in software development provides me with advanced expertise in technology-related subjects, enabling me to effectively teach complex concepts and practical skills in areas such as coding, programming languages, web development, and software engineering. My hands-on experience in software development projects equips me with real-world insights that I integrate into the curriculum, helping students understand the relevance and application of theoretical knowledge.

In addition to my academic qualifications, I have practical experience teaching diverse groups of learners in both traditional and online settings. I leverage innovative teaching methodologies, differentiated instruction techniques, and inclusive pedagogical approaches to accommodate diverse learning styles and foster a supportive learning environment where all students can thrive.

With my dual expertise in teaching and software development, I am well-prepared to deliver high-quality instruction and facilitate meaningful learning experiences that empower students to succeed in the digital age. My commitment to continuous learning and professional development ensures that I stay abreast of emerging trends, best practices, and advancements in both education and technology, enriching the learning journey for my students and enhancing their opportunities for success.
Homework Offered
Homework assignments in "Digital Citizenship: Navigating the Online World Responsibly" are designed to reinforce learning objectives, promote critical thinking, and encourage practical application of digital citizenship principles outside of the classroom setting. Each assignment is carefully crafted to provide students with opportunities for self-reflection, research, and skill development related to online safety, responsible communication, and media literacy. These homework assignments are designed to complement in-class discussions and activities, deepen students' understanding of digital citizenship concepts, and foster a sense of responsibility and accountability in their online behaviors. By actively engaging with these assignments, students will develop critical thinking skills, enhance their digital literacy, and become empowered to navigate the online world responsibly.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
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