|Peoples Academy Grade 7||
In this section we offer you the themes we will frame our digital citizenship lessons around. Each of the themes focuses on fostering a positive digital community of learners at PAML!
Digital Footprint & Reputation: students will learn about balance with respect to their use of technology, as well as in their general lives.
Relationships & Communication: Students will learn the forms and norms of effective communication in an online context.
Information Literacy: Students learn to make informed choices about which search sites to use for different purposes. They also learn to use multiple search tools to get the best results.
Cyberbullying: Students will learn to assess people’s intentions and the impact of their words and actions, both positive and negative, in online environments.
Creative Credit & Copyright: Students reflect on the differences between taking inspiration from the creative work of others and appropriating that work without permission.
Self Image & Identity: Students explore what it means to be responsible and respectful to their offline and online communities as a step towards learning about the characteristics of good digital citizens.
Internet Safety: Students understand that they should stay safe online by choosing websites and online relationships that are good for them, and avoid sites and online relationships that are not appropriate for them.
*Information courtesy of Common Sense Media