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Digital Citizenship for Grade 7: The Complete Series
Length: 1 class period per lesson (flexible)
Target Audience: Grade 7
Students will have greater awareness of their own screen time usage and digital habits. They will know what amount of time is too much to be considered healthy. Students will also learn about the dangers of being “chronically online”.
Students will determine what it means to create an online persona for themselves responsibly. They will be able to identify and further understand their online audience. They will also explore what ways are healthy to interact with others in their online circles.
Students will develop a greater awareness of how they consume information on the internet. They will understand what it means to go viral online. Students will also explore ways to resist “doom scrolling”, and the pressures to post too much online.