Internet Research, Cyber Safety and Social Media

Prerequisites

Basic computer file management knowledge, e.g. opening, saving and uploading files; creating folders; utilizing a word processor

Materials

1. Internet
2. Any word processing program
3. Adobe Reader 11.1.01 or later required to edit and save coursework
You can download this software for free at Adobe.com

Professional Learning Objectives

Teachers will…
1. Use course text and guided instruction to complete a comprehensive assessment regarding internet safety and educational purpose with 100% completion.
2. Use course text and guided instruction to develop an Acceptable Use Policy with 100% completion.
3. Use course text and guided instruction to design a web search for students to use in class to research safe, highly credible educational websites with 100% completion.
4. Use course text and guided instruction to design a lesson plan that integrates the learned dangers of plagiarism.
5. Use course text and guided instruction to develop a blog for the classroom to enhance student and parent communication with 100% completion.
6. Use course text and guided instruction to provide a written analysis of three social media resources and determine which can be used to enhance student performance with 100% completion.
7. Use course text and guided instruction to create a project of choice to present skills learned by taking the course with 100% completion.

Common Core Standards

• CC 1.1- Foundational Skills
• CC 1.2- Reading Informational Text
• CC 1.4- Writing for Audiences

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