Category Archive: Course 2

May 29

Creating Responsible Digital Citizens

As I have been consistently mentioning, my high school is moving to a 1-2-1 program next year.  Jessica Hale, a fellow cohort member and my Social Studies colleague, and I decided to work together to create a 5 lesson unit to help our students exhibit exemplary virtual citizenship.  Since our school has a well worded …

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May 27

My Cyberworld

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I am a teacher, yet, I am an introvert.  For as long as I can remember, it has been difficult for me to say what is on my mind to people–unless it was a lesson plan or a person I new extremely well.  Even with the latter, I don’t always feel like talking.  I think …

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May 27

Cyberbullying: The Heart of the Issue

No one sits with him, he doesn’t fit in, But we feel like we do when we make fun of him, ‘Cause you want to belong, do you go along? ‘Cause his pain is the price paid for you to belong It’s not like you hate him or want him to die, But maybe he …

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May 25

Copyright or Copied Wrong

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This year was curriculum review for Social Studies. As designated representative of our high school social studies team, I was elected to serve on the curriculum review board and delegate the choosing of new textbooks for the high school social studies courses.  New book! Fun right?  Well, it would be….except….I teach in Korea.  The land …

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May 16

Locked Doors but Open “Windows”: Online Privacy

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Growing up with an internet security consultant, I was constantly hearing about hackers and viruses.  As the internet has evolved, the “hacking” problems have become easier and the average person can now gain access to your personal information. Partly due to flaws in the system, but most information is spread because people assume what they …

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May 13

Digital Footprints

Digital Footprint: The definition of digital footprint is the trail of information that one leaves online. As individuals use the Internet, whether it be shopping or commenting in forums, they leave behind digital footprints which can be traced and ultimately attributed to them. It is vital to be aware of the digital footprints that you …

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