Tag Archive: digital footprints

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 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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