This digital citizenship lesson is designed for 7th-10th graders and addresses the perils of using email and texts to communicate. It combines discussion, fun activities, and reflection to help students learn why they should "think BEFORE they post" Students will...
-REFLECT on problems relating to clear communication online.
-DISCUSS how “jokes” or “slights” can become larger issues when done electronically (snowball effect)
-CREATE a set of guidelines for effective communication and avoiding conflict.
This lesson comes with a detailed lesson guide that walks teachers through what to do and what to say to their students as well as a PowerPoint show for the lesson. This lesson has been perfected in the classroom and is a great way to introduce this important topic to your students.