Details

  • TARGET AUDIENCE:
    Grades 6-9
  • SUGGESTED PLACEMENT:
    Technology, Digital Media, Research, Health, and Science
  • TIME:
    3-4 Hours
  • NO COST:
    Free for Teachers and Students
  • STANDARDS:
    ISTE Standards for Students established by the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE)

Overview

Ignition – Digital Literacy & Responsibility™ combines the power of cutting-edge instructional design, new media, and simulations to educate teens and empower them with the skill set to leverage technology safely and effectively. The four-hour curriculum, designed for students in grades 6 – 9—informs students about how technology works and provides an introduction to STEM careers. In addition to the modules, students apply their learning in virtual environments, demonstrating their mastery of issues such as privacy, security, cyberbullying, conducting online research, digital relationships, and the viral nature of the web.

This Course Covers

  • Digital Footprint
  • Internet Safety
  • Cyberbullying
  • Conducting Online Research
  • Digital Time Management
  • STEM Careers

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