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, EVERFI’s digital literacy curriculum 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 digital literacy curriculum, designed to improve digital literacy skills for students in grades 6 – 9, provides an introduction to STEM careers and informs students about their digital responsibility and how technology works.

In addition to the modules, this course promotes digital literacy in the classroom through simulations where 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 free resource also provides easy to follow digital literacy lesson plans for teachers.
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This Course Covers

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

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