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A collection of resources related to teaching digital literacy.

What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler. The Hero Archetype in Literature, Religion, and Popular Culture: (along with a useful PowerPoint presentation teachers can download at this URL: )Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (users embark on their own hero's journey): American Masters Lesson from PBS for Teachers on George Lucas, the Power of Myth, and the Hero's Journey: an interactive approach to the Hero's Journey: of course, information about Joseph Campbell's works on the subject, on the Joseph Campbell Foundation site:The Hero With A Thousand Faces Hero's Journey (semi-biographical film): the stories of (a) Odin hanging from the world tree, Yggdrasil, (b) the Buddha seated under the Bodhi Tree, and (c) the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

What makes a hero? - Matthew Winkler

Do all of these religious episodes follow the pattern of the hero’s journey? Find a comparable story from another continent. Does it follow the hero’s journey pattern? Challenge the paradigm. DW Preview. National Standards (NETS): 1.

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Creativity and Innovation Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students: a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes. ZooBurst. FREE - Internet Safety Lesson Plans, Grades 3 - 12. Internet Safety - Grade Level 3 - 5 Grade Level: 3-5 Based on ISTE – NET – Performance Indicators for Technology – Literate Students Duration: One 45 minute session Description: This program is designed to help students who are using the Internet to identify and avoid situations that could threaten their safety.

FREE - Internet Safety Lesson Plans, Grades 3 - 12

Goals: To increase student knowledge of Internet safety To aid the student in identifying dangers on the Internet To build critical-thinking and decision-making skills relating to computer usage To help students protect themselves from inappropriate behavior online Handouts Handouts with relevant web sites and links Parent or guardian/child agreement Objectives: By the end of this training, students will be able to 1. 2. 3. 4.

Content Outline On the street Rules: Say ‘No’ Get away Tell someone At home Never open your door to strangers Same rules apply to Internet Tell a parent or adult if someone you don’t know, a stranger, tries to talk to you online B. Everyone’s face is hidden C. Digiteen09-1 - Digital Etiquette. Digital Etiquette. Getting and Giving Respect Online. Respect comes in many forms; some types have to be earned, while other forms should automatically be given out of courtesy.

Getting and Giving Respect Online

It means showing consideration of another person's feelings, ideas, standards, needs, preferences, uniqueness, peculiarities, and their property. Respect means you acknowledge the person, take them seriously, and are honest with them. While everyone wants to be respected, what comes through online may not feel as if that respect is being received or given. There are a several reasons this may be happening, and there are things you can do to have a more consistent, respectful online experience.

If you don't feel respected online, here are a few questions to consider: Do you respect yourself online? Provided by Linda Criddle, Founder of iLookBothWays.com. OnGuard Online. Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum. NEW!

Digital Literacy and Citizenship Classroom Curriculum

Learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship through choose-your-own-adventure interactive experiences DIGITAL COMPASS - Where are you headed? The only educational game that gives kids the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can impact their relationships and future. Bring a blended-learning approach to teaching digital citizenship DIGITAL BYTES teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas.

Teens learn from peers' experiences then create collaborative projects that voice their ideas for making smart choices online. Measure Student Learning with Interactive Assessments We offer THREE WAYS to assess student learning about digital literacy and citizenship. Decorate with Digital Citizenship Classroom Posters Download our colorful POSTERS to remind your students about digital citizenship and device care and maintenance.

US Digital Literacy. 21st Century Skills: Beyond the Technology 21st Century Skills are so much more than being digitally literate.

US Digital Literacy

While learning to use technology is an extremely important skill for the 21st Century, we must look beyond how to use the tools to how you think, how to access information, ways of working in a globally collaborative world, and skills for living in a 21st Century world. Lesson Plans and Curriculum.