Personal networks

Q1 Life Online Introduction

14. Social Networking


In this Quest, you will research how often teenagers text and use social media and if that has changed in the past ten years, conduct your own survey. You will look at your own patterns and those of your friends and determine the positives and negatives of easy access to information and social networking. You will also learn about Chatbots and consider how they fit into life online.

You will use this information to help you create your own social media (network) guidelines in an upcoming Quest.

I Can Statement

  • explain social networking 
  • understand what a chatbot is and why they are designed to sound like people
  • consider the potential impacts of AI chatbots

MITECS  Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
a. Articulate and set personal learning goals when appropriate and to make choices on how to meet them, develop strategies using technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process. 
d. Understand the fundamental concepts (basics) of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
a. Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology
c. Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security