5. Digital Footprint
Each time you log on to the Internet, use your cell phone, or do anything digitally you are leaving a digital trail. In this Thing, you will be completing four Quests to learn about digital footprints, your own footprints online, create your own digital presence online, how social media can impact your footprint, and then learn the good and bad sides of digital media and how to create a digital media balance.
When you have completed this Thing you will:
know the concepts and actions that create a digital footprint [Digital Citizen]
understand that your own digital footprint has an impact on your life [Digital Citizen, Empowered Learner]
understand the importance of empathy and social responsibility as part of your digital footprint [Empowered Learner, Digital Citizen]
be able to create a positive and safe online web presence [Innovative Designer, Digital Citizen]
understand how digital media can have positive and negative effects [Digital Citizen]
Quest 1: Managing Your Footprint
This Quest requires you to put your thinking cap on tight and do some reflection, make a record of your online activities using your own footprint, and calculate your media usage.
I am ready for Quest 1
Quest 2: Your Evolving Footprint
Learn about the Digital Dossier and your own digital footprints.
I am ready for Quest 2
Quest 3: Creating a Web Presence
At last! This is your opportunity to create your own digital presence online.
I am ready for Quest 3
Quest 4: GETTING SOCIAL
You will learn how social media can impact your digital footprint.
I am ready for Quest 4
QUEST 5: Balancing My Media
You will be exploring the good and bad sides of digital media and what you can do to create your own digital media balance.
I am ready for Quest 5
None at this time
I have completed the Quests as assigned by my teacher.
Go to the graduation page for this Thing.
Websites and Applications
Websites and Apps
- 11 Tips for Managing Your Footprint
- 5 Dead Simple Ways to Use Hash Tags
- Actress fired for inappropriate Tweets as a teenager. Understanding Social media for kids
- Building Communication for a Healthy Lifestyle Infographic
- Create a Graph
- Design Process
- Digital Addiction: How technology keeps us hooked
- Digital Footprint Survey
- Google Sites
- How to Teach Kids Social Responsibility in a Connected World
- How to Tweet
- Infographic on Screentime
- iPhone Fake Text
- Power of Words Image
- Results from the Digital Footprint Survey
- Take Control
Thing 5 Digital Footprint Vocabulary Quizlet
You can change the Quiz mode to Match, Test, Learn, Flash Cards, Spell using the selection list at the bottom right of the activity that says "Choose a Study Mode".