Digital Literacy


Cyberbullying: Students learn what to do if they are involved in a cyberbullying situation. They explore the roles people play and how individual actions — both negative and positive — can impact their friends and broader communities. Stu-dents are encouraged to take the active role of upstander and build positive, supportive online communities.


Lessons by Grade Level
Grade Topic Lesson Overview
9 Cyberbully
Becoming a Web Celeb
Overview: Students explore the upsides and downsides of becoming famous online, and reflect on the different pressures men and women may face in the public eye.  
10 Cyberbully
Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty
Overview: Students discuss what factors intensify cyber bullying and online cruelty, and what can be done to lessen the impact. 
11 Cyberbully
Breaking Down Hate Speech
Overview: Students learn the definition of hate speech and understand how it affects individuals, groups, and communities.   
12 Cyberbully
Retouching Reality
Overview: Students reflect on the different pressures teens face when it comes to editing, posting, and commenting on photos online.

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Curriculum Sequencing 9-12

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