Ignition - Digital Literacy & Responsibility™ TM
Ignition - Digital Literacy and Responsibility is a course that educates students on the nuts and bolts of how technology works while placing them in virtual environments to tackle issues surrounding digital citizenship.
Recommended Grade Level: 6-9
Ignition is comprised of seven modules that cover key concepts around making safe and responsible decisions online. At the end of the course, students apply their learning through a virtual simulation, giving them the opportunity to demonstrate mastery of learned digital skills in real-life scenarios.
Subject Fit: Computer Technology
Total Modules: 7 Modules and 1 Gaming Simulation Total Time: 3.5-4 hours
Standards Alignment: ISTE Standards for Students established by the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE)
Key Highlights As a teacher, you receive: • Real-time student score reports on your teacher dashboard • Supplemental, offline lesson plans • Detailed standards alignment guide with your state-specific standards • Answer Keys for all assessments • Engaging discussion guides • Extensive Vocabulary Guide Your students will receive: • Animations providing explicit direct instruction in appropriate use of technology • Guided practice activities that reinforce digital vocabulary and skills • Unique, real-world simulations that allows students to apply what they have learned
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Ignition Course Flow Course Start
Pre-Survey (10 mins)
Intro Video (3 mins)
Learning Activity & Animations (30-40 mins)
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Assessment (2 mins)
Post-Survey (10 mins)
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Pedagogy based on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and Teach for Understanding (TFU) frameworks:
Engaging multi-media content for all types of learners Pre, post, and formative assessments for evidence-based learning Certificate-based skill development
Select Course Modules The Viral World - It just takes one wrong click to end up in a world of trouble. From crashing hard drives to hijacking passwords, computer viruses can be lethal. This module teaches students about cybersecurity and how to keep their identity safe. Digital Relationships and Respect - As our social networks keep growing, it’s important to maintain perspective on positive, healthy digital relationships. The consequences of cyberbullying have never been more real—both for the bully and the person being bullied. In this module, students learn how to identify and intervene when cyberbullying is at play.
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Course Module Topic Areas: • Digital Footprint • Internet Safety • Cyberbullying • Conducting Online Research • Digital Time Management • STEM Careers
My Digital Life: Gaming Simulation - The most memorable learning experiences are the fun ones. That’s no exception here, where everything comes together with a final interactive game. In this simulation, students demonstrate their mastery of digital issues – creating a blog, managing a social networking site, solving technology problems, and working to resolve a cyberbullying situation.
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My Digital Life: Interactive Game
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