This #LessonHack resulted in a resilience-focused lesson plan designed to help educators teach about sexting. As educators, we frequently confront “sexting” with a policy of “no”, which is to say that we teach young people “to not do it”. This is an ideal, for we know well of the ills that come through the deeply […]
Friends, We are all minor participants in the story that, by now, perhaps you know: that the National Security Agency has been monitoring digital communications. We are participants because, for some of us, we are citizens of the United States and responsible to the country in the way that our government asks. We have a […]
Goal: To teach about the implications of using social sign-on with third-party websites. Context: Many websites provide users with the option to log in using Facebook or other social network profiles. The implications of using social network profiles to log in to third-party websites, however, have received scant discussion in curriculum and instruction. This lesson […]
So, what does the company that owns Farmville know about you? What about Facebook? And, what about the various advertising companies that scan the web for information — about you? What’s that? Almost everything? Tell me more!