Being Aware of What You Share
Kids share a lot of information whenever they go online -- sometimes on purpose, sometimes not. But do they understand that online privacy isn't just what they say and post? Help your students learn about their digital footprints and the steps they can take to shape what others find and see about them.
Warm Up: Private Minds10 mins.
Explore: Just for You10 mins.
Analyze: Protecting Your Privacy20 mins.
- what data the app or website collects
- what data is collected from third parties
- what data is shared with third parties
- how long user data is stored
Wrap Up: Take Action10 mins.
Have students apply what they have learned by completing the "Social Media Privacy" Activity on TestDrive, a social media simulator. Students go through a self-guided activity to reinforce key concepts and practice managing privacy settings online. For more information, download the Social Media TestDrive Educator Guide.