Grade 2

Digital Trails

What information is OK to have in your digital footprint?

Does what you do online always stay online? Students learn that the information they share online leaves a digital footprint or "trail." Depending on how they manage it, this trail can be big or small, and harmful or helpful. Students compare different trails and think critically about what kinds of information they want to leave behind.

Students will be able to:
  • Learn that the information they share online leaves a digital footprint or "trail"
  • Explore what information is OK to be shared online
Key Vocabulary: digital footprint  ·  permanent  ·  private information  ·  trail
digital footprint:
a record of what you do online, including the sites you visit and the things you share
permanent:
something that lasts forever
private information:
information about you that can be used to identify who you are
trail:
a path or track
Digital Footprint & Identity
This lesson meets standards for Common Core ELACASELAASLand ISTESee standards
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