AGE 17–18Icon UkUk Lesson Plan

The Change You Want to See (UK)

How can you create a digital footprint that showcases your purpose?

Research shows that happiness in life is less about what you do and more about why you do it. When your actions have purpose, they lead to positive results -- both for you and the world. Help learners use the power of the internet to turn their personal passions into positive impact.

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Learning Objectives:
  • Explain what it means to "find your purpose" and why it is beneficial.
  • Consider different ways that people have used their digital footprint to make a positive impact on the world and whether they would do something similar.
  • Reflect on what their own purpose might be, including a problem they want to solve and how they might go about solving it.
Key Vocabulary: digital footprint  ·  purpose
digital footprint:
a record of what you do online, including the sites you visit and the things you post; it can also include things that others post that involve you, such as pictures or comments
the feeling of being determined to do or achieve something
Digital Footprint & Identity

Lesson Plan

50 mins.

What You'll Need

Classroom resources

  • Lesson Slides
  • Turning Purpose Into Impact Handout Teacher Version
  • Lesson Quiz

Take-home resources

  • Family Activity
  • Family Tips