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Digital Footprint


Reading (choose one):
  1. Is your footprint (your online profile) positive, negative, or neutral?  What would others say that don’t know you?
  2. How do you want to be perceived offline? How about online? Is there a difference in your actions in those spaces?
  3. What happens to your Snapchat streak when you put your phone in the phone hotel?
  4. How would you define your digital self?
  5. What do you do with your phone after you finish your homework and go to bed?
  6. What characterizes you online?
  7. What advice would you give a younger student or friend just starting to use online tools?
  8. How would employers or college admissions officers define your digital self? 
  9. If we were to look you up online what would we learn about you ? 
  10. What are your digital footprints? 
  11. Is there anything about you online that you wouldn't want your teacher or parent to see or hear about ?
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Reflection: Click here to write your reflection

Optional Video: 

Common Sense Media: Digital Footprint Intro from Joaquin E. Jutt on Vimeo.

Abbas's Story - Pride In Your Digital Footprint from Common Sense Educators on Vimeo.

Optional Reading:
  • Social Media Self Inventory (below) This activity allows students to examine their digital footprint and assess what it says about them.
Suzanne Hamilton,
Oct 11, 2018, 5:28 AM