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Anne Bubnic

Students: Everything Kids Need to Know About Wireless - 3 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    An understanding of the wonderful world of wireless will help the young people avoid any pitfalls that may arise from using laptops, smart phones, and PDAs. And if they are going to be using wireless technology it doesn't hurt if they understand how it works. This unit explains the importance of password protection and cybersecurity. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. A short quiz assesses understanding. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Social Networking: Don't Give Yourself Away - 3 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    It's very popular for young people to meet and connect online at sites like MySpace.com. However, an awareness of the risks and steps for being safe can ensure a positive experience with social networking. Don't give yourself away! This unit explores the concepts of identity, at-risk behaviors and safety online. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. A short quiz assesses learning. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Digital Permanence: Forever is a Long Time - 1 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    These days, what goes up online, often stays online. It may not be where it was initially posted, or in the same format, or it may disappear and resurface somewhere else - even though it's digital, it can still be permanent. Ensure that what you post won't get you in trouble or affect the online impression you make. This unit explores the concept of "digital footprint". The graphics are Nickelodeon style. Topics are presented for student debate. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Cyberbullying: Not Just Name-Calling - 1 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    Harassment and humiliation take on new forms in Cyberspace. Learn about the consequences, actions and reactions of using cell phones, the Internet and other digital devices to bully one's peers. This unit explores cyberbullying and the offline consequences for online actions. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. A short quiz assesses understanding. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Misinformation - Truth or Spoof? - 0 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    With no central authority or librarian to help students separate valid information from junk online, assessing the credibility of a site is an important part doing internet research. This unit explores evaluation of web sites and other online resources for authenticity. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. There is a quiz on spoof sites. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Keeping Personal Info Private - 1 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    Establishing basic guidelines for Internet use is the first step in ensuring students' online safety. Learn what information should and shouldn't be shared online and appropriate interaction with online "friends." This unit explores the concepts of privacy in social networking destinations, the importance of being honest but not revealing too much information. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. A template allows students to create class rules. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Music Downloading - Answer the Question - 2 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    Educating students about the legal and ethical aspects of illegal downloading offers the best opportunity to minimize the ethics gap which allows otherwise law-abiding kids to break the rules. Case studies are explored. Students are asked to develop an essay question. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
Anne Bubnic

Students: Fair Use - Beg, Borrow or Steal? - 1 views

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    One of eight interactive case studies for kids (GR 4-8) from Cable In the Classroom: Power to Learn.
    Understanding the fair use exemption to copyright law is critical for students who routinely mine the Internet for digital media for class projects, research papers, and other educational purposes. This unit focuses on copyright and fair use. Case studies are explored. Students are asked to develop an essay question. The graphics are Nickelodeon style. For the entire series, check out: http://powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml
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