BCPS Research Models
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Middle School: Digital Citizenship


    Grade 6

    ELA Digital Citizenship Integration These Slam Dunks are REQUIRED —for all students in Grade 6 ELA classes as part of the BCPS Growing Up Digital initiative and Digital Citizenship Scope & Sequence. See the Digital Citizenship Integration Resources folder in ELA Grade 6/ELA Grade 6 GT Course Maps for an Implementation Overview outlining suggested Unit integration; Slam Dunk links and Quizzes; and additional Lessons/Quizzes on Digital Drama and Gender Stereotypes Online. ELA teachers should collaborate with their Library Media Specialist to coordinate implementation and instruction for these Digital Citizenship Slam Dunks and Lessons.

    • Creative Credit and Copyright (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      Why is it important that I know my rights and responsibilities as a user and a creator of media?
    • Digital Footprint & Identity (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      How can I control and improve my digital footprint and maintain a positive digital identity?
    • Online Safety (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      What measures can I take to stay safe online?
    • Strategic Searching & Evaluating Sources (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      How can I conduct efficient and effective online searches and evaluate the quality of sources I find?

    Grade 8

    These Slam Dunks may be implemented for students in grade 8 through any content area as appropriate during the 2017-18 school year.

    • Creative Credit and Copyright (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      Why is it important that I know my rights and responsibilities as a user and a creator of media?
    • Digital Drama (Slam Dunk)
    • Digital Footprint & Identity (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      How can I control and improve my digital footprint and maintain a positive digital identity?
    • Digital Life (Slam Dunk)
      How does digital media play an important role in my life?
    • Gender Stereotypes Online (Slam Dunk)
      What are gender stereotypes, and how can they shape our experiences online?
    • Online Safety (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      What measures can I take to stay safe online?
    • Strategic Searching & Evaluating Sources (Slam Dunk) PDF | PowerPoint*
      How can I conduct efficient and effective online searches and evaluate the quality of sources I find?

*PDF versions of Slam Dunks have been created to enable direct links to some BCPS digital content. If you wish to modify the Slam Dunk lesson, edit the PowerPoint file, and then save it as a PDF and post the PDF on a Lesson Tile.