Introduction

There is no getting away from the fact that our world today is always going to be digital on some level. Schools have always played a role in teaching students how to be good citizens and this now extends to the digital world as well. The last few lessons in this Fundamentals unit take us through some of the important things we need to be doing to make sure our students have a positive experience online.

What Will You Learn?

In this unit, you’ll learn:

  • How to protect yourself with good, strong passwords
  • How to recognize hoaxes
  • What makes up your digital footprint
  • How to manage your online identity
  • The importance of privacy settings
  • How to build resilience to be able to handle challenges

If you already know this material, feel free to skip to the Unit Review at the end.

What Products Will We Cover?

Throughout this unit, we’ll be using these products. You don’t have to master them, but if you’ve never used them before, take a moment to get familiar with them. For help, click the icons below.

What Skills Will You Need?

Throughout this unit, we’ll ask you to do tasks that require the following skills. Don’t worry; we’ll show you where to learn each skill here AND again in each lesson.

No new product skills are introduced in this unit

None