- Examine both in-person and online responsibilities.
- Describe the Rings of Responsibility as a way to think about how our behavior affects ourselves and others.
- Identify examples of online responsibilities to others.
Key Vocabulary: community, digital citizen, responsibility
community: a group of people who share the same interests or goals
digital citizen: someone who uses technology responsibly to learn, create, and participate
responsibility: a duty you have to yourself or others
- What responsibilities do you have to yourself?
- What responsibilities do you have to your community?
- What responsibilities do you have to your world?
Handout or adapt the task.
Adapted Task : On your whiteboard, draw the rings. Shade the rings that applies from the statements below. Alternative adaptation: Write the number of the statement in the ring.
Which of these statements do you have to yourself, your community or your world?
1. I make careful choices about the media I use.
2. I never call people mean names, online or in-person.
3. I don’t share photos, videos, or information about other people unless I have their permission.
4. I know that not everything I see online is true.
5. I don’t copy or share someone else’s work and say that I created it.
6. I ask an adult I trust before sharing private information online.