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 Manage your digital identity (CS32)

Learning Scenario Description
 Manage your digital identity
CreatorDimitra Dimitrakopoulou
Main Idea / DescriptionThis learning scenario focuses on teaching students how to manage their digital identity responsibly. It covers topics such as online privacy, creating a positive online presence, and understanding the potential consequences of digital actions.
Target GroupStudents aged 13-18 years old
Curriculum & Learning SubjectsComputer Science
Competencies Skills
– Digital literacy
– Collaboration
Students should:
– develop an understanding of online platforms, privacy settings, and the concept of digital footprints.
– learn to navigate the online world responsibly, considering the impact of online actions on one’s digital identity.
– analyze and evaluate the consequences of different online behaviors and choices.
Teachers’ Wellness CompetenciesSocial e-competency:
Teachers should: 
– encourage open discussions about online experiences and provide guidance on managing stress related to digital interactions. 
– be able to identify students’ emotions in the social network. 
– facilitate positive interactions and collaboration among students in the digital environment.
Emotional leadership/e-mediacy: Teachers should maintain focus, manage stress and handle various situations contributing to a stable online classroom atmosphere. 
E-self management:Teachers should be able to use the tools mindfully
Learning Scenario Framework
Pedagogical MethodGame-based learning, Collaborative learning
PI1. Emphasizing strengths (Lean on your strengths and have a positive mindset): Self-paced learning, Active Learning
PI4. Relationships support (Support and work well with others): Students should be informed about netiquette. Learn how to communicate and behave in a digital environment.
PI6. Encouraging engagement (Engage students in self-directed and dedicated learning): Using technology to support student engagement. The platform contains playful elements that can be used to increase students’ motivation.
Software & MaterialsComputers or tablets with internet access
Instalab platform
Evaluation Tools– Class Discussions: Teachers assess students’ understanding through active participation in discussions.
– Worksheets: Evaluate the completion and accuracy of hands-on activities.
Learning Scenario Implementation
Learning ActivitiesDescription:
At the beginning of the session students should create an account on the “Instalab” platform which is a fake online social network and it serves as a sandbox to reproduce interesting scenarios that can occur when using social media. Students should interact with each other via the platform.Afterwards, a discussion should take place in class. Teachers should encourage students to share their experiences and ideas. They should define what is digital identity and its importance. Moreover, students should proceed to complete the worksheets. Teachers should facilitate a discussion on responsible digital citizenship. At the end of the course, students should reflect on their own digital identity and develop an action plan for maintaining a positive online presence.                                              

1.Create an account on “Instalab” and communicate with your classmates!

                                  Εικόνα που περιέχει κείμενο, ηλεκτρονικές συσκευές, στιγμιότυπο οθόνης, λογισμικό

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2.Create a list of the information you want and don’t want to share on your social media profile.
– Do you think that there are parts of information you can keep to yourself?
– What’s the benefit of the information you shared about yourself online?

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– Did you find information about yourself online that you weren’t aware of?
– Are you happy with the information that is online about you?