In the virtual mall, you can play games, design ads, chat with customers and store owners, and much more. You’ll learn key consumer concepts, such as how advertising affects you, how you benefit when businesses compete, how (and why) to protect your information, and how to spot scams. What better place to do it than at the mall!
Seventeen-year-old Kevin Curwick, an Osseo High School football team captain, is using a "Nice Things" Twitter page to fight cyber bullies and compliment his classmates, but much to his surprise, now people across the world are returning the favor.
An online portfolio allows you to compile what makes you employable — it should include things like your resume, cover letter, references, certifications, transcripts and any examples of your work (including writing samples, press clips, artwork or lesson plans). Plus, you should include basic contact information, such as a phone number and email, and more modern information, like a Twitter handle, LinkedIn profile, or Facebook URL. Put all of this into one online package that’s easy to browse and voilà — you have an online portfolio!
Information Fluency is the ability to locate digital information efficiently, evaluate it effectively and use it ethically.
This lesson takes place in the context of a science course where DNA, genetics and "designer babies" is the topic. It is used here for demonstration purposes--any topic could be used and substitute an appropriate "questionable" result.
Among results for "designer babies" is this Genochoice.com
The short videos cover topics such as how to search, email basics and using social media.Additional videos from NBC Learn focus on Internet safety and security, including modules on spam, spyware and cyberbullying.