You can think of important elements of Digital Citizenship you will use this year in school like Harry Potter Houses.
To learn about this we will travel to each of the Hogwarts house Common Rooms.
In GRIFFINDOR house you will learn about Academic Honesty and IB from the Sorting Hat and sort yourself into the kind of person who is IB.
In SLYTHERIN house you will learn DEFENSE AGAINST THE DARK ARTS for tech- the importance of Digital Safety to protect yourself from scams and predators. house you will learn from
In HUFFLEPUFF house you will learn about your Digital Footprint is like your Robe people will see first about you and is alrways surrounding you and how creating a good one can help you live a happy professional social life.
In RAVENCLAW house you learn how the tools of Digital Research like a magic wand help you CAPOW and CITE your sources right.
Griffindor: Create the most Powerful Social Media Wizard you can imagine
Describe the Wizard, give him or her a name and tell what they do with tech (good or bad) that makes them so powerful.
Ravenclaw: Create a Digital Research Wand.
What is it made of? What's in its core? Why? Create a spell including a movement and magical word for your wand and tell what the spell does. Bonus if the movement and word relate to some practice useful academic research.
SLytherin Create a Digital Citizenship Potions
Tell for each:
What are the ingredients? Why? What does each bring to the potion. What is the potion used to do or prevent?
Hufflepuff Write a spell, be ready to perform/sing it.
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