In this lesson we look at downloads, excessive gaming and what to do when your social media is hacked by following a group of lower secondary students that catch them off-guard and teach them the consequences of making poor decisions online.
Teacher Notes: Lesson Preparation: Watch the videos prior to the lesson.
8.1: Watch the "Ringing Ryan" video (5.29 minutes) and discuss the themes brought up by the video.
8.2: Watch the "Texting Ollie" video (5.13 minutes) and discuss the themes brought up by the video.
8.1: #Game on Episode 2: Ringing Ryan
Watch the following episode and discuss the issues with the class. When police come to talk to their class about cyber bullying, Joel can’t keep his eyes open because he has been up too late playing Star Warriors with Dean who has accidentally slept in and is late for school! Will there be consequences for the boys?
Watch the video and participate in the class discussion.
8.2: #Game on Episode 3: Texting Ollie
Watch the following episode and discuss the issues with the class. Things are starting to crumble for this group of well-meaning friends. Ryan's ringtones may be too good to be true. Whoever hacked Grace’s page knows her password, which leaves Grace and Bianca feeling insecure. Dean and Joel are still playing Star Warriors and Ollie’s phone is constantly beeping with notifications on his selfies.