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Middle and High School

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Online Identity

The Online Identity section discusses how we establish and portray ourselves online. This topic includes different components such as online personality, beliefs, and self-esteem.

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Media Balance and Dynamics

The Media Balance section focuses on the amount of time and energy spent using media. The Media Dynamics section deals with how different social contexts (school, home, community) impact media use.

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Relationships and Communication

In the Relationships and Communication section we concentrate on how we communicate and collaborate on- and offline.

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Privacy and Security

Privacy and Security considers the awareness and management of personal information online. This topic also raises discussion about moral and ethical risks when sharing or withholding personal information.

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Cyberbullying and Digital Drama

Problems that involve online harassment and humiliation are the focus of the Cyberbullying and Digital Drama section. This also includes online fights and disagreements.

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Gaming

The Gaming section considers video- and app-based gaming culture and the effects of gameplay.

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Digital Literacy

The subjects of how we find, evaluate, and create using technology are explored in the Digital Literacy section. Sharing and reproducing knowledge with or without consent is also reflected on here.

 

Stories Online Identity

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Party Pictures and Scholarships

Mia, an aspiring gymnast hoping to get a University Scholarship, has her picture taken at a party while holding a beer. She is furious when she finds this picture on social media without her consent.

  • High School

  • Also includes Privacy + Security

  • (S) Sensitive due to use of tobacco, alcohol, or illegal drugs


Image, Image on the Feed

Tess didn't look like the influencers and models on Instagram. She felt continuously confronted with peer pressure to look a certain way.

  • Middle and High School


Pics by the Pool

Lotta posted an amazing picture of herself in a bikini on Instagram. The reactions from the boys were not what she expected.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also includes Digital Literacy

  • (S) Sensitive


Whitewalling

Adrian chooses to whitewall or delete all of his social media every day in order to stay out of drama.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also includes Privacy + Security


Cover Up

Anika starts transforming herself for her makeup youtube channel. People start to gossip about her.

  • Middle School

  • Also includes Privacy + Security


Tailored

Taylor starts to transform herself online with filters, makeup, and photoshop. She starts making money online and though she is losing friends, finds it hard to quit.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also includes Media Balance + Dynamics


Hidden Memeing

Colin starts a meme group online with his friends. He makes the group open and then people become offended when they misinterpret a meme.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also includes Cyberbullying + Digital Drama and Digital Literacy


Social Media Superhero

Markus spends time online fighting cyberbullying and solving digital drama. He feels like a superhero whenever he can get someone to take down a nasty comment or apologize.

  • Middle School

  • Also includes Cyberbullying + Digital Drama


Privacy Paradox

Jasmine believes she is being private online, but her mother is shocked and finds her daughter’s online behavior inappropriate.

  • High School

  • Also includes Media Balance + Dynamics and Privacy + Security


The Bourgeoisie Fuck-Ups

Seth is the new boy at school. He is asked to join one of the most exclusive chats. He doesn’t feel comfortable with the memes being posted even though they are hysterical. When he is asked to post he finds himself facing a dilemma. How should he react?

  • High School

  • (S) Sensitive due to foul language


Send Me Some Pics

Norah has a YouTube channel and doesn’t shy away from the spotlight. She starts receiving messages from guys at school asking for pics. How should she deal with this?

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Privacy + Security

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


 

Media Balance and Dynamics 

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Girls Can Watch Too

A sleepover at Brooke’s gets uncomfortable when Cammie starts bragging about boys and sex. She pulls her computer out to “educate” her friends. Some of her friends are clearly not ready for this.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also in Relationships + Communication

  • (S) Sensitive Material due to sexual content


Privacy Paradox

Jasmine believes she is being private online, but her mother is shocked and finds her daughter’s online behavior inappropriate.

  • High School

  • Also found in Privacy + Security and Online Identity


Grades Up, Tech Down

Sasha's parents realize that her grades are too low. They take away her ipad even though she believes it helps her.

  • Middle School

  • Also covers Cyberbullying + Digital Drama


Blame the Game

Mateo moves to a new country and has trouble adjusting to his new friends. He stays connected with his old friends by playing video games and his parents become increasingly nervous that he isn't going to make new friends.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Gaming


The Unstable Family Table

Madison is frustrated that her parents are always on their devices at dinner. She finally confronts them.

  • Middle School

  • Also covers Relationships + Communication


Spotted: Boys watching porn in front of their lockers

Aashi arrives early to school. A group of boys in her year are huddled around a phone close to her locker. They tilt the phone so she can see what they are doing. Aashi is disgusted and doesn’t know how to deal with this. When she tells her friends about it, she finds she is not alone.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


To Go or Not to Go

Jack likes being by himself and generally doesn’t go to parties. It just isn’t his scene. He doesn’t understand his own emotions when he looks on Snap Maps to see everyone else at a party to which he wasn’t invited.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Relationships + Communication


The “Not So” Underground Yearbook

Chen takes pictures at parties and uploads them. Her fellow students find out that she's friends with parents online and the adults can see all of the photos.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also in Privacy + Security


Obsessed

Ahmed starts overusing his device and becomes obsessed. He finds it hard to focus on other things and thinks he may have a screen addiction.

  • Middle and High School


Tailored

Taylor starts to transform herself online with filters, makeup, and photoshop. She starts making money online and though she is losing friends, finds it hard to quit.

  • High School

  • Also found in Online Identity


FOMO Frustration

Dex is new at school and having FOMO about his old friends. He asks them not to contact him all the time so he can make new friends, but they don't take it well.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication


Hentai in the back seat of the bus

Nick and Bryan are the boys you always find in the back of the bus. Julia is always there with them. On a foreign exchange trip, the boys cross a cultural line by pulling out animé porn images in front of one of the exchange students.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


The Stalemate

Dalia has her phone taken away and gets into a large argument with her parents. They struggle to come to an understanding or agreement.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication


The Bottomless Well

Raina realizes that she may be watching too much TV but struggles to stop and finds herself unable to self-regulate.

  • Middle School


Trashtag Challenge

Tayah creates a hashtag challenge to promote cleaning up around town. She is trying to use social media for good.

  • Middle and High School


Instalive Dive

Marquita creates a podcast at her school and invites a new boy to be on her show. She makes fun of him on the podcast and it becomes a viral joke at their school.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying + Digital Drama



  Relationships and Communication

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Incoming! The most scandalous group chat

Every high school students will relate to this story about Greg. He watches porn, has a girlfriend and collects images of girls on his phone.

  • High School

  • Also found in Privacy + Security

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Good Grief

Clara starts playing a multiplayer video game with her new classmates. One boy won't stop griefing her and she can't tell if everyone goes through this when they first join or if he's cyberbullying.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Gaming


The Snap

Frances likes Sam and has been flirting with him. Late at night she receives a pic. It was not what she was expecting and she doesn’t know what to do.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in in Online Identity

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Spotted: Boys watching porn in front of their lockers

Aashi arrives early to school. A group of boys in her year are huddled around a phone close to her locker. They tilt the phone so she can see what they are doing. Aashi is disgusted and doesn’t know how to deal with this. When she tells her friends about it, she finds she is not alone.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Media Balance + Dynamics

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


The New Nerdy Kid

Vincent has been assigned to help the new kid at school. After a few months he snaps and gets mean on a group chat. Read why.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying + Digital Drama


The Unstable Family Table

Madison is frustrated that her parents are always on their devices at dinner. She finally confronts them.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Media Balance + Dynamics


To Go or Not to Go

Jack likes being by himself and generally doesn’t go to parties. It just isn’t his scene. He doesn’t understand his own emotions when he looks on Snap Maps to see everyone else at a party to which he wasn’t invited.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Media Balance + Dynamics


Just an Innocent Slip-Up

Ava and Emma are best friends. Mirko likes Ava and Emma likes Mirko. When Ava is out of the room without her phone a message from Mirko comes in. Emma seizes the opportunity and crosses a line.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Privacy + Security


The Snap Map Trap

Tally is s with her two best friends Friday after school. When they say bye everyone goes home for a quiet evening. When Tally pulls out her phone to see what everyone is doing she is shocked to see her friends’ location on Snap Map. They are together and with boys. What does she do?

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Privacy + Security


Girls Can Watch Too

A sleepover at Brooke’s gets uncomfortable when Cammie starts bragging about boys and sex. She pulls her computer out to “educate” her friends. Some of her friends are clearly not ready for this.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Media Balance and Dynamics

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content

The Snap

Frances receives a message from Sam, the boy she is flirting with. He is asking for a picture and not just any kind of picture. Frances is in a dilemma.

  • (S) Middle and High School

  • Also found in Online Identity


Prankster Gets Pranked

Todd starts pranking people at school. Then a fake picture of Todd goes viral. Some say it's an innocent prank, but he doesn't agree.

  • Middle and High School


Likes and Comments

Jhazelle knows Lydia is probably the prettiest girl in school. She loves her pictures on Instagram and yet won’t like them because Lydia is not in the “in-group.” Just looking at Lydia’s pictures gets her into trouble with her friends.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Online Identity


Hentai in the back seat of the bus

Nick and Bryan are the boys you always find in the back of the bus. Julia is always there with them. On a foreign exchange trip, the boys cross a cultural line by pulling out animé porn images in front of one of the exchange students.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Media Balance and Dynamics

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


FOMO Frustration

Dex is new at school and having FOMO about his old friends. He asks them not to contact him all the time so he can make new friends, but they don't take it well.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Media Balance and Dynamics


The Dare

Finn is new at his school and English is also new to him. He is loving his life abroad and making new friends. His friends start a game of truth or dare. Finn takes on a dare but doesn’t fully understand what he is doing.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying and Digital Drama

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Problem Solved

Britta learns that video games can have positive effects too and plays with her Dad to help her in school.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Gaming


The Stalemate

Dalia has her phone taken away and gets into a large argument with her parents. They struggle to come to an understanding or agreement.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Media Balance and Dynamics

The Bourgeoisie Fuck-ups

Seth is the new boy at school. He is asked to join one of the most exclusive chats. He doesn’t feel comfortable with the memes being posted even though they are hysterical. When he is asked to post, he finds himself facing a dilemma. How should he react?

  • High School

  • Also found in Online Identity

  • (S) Sensitive due to foul language


Skins for Friendships

Greg, otherwise unpopular, is the best at Fortnite at his school. He gains his popularity by gaming. His boarding school gets a call from his parents. Greg is spending large amounts of money on his credit card.

  • Primary and Middle School

  • Also found in Gaming


I’m Just Not Ready

Ruben is 14, handsome and all the girls are after him. To deal with social pressure, he is considering accepting to have a girlfriend even though he is not ready and would just prefer being with the guys and playing rugby.

  • Middle and High School

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content



Privacy and Security  

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Just an Innocent Slip-Up

Ava and Emma are best friends. Mirko likes Ava and Emma likes Mirko. When Ava is out of the room without her phone, a message from Mirko comes in. Emma seizes the opportunity and crosses a line.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Relationships + Communication


Pass It On Password

Sabina gives her family password to other people and the password gets passed around too much. Now it's in the wrong hands.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Digital Literacy


Party Pictures and Scholarships

Mia, an aspiring gymnast hoping to get a University Scholarship, has her picture taken at a party while holding a beer. She is furious when she finds this picture on social media without her consent.

  • High School

  • Also found in Online Identity

  • (S) Sensitive due to use of tobacco, alcohol, or illegal drugs


The Meme Account

Vihaan and Louis create a meme account about their school. About 90% of the memes are funny and respectable but the rest cross a line. They are asked to the principal’s office for one of their memes. Three camps form among students, staff and parents as the boys face their punishment.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Digital Literacy


A Simple Like

Aditya likes a post by his friend to let him know that he has seen it. The post is not appropriate and the school finds out. Now Aditya is in trouble.

  • For Middle School

  • Also covers Digital Literacy


The Snap Map Trap

Tally is with her two best friends Friday after school. When they say bye everyone goes home for a quiet evening. When Tally pulls out her phone to see what everyone is doing she is shocked to see her friends’ location on Snap Map. They are together and with boys. What does she do?

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Relationships and Communication


Whitewalling

Adrian chooses to whitewall or delete all of his social media every day in order to stay out of drama.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Online Identity


Send me Some Pics

Norah has a YouTube channel and doesn’t shy away from the spotlight. She starts receiving messages from guys at school asking for pics. How does she deal with this?

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Online Identity

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Cover Up

Anika starts transforming herself for her makeup youtube channel. People start to gossip about her.

  • Middle School

  • Also covers Online Identity


The “Not So” Underground Yearbook

Chen takes pictures at parties and uploads them. Her fellow students find out that she's friends with parents online and the adults can see all of the photos.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also in Media Balance + Dynamics


An Email Tale

Colleen is accused of sending the teacher an inappropriate email. She doesn't know how to prove that her account has been hacked.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Digital Literacy


Privacy Paradox

Jasmine believes she is being private online, but her mother is shocked and finds her daughter’s online behavior inappropriate.

  • High School

  • Also found in Media Balance + Dynamics and Online Identity


Incoming! The most scandalous group chat

Every high school student will relate to this story about Greg. He watches porn, has a girlfriend and collects images of girls on his phone.

  • High School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Hi My Name is…

Andrea is nervous about chatting with strangers online in a video game platform. She isn't sure if they really are who they say they are.

  • Elementary School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication


 My Name But Not my Insta Account

Elijah’s brother confronts him about his new cringy Insta account. Elijah doesn’t understand because he doesn’t have a new account. When he opens his phone he finds a not-so-nice account with his name and his pictures.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying + Digital Drama


The Snap

Frances likes Sam and has been flirting with him. Late at night she receives a pic. It was not what she was expecting and she doesn’t know what to do.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in in Relationships and Communication

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Momo Woes

Danah has been researching internet scares like Momo Challenge to help build awareness for kids. Her mother misunderstands and thinks she is participating in the Momo Challenge.

  • Middle School

  • Also includes Digital Literacy


Cyberbullying and Digital Drama 

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On YouTube I Am Game

Adriano creates a YouTube channel about his gaming. Some of the boys in his class are leaving mean comments. When Mr. Thompson overhears, he misunderstands the situation and seems to side with the online trolls.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Gaming

  • Two versions: Sensitive (strong language), Non-Sensitive


Social Media Superhero

Markus spends time online fighting cyberbullying and solving digital drama. He feels like a superhero whenever he can get someone to take down a nasty comment or apologize.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Online Identity


The School Pranksters

Hypolite is an unusual kid and he has been friends with Danny since kindergarten. Danny has always stepped in to make sure Hypolite isn’t pranked but he can’t always be there. This prank happens in school and involves a link and some porn.

  • Middle and High School

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Game Over

Danny is dating someone in the game and in real life. His girlfriend in real life is not happy to find out. Danny claims he is role-playing and it is okay.

  • High School

  • Also covers Gaming


Love Birds Over A Bunsen Burner

Tyler gets put in a group with Claire for science. Nils has an idea and pulls out his phone, snapping a shot of the two as they lean over the experiment. See how Tyler reacts when he finds out about the picture.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Digital Literacy


Hidden Memeing

Colin starts a meme group online with his friends. He makes the group open and then people become offended when they misinterpret a meme.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Online Identity + Digital Literacy


My Name But Not My Insta Account

Elijah’s brother confronts him about his new cringy Insta account. Elijah doesn’t understand because he doesn’t have a new account. When he opens his phone he finds a not so nice account with his name and his pictures.Middle and High School

  • Also found in Privacy + Security


Instalive Dive

Marquita creates a podcast at her school and invites a new boy to be on her show. She makes fun of him on the podcast and it becomes a viral joke at their school.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Media Balance + Dynamics


The New Nerdy Kid

Vincent has been assigned to help the new kid at school. After a few months he snaps and is mean on a group chat. Read why.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication


Boogers For Lunch

Tim and Harry see John in front of Starbucks. John has no idea that they take a picture of him and circulate it to the entire class via Snapchat.

  • Elementary and Middle School

  • Also found in Digital Literacy


The Dare

Finn is new at his school and English is also new to him. He is loving his life abroad and making new friends. His new friends start a game of truth or dare. Finn takes on a dare but doesn’t fully understand what he is doing.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying + Digital Drama

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


 

Gaming

 
 
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On YouTube I Am Game

Adriano creates a YouTube channel about his gaming. Some of the boys in his class are leaving mean comments. When Mr. Thompson overhears, he misunderstands the situation and seems to side with the online trolls.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying + Digital Drama

  • Sensitive due to foul language, also found in a non-sensitive version


Blame the Game

Mateo moves to a new country and is having trouble adjusting to his new friends. He stays connected with his old friends by playing video games and his parents become increasingly nervous that he isn't going to make new friends.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Media Balance + Dynamics


Good Grief

Clara starts playing a multiplayer video game with her new classmates. One boy won't stop griefing her and she can't tell if everyone goes through this when they first join or if he's cyberbullying.

  • For Middle School

  • Also covers Relationships + Communication


Skins for Friendships

Greg, otherwise unpopular, is the best at Fortnite at his school. He gains his popularity by gaming. His boarding school gets a call from his parents. Greg is spending large amounts of money on his credit card.

  • Primary and Middle School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication


Game Over

Danny is dating someone in the game and in real life. His girlfriend in real life is not happy to find out. Danny claims he is role-playing and it is okay.

  • High School

  • Also Covers Cyberbullying + Digital Drama


Problem Solved

Britta learns that video games can have positive effects too and plays with her Dad to help her in school.

  • Middle School

  • Also found in Relationships + Communication


Mom won't notice. It's just 2€.

Emma now rides the bus to school alone. She also loves playing Clash of Clans on her bus ride. She thinks her Mom will never notice a few in-App purchases.

  • Primary and Middle School

  • Also found in Digital Literacy


 Digital Literacy

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Love Birds Over A Bunsen Burner

Tyler gets put in a group with Claire for science. Nils has an idea and pulls out his phone, snapping a shot of the two as they lean over the experiment. See how Tyler reacts when he finds out about the picture.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Cyberbullying and Digital Drama


Coming Out On Snap

Eric snatches Marnix’s phone and sends a snap to the entire year group announcing that Marnix is gay. Of course it is a joke, or at least that is how Eric meant it. Marnix is faced with a dilemma.

  • Middle and High School

Pass It On Password

Sabina gives her family password to other people and the password gets passed around too much. Now it's in the wrong hands.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Privacy and Security


Pics By The Pool

Lotta posts an amazing picture of herself in a bikini on Instagram. The reactions from the boys are not what she expects.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Online Identity

  • Sensitive due to foul language


Digital Divide

Nabil didn't have access to technology at his old school and is finding it hard to adjust. He also feels judged by others.

  • Middle School


The Meme Account

Vihaan and Louis create a meme account about their school. About 90% of the memes are funny and respectable but the rest cross a line. They are asked to the principal’s office for one of their memes. Three camps form among students, staff and parents as the boys face their punishment.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Privacy and Security


Appsent

Two boys create an app to help track attendance at their school. They want to use digital media for good.

  • Middle and High School


An Email Tale

Colleen is accused of sending the teacher an inappropriate email. She doesn't know how to prove that her account has been hacked.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also covers Privacy and Security


Boogers For Lunch

Tim and Harry see John in front of Starbucks. John has no idea that they take a picture of him and circulate it to the entire class via Snapchat.

  • Elementary and Middle School

  • Also found in Cyberbullying and Digital Drama


Hidden Memeing

Colin starts a meme group online with his friends. He makes the group open and then people become offended when they misinterpret a meme.

  • Middle and High School

  • Also found in Online Identity and Cyberbullying and Digital Drama


The Five-click Discount

Sam starts downloading music illegally. She tries to justify her actions.

  • Middle and High School


Exotic Melons

Jade has a new science project on the food groups. She decides to do her project on exotic melons. She types the words into google and hits “images”. It is not melons she is seeing on her screen!

  • Primary School

  • Also found in Privacy and Security

  • (S) Sensitive due to sexual content


Momo Woes

Danah has been researching internet scares like Momo Challenge to help build awareness for kids. Her mother misunderstands and thinks she is participating in the Momo Challenge.

  • Middle School

  • Also includes Privacy + Security


Mom won't notice. It's just 2€.

Emma now rides the bus to school alone. She also loves playing Clash of Clans on her bus ride. She thinks her Mom will never notice a few in-App purchases.

  • Primary and Middle School

  • Also found in Gaming