Here are just a few ideas on how I would approach the teaching of Internet ethics at schools.  Please add your own ideas in a reply.

Pedagogical approach

A range of pedagogical approaches could be used depending on the specific activity.  My main idea is to have students muddle their own way through all of the issues related to Internet use.   The use of Collaborative learning and Inquiry-based learning would be a strong focus in both face-to-face group discussion as well as online group activities like blogging and collaborating in Wikis.  Authentic learning is a key pedagogical approach too, so it is imperative to know what types of Internet skills students already have and what theyare interested in learning.

Through inquiry, in-class group activities and online collaborative activities students should be encouraged to discuss the pros and cons of interacting, sharing and researching online.  Ethical and moral considerations should…

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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