When In Doubt, Talk It Out

When In Doubt, Talk It Out

Google came up with “The Code of Internet Awesome” which includes . . .

  • Share With Care
  • Don’t Fall For Fakes
  • Keep it Safe
  • It’s Cool to be Kind
  • When In Doubt, Talk It Out


Five Minutes of Dig Cit:

Last week you talked about “‘Don’t Fall for Fakes”, which means fake people.  This week is “When In Doubt, Talk it Out.”  Students have a tendency to hide when they think they think something “bad” has happened.  Talk to your students about (the list below is from the Code of Internet Awesome page.)

  • Be clear about family or classroom rules and expectations around technology, as well as consequences for inappropriate use.
  • Keep the dialogue going by checking in frequently and encouraging kids to ask questions.

Extend the conversation to other trusted adults like teachers, coaches, counselors, friends, and relatives.