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EVERFI Ignition Digital Wellness and Safety Answers

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Ignition: Digital Wellness and Safety is a comprehensive educational program that equips students with the necessary knowledge to use the digital world responsibly.

This curriculum helps young people feel secure across all platforms as they explore our ever-changing digital landscape.

Here, we provide vocabulary and answers to all lessons.

Vocabulary

Adware Computer software that displays advertisements
Application Also called an “app,” it is computer software created for a particular task or tasks; it is increasingly used to mean software that is downloaded for use on cell phones
Bias A personal and sometimes unreasoned judgment or prejudice
Blog A website that is regularly updated and operates like a journal with writing, opinions, experiences, photos, videos, and links to other information on it
Bystander One present but not taking part in a situation or event
Citation An act of quoting providing the specific source of the material
Cloud computing A computer network that allows for software and hardware to be placed on it, thereby removing the need to have them stored on your computer; some examples include word processing documents, e-mail, and music files
Cookie A packet of data sent by an Internet server to a browser, which is returned by the browser each time it subsequently accesses the same server, used to identify the user or track their access to the server
Copyright Exclusive rights given to someone who creates original work; the individual is protected for his or her lifetime and 50 years after his or her death
Credible Offering reason to be believed
Cyberbullying Using technology to harm others through deliberate, repeated, and hostile attacks
Digital addiction A type of addiction characterized by a dependence on the use of digital technologies such as cell phones and computers
Digital security certificate A certificate given to websites that verifies whether a website is secure or not
Domain name A type of internet address such as .gov for government, .edu for educational institutions, .com for commercial sites, etc.
Downloading Receiving data, such as a music or video file, from a server or another computer system
E-mail Electronic mail sent between computer networks
Emoticon The use of letters and punctuation in a message that indicates the emotion of the text (e.g., 🙂 to mean happy)
Fair use A limitation and exception to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work
Hacked Getting hacked means that your computer or computer network has been broken into without your permission
Hosting service A service, such as web hosting, that is usually operated by a company in order to provide access to the Internet through servers
HTTP A protocol or group of rules and functions that is used to transfer data over the World Wide Web; it is required before a web address in a URL and is indicated by “http://”
Identity theft A form of fraud where one person assumes the identity of another person
Intellectual property Property created from an original thought or idea
Interference Refers to any disruption or alteration of a signal in cell phones
Internet A vast global computer network which links smaller computer networks together
IP address A string of numbers that indicates the location of a computer or server; commonly referred to as a web address or URL
Malware Computer software designed to harm a computer
MP3 A common audio format for playback and storage of music on digital audio players
Multimedia Content and media that combines different content forms, such as text, audio, animation, and still images
Piracy The unauthorized reproduction or copying of music, video, or literature without proper compensation or permission
Plagiarism Representing the language or thoughts of an author as your own, without indicating where the information is from
Programming The process of designing, writing, testing, debugging, and maintaining the source code of computer programs
QR code Quick Response code; a type of two-dimensional bar code, consisting of black modules in a square pattern on a white background, that can hold a large amount of any kind of data
Search engine A computer program that locates information on the web
Server A computer or series of computers that link other computers together and often store important information
Social media Media that use Internet and cell phone applications to interact, collaborate, and create content
Social network A website designed for groups of people who publish their own information and share it with others such as friends, family, co-workers, etc.
Spam E-mail that’s sent to large group of people who didn’t sign up to receive it; spam often requests information or money or may contain viruses
Spyware A type of malware that unknowingly collects information from a computer
STEM Refers to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics
Textspeak Abbreviations and slang commonly used to shorten a text or instant message, like using “?s” for “questions”
Uploading Sending data, such as a music or video file, from a local computer system to another computer system or server
URL The address of a website
Viral An object or pattern that is quickly replicated and shared
Virus A type of malware that replicates itself and spreads to other computers
Web browser Software that allows for navigating the web; it is different from a search engine in that it provides a window in which to search, but does not search itself
Webcam A video camera for computers typically used to provide real-time video footage
Wi-Fi Networking technology that allows computer devices such as personal computers, laptops, and cell phones to communicate over a wireless signal
WWW Called “World Wide Web” or simply, “the web,” it is a portion of the Internet that can be used through a web browser

Everfi Connections and Community Lesson 1 Answers

 
What is a NEGATIVE part of being in an online community?
Having anything you post be permanent.
 
If a friend posts something online that hurts your feelings, what should you do?
Ask to talk to them in person.
 
If someone you don’t know asks where you go to school, what should you do?
Don’t respond.
 
What is “social comparison”?
When you compare your life to others’ social media posts and feel like your life is worse.
 
What is “emotional contagion”?
When you feel the emotions you think someone else feels.
 
emotional contagion
when you feel the emotions you think someone else thinks it can lead to frustrations
 
If you are feeling drawn to check social media all the time
take a break and interact with friends in person
 
If a friend is hurtful to you online
ask to talk in person
 
online negatives consequences
what you post gives a permanent impression that can get out of your control
 
online positives uses
connecting to share common interests and worldwide learning
 
an online risk
Nothing is really private
 
social comparison
seeing the posts of others and believing their life is better than yours is
 
alternative screen name
posting what you want by hiding behind a fake alternative screen name
 
to stop hurting feelings
treat others’ comments the way you want yours to be treated
 
online impression
used by coaches, administrators and potential employers, so remember you can’t take it back.

Everfi Safety and Privacy Lesson 2 Answers

 
digital footprint
A collection of data from a person’s online activity that can be traced back to them. It’s made up of data that can be found online.
 
active digital footprint
When someone shares information on purpose and it becomes part of their digital footprint.
 
passive digital footprint
When someone doesn’t know their information was gathered and it becomes part of their digital footprint.
 
identity theft
When someone pretends to be you, by using your personal information.
 
privacy policy
A policy that companies share when you use their services. The policy tells you how they gather and use your information.
 
profile
Image and information about you that you set on social media, games, or other apps.
 
location tracking
When an app uses GPS to track where you are remotely. Some apps share your location through their site.
online searching
online searching
The ability to locate digital resources on the world wide web.
social media
social media
websites and applications that enable users to engage in social networking.
online payment
online payment
Using the Internet to make a payment from an account to the business
Apps
Apps
short for application, but generally refers to mobile applications
Digital Footprint
Digital Footprint
All of the information about a person that can be found online
private information
private information
Information that can be used to identify you, such as your Social Security number, billing information, medical data, etc.
personal information
personal information
Information that can personally identify someone, such as their name, email address.
 
Active Digital Footprint
Data that you intentionally submit online
 
Passive Digital Footprint
created when data is collected without the owner knowing
identity theft
identity theft
A crime that involves someone pretending to be another person in order to steal money or obtain benefits
data miner
data miner
people who gather and then sell that information.
 
Privacy Policy
policy that indicates what kind of information a website will take from you and what they intend to do with it
 
online retailer
person who sells by internet
 
social network
A series of social relationships that links a person directly to others, as well as indirectly to even more people
 
Online Profile
Refers to the detailed, digital representation of a person’s identity.
 
searchable
containing information organized in such way that it can be found using a computer
 
privacy settings
the part of a social networking website, internet browser, piece of software, etc. that allows you to control who sees information about you
 
social comparison
evaluating one’s abilities and opinions by comparing oneself with others
 
emotional contagion
the process by which emotions are transferred from one person to another
 
online communication
connecting with others by means of new media
 
privacy
the right of people not to reveal information about themselves
 
Digital Literacy
process of teaching and learning about technology and the use of technology
 
Digital Communication
electronic exchange of information
 
Digital Citizenship
The norms of appropriate, responsible behavior with regard to technology use.
 
password
A safeguard for access to a computer or computer program.
 
good password
Includes a combination of letters and numbers that are memorable and meaningful to you
 
Malware
software that is intended to damage or disable computers and computer systems.
 
Phishing
An email with a link to re-set your password

Everfi Screen Time vs. Offline Time Lesson 3 Answers

 
What’s TRUE about spending a lot of time online?
It can hurt your friendships, grades and your mental health
 
What’s a FALSE statement about online time?
Checking social media a lot is connected to more happiness
 
What’s a sign you should talk to an adult about your online time?
If you always feel anxious about what you’re missing online and if you only feel happy when you are online
 
How can you create a healthy balance between online and offline time?
Turn off notifications on your phone
 
How can you help your offline friendships?
Don’t look at your phone when talking with your friends

Everfi Technology and Data Lesson 4 Answers

 
1
a
 
2
d
 
3
a
 
4
b
 
5
c

Everfi Rights and Literacy Lesson 5 Answers

 
What’s true about freedom of expression?
It allows you to express your ideas and it allows you to express your opinions
 
If something is copyrighted, how can it be used?
With permission or in certain “fair use” cases
 
What is curated content?
Something you didn’t create, but are sharing
 
Which is a copyright violation?
Sending a copyrighted song to a friend, sharing a copyrighted image on social media, downloading a copyrighted movie without permission
 
If someone you don’t know gives you feedback on your online creation, what should you do?
See what you think about their feedback
 
blog
A website that is regularly updated and operates like a journal with writing, opinions, experiences, photos, videos, and links to other information on it
 
copyright
Exclusive rights given to someone who creates original work; the individual is protected for his or her lifetime 50 years after his or her death
 
emoticion
The use of letters and punctuation in a message that indicates the emotion of the text (eg., 🙂 to mean happy)
 
fair use
A limitation and expectation to the exclusive right granted by copyright law to the author of a create work
 
Intellectual property
Property created from an original thought or idea
 
MP3
A common audio format for playback and storage of music on digital audio players
 
Multimedia
Content and media that combines different content forms, such as text, audio, animation, and still images
 
Piracy
The unauthorized reproduction or copyright of music, video, or literature without proper compensation or permission
 
Plagiarism
Representing the language or thoughts of an author as your own, without indicating where the information is from
 
Template
A standard display design used in blogs to provide a structure for information to be viewed
 
Textspeak
Abbreviations and slang commonly used to shorten text or instant message, like using “?s” for “questions”
 
Web 2.0
Refers to applications on web that allows users to interact through user-generated content, design, and collaboration; includes the functions of social media websites
 
Webcam
A video camera for computers typically used to provide real-time video footage

Everfi Evaluating Content Lesson 6 Answers

 
What is a sign that content is biased?
The author makes money in a connected area
 
What is a sign that information is accurate?
Statistics are included, research is referenced and sources are cited
 
Can you get accurate information from social media?
Sometimes
 
What are signs something is sponsored content?
It says “sponsored content” or “ad” somewhere somewhere or it’s paid for by a person or company
 
If you’re unsure if something is true, what should you do?
Research the information
 
primary source
Direct or first-hand stories that come from the time period when the event being discussed happened.
 
secondary source
Things that talk about or explain primary sources and are created by someone who didn’t participate in the event.
 
plagiarism
Taking someone else’s words or ideas and presenting them as your own.
 
bias
Prejudice felt about certain things, people, or groups. Prejudice is an opinion.
 
source
A book, article, person, or other resource consulted for information.

Ignition’s digital literacy curriculum equips students with the knowledge and tools to make responsible decisions online. With six comprehensive lessons, they will be able to evaluate content for accuracy, perspective, motive, and recognize the benefits of participating in virtual communities.

This program is designed to help them successfully navigate their digital lives without compromising privacy or safety.

References

  1. Ignition: Digital Wellness and Safety

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