Introduction

Your next Thing is Digital Footprint.  You may not realize this, but each time you logon to the Internet, use your cell phone, or do anything digitally you are leaving a digital trail. In this Thing you will be completing five Quests. Once you complete these Quests, you will earn the 21t4s Investigator badge.


Learning Objectives

When you have completed this Thing you will:

  1. know the concepts and actions that create a digital footprint [Digital Citizen]

  2. understand that my digital footprint has an impact on my life [Digital Citizen, Empowered Learner]

  3. understand the importance of electronic documentation [Empowered Learner]

  4. be able to create a positive and safe online web presence [Innovative Designer, Digital Citizen]

  5. be able to collaborate with classmates and work effectively toward a common goal [Global Communicator]


Quest 1: The 3 R's

This Quest requires you to put your thinking cap on tight and do some reflection, make a record of your online activities using your own footprint, and calculate your media usage. 

 am ready for Quest 1


Quest 2: Footwork

Your challenge here is to create a visual online map using free Web 2.0 tools.

I am ready for Quest 2


Quest 3: Your Evolving Footprint

Learn about the Digital Dossier and your own digital footprints. 

I am ready for Quest 3


Quest 4: Creating a Web Presence

 At last! This is your opportunity to create your own digital presence online.

I am ready for Quest 4


Quest 5: Blogging

You will learn about blogs and create your own.

 I am ready for Quest 5


Gold Quests

Additional Quest Activities will be linked here. Currently there are no optional activities featured.


awardiconI have completed the Quests as assigned by my teacher.
Go to the graduation page for this Thing.