KS3/4 Scheme of Work covering legal, ethical and privacy issues.
Created by Ben Goodwin
last edited Sep 24 2018 by Ben Goodwin
Living in a Digital Society is an attempt to bring the Legal and Ethical concepts covered in KS4 courses down to KS3, whilst still keeping the course relevant to students without a direct interest in the subject.
There are a large number of videos meaning that the subject could be taught by non-specialists as long as they are aware of current issues.
I have tried to combine a variety of answer techniques in the form of a “Virtual Workbook”, but feel free to adapt this to your students. It is available as a Google Doc (for use on Google Classroom). This can be downloaded as a Microsoft Word version by going to File –> Download As…
Duration: Roughly 8 lessons, depending on length of lesson and depth of teaching. There is plenty of room for class discussion and additional exploration of concepts.
Topics: 1. Use of Data by companies and governments, including protecting yourself 2. Automation and AI 3. Net Neutrality and Copyright 4. Environment
I may make changes to these resources based on my own personal lesson observations and the response from students in order to improve them. Always looking for additional ideas to include if you have any.
Teacher Note: I have had some inquiries about the worksheet mentioned on Slide 30 Humans Need Not Apply. It is a resource by Read Relevant purchased from Teachers Pay Teachers. It is not necessary to the delivery of the content.