Privacy Pursuit! The Value of Privacy Grades: 6-7 Teacher’s version
4 May 2023
Have them list all of the paid apps (ones that you pay to purchase, that have a subscription fee, or that include in-app purchases) that they use in the left-hand column, and all of the free apps (that you do not pay money for in any way) in the right- hand column. [...] Now ask: How is your personal information part of how they make money? Pause to review the definition of personal information (anything that can identify you.) Let students discuss the question and make sure they understand the following points: • Most free apps make money by selling ads • Advertisers believe these ads are more valuable because the apps use what they know about you (your personal. [...] Have students choose an app or platform they use or know of and list, in the rings around the central image, the different possible audiences: • In the centre ring, people you want to see the content • In the second ring, people you don’t want to see the content, but who might see it anyway • In the third ring, people who might see the content without you knowing it or who might see it sometime in. [...] Then, have students list on the other side of the page different strategies (from the list on page nine) that would prevent or limit each of these audiences from seeing what they post or share. [...] You can use strategies from the list in “11 Great Ways to Protect Privacy,” but you can add your own too! Intended Audiences: What strategies can you use to make sure just some of the people you’re connected to online see something that you’re posting? Unwanted Audiences: What strategies can you use to make sure what you’ve posted isn’t seen by the people who weren’t meant to see it? Unknown Audie.