Practical and Ethical Web Page Contents
November 30, 1998
11th and 12th Grade
Introduction to the Internet
Whiteboard and markers.
11th and 12th grade students will apply their understanding of what is
and is not ethical content for posting and use on their own web page.
In today's technologically advanced world, the Internet, especially web
pages, are key to business. By knowing what is and is
not ethical and practical, students can create web pages that are enjoyed
Students will be told about what they will be learning today and how this
will help them create their own web page. The students
will also be
questioned on the content of their current web pages. They will then be
asked what is ethical for use on a global page that anyone can
Students will be told about what not to put on web pages: mainly focusing
on personal information or personal information on other people.
the ethical use of information will be discussed, mainly focusing on
telling truthful information and not representing other people.
stealing bandwidth will be discussed.
The teacher will show his web page, the contents that can go on a page,
what could or should be changed or removed.
Check for Understanding:
Students will be called on to answer questions during class. These
Students also are invited to ask questions as the input and modeling is
- What should not be put on a web page?
- Is there anything illegal you can put on a web page?
- What is stealing bandwidth? Can it be avoided?
- How do ethics fit into web pages?
The teacher will model ethical web page content by
presenting the class
with his personal web page. The students will then make changes or
deletions from their web page based on what is ethical and
No independent practice is needed at this point since there is no
Students will fill out an electronic exit slip to be submitted over email
from my web page at http://RobertAndrews.com/messmer. The exit slip
includes the following questions: what have they learned, what point they
are currently at, and what items they are confused about. This will be
used to start the next class.
All pages, scripts, and graphics.