Explore the 24 activities the Youth and Media team at The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University created for students at high school, their parents and teacher.

Building and Protecting Your Online Presence

In this playlist, you will reflect on your digital presence, think critically about privacy and surveillance, and explore how your online identity relates to your goals.
1What's Your Story?
Identify one type of personal information you can manage online, one type of information you cannot totally control online, and one thing you can do about some aspect of your personal information online not directly controlled by you..

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2Your Digital, Social Reputation
Consider how publicly information about you online may impact other people’s opinions of you, and identify ways you can shape how you represent yourself online.

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3Collecting Personal Data
Identify and describe an example of an instance where you felt data about you was being collected or repurposed.

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4Who Is Watching You?
Identify a situation where you think it is likely that you are currently under some type of online surveillance / monitoring and why you believe this surveillance / monitoring is happening.

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5Set the Settings
Customize privacy settings on social media and explain your decision-making process for these settings (e.g., why certain content is set to "friends only" vs. a "public" setting).

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6Your Online Identity
Consider how your online identity and the content you create and share relates to your goals (e.g., career-related, personal, skills/interests you would like to pursue). Explore how to manage an online persona that considers subject, platform, name, visual representation, and privacy settings.

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Crafting a Successful Resume

In this playlist, you will examine the relationship between your personal experiences and the skills you offer, identify jobs that match your interests and background, and create a resume that can be used for opportunities you're excited about.
1Think About Experience
Identify specific experiences that have shaped who you are today, reflect on how such experiences might be powerful for your future, and consider ways you can create new experiences that help you achieve your goals.

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2From Hobbies to Skills
Identify three types of skills that you possess — transferable, knowledge / domain, and personal trait skills — and consider how you may combine these skills and apply them towards opportunities in the future.

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3Create Your Own Job Ad!
Identify your ideal job (which can be vocational or professional) and specific skills needed for this position.

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4How to Start a Resume
Learn about different resume formats and practice writing a resume based on your interests, experiences, skills, and goals. You will also learn about what a resume and CV are and why they are important for your long-term goals.

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5Boost Your Resume
Understand what is expected on a resume based on your intended audience.

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6Connect and Plan!
Understand the importance of networking, cultivating social relationships, and forming connections.

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Sharing Your Work Online — What License to Use?

In this playlistyou will understand the basics of Copyright and Fair Use, experiment with parody as a form of Fair Use, and think critically about the licenses you want to use when publishing your creative works.
1Copyright Basics
Identify the kind of creative works that are protected by copyright.

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2Fair Use Basics
Identify the four factors of Fair Use.

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3Entering the Public Domain
Understand the concept of Public Domain and learn about the repositories where one can obtain materials from the Public Domain.

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4Creative Commons
Understand how to use Creative Commons licenses when remixing and sharing content made by others and also when releasing content you have made yourself.

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5The Art of Parody
Understand how parody (a form of fair use) is a type of work that comments on or criticizes another (usually) better-known work by imitating it in a comedic way.

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6Choose Your License
Understand what the implications are when you choose a particular license for your work.

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Creating the Change You Want

In this playlist, you will identify a problem that affects your community and think critically about the change you would like to see, explore how social networks and various forms of media can raise awareness around the cause, and plan and outline your own advocacy campaign.
1Creating Change
Learn about the concept of advocacy by identifying an one issue that affects your community and consider two positive changes that you want to see in the future concerning that problem.

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2The Power of Activist Networks
Learn how social networks can be leveraged to promote advocacy efforts and how to develop online content to spread information about a cause of interest.

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3Using Media to Drive Change
Identify ways in which various types of media can be used to promote awareness around an issue.

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4Awareness Through Hashtags
Explore how hashtags have been effective in promoting social movements and identify how hashtags on social media can help you raise awareness around an advocacy issue. You’ll also develop your own hashtag and methods of promotion for a cause you care about.

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5Pop Culture Meets Advocacy
Examine how popular culture characters and stories can and have been used to foster awareness and advocacy around different causes. Identify one popular culture character and story that can be used to promote awareness around a cause that is important to you.

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6Taking Action for Change!
Learn how to develop an initial plan for our own advocacy campaign.

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Bulgarian students have free access to one-of-a-kind handbook for media literacy in Bulgarian titled My Opinion! Creating Content for Social Networks. It has been developed as part of the UNICEF Bulgaria project My Right to Opinion! Academy for Teens in partnership with the Association of European Journalists. Young people and their mentors from the Teen Station School Media Network are actively involved in the project. Experts from the National Center for Safe Internet and the Media Literacy Coalition have taken part in the creation of the handbook's content. My Opinion! Creating Content for Social Networks can be downloaded from here.