About this resource
Middle secondary, Upper secondary
Type of resource
Teacher guide, video, lesson plans, slides, DVDs
45 to 60 mins (middle secondary) or 45 to 90 mins (upper secondary), including videos
Key learning areas
Students will be able to define cyberbullying, sexting and digital reputation and critically evaluate the social and legal implications of a range of negative online behaviours. Students will also analyse different ways in which they can exercise self-control and responsibility in managing relationships online.
Using this resource
The resource is based on an award-winning short film. Start by showing students this film alongside one or more of the follow-up interviews with the characters.
A slide presentation can be used to explore the issues raised, and you can then select from a range of 10- to 30-minute activities, using the student resources and teacher notes provided.
The activities can be delivered in any order, and in many cases there are a range of options for delivery.
The length of the lesson will depend on the activities chosen.
You can also send your students the link to the student homepage and let them explore on their own.
Lesson plans based on the issues raised in the videos are provided for middle and upper secondary students. Lesson plans include:
- a backgrounder on the issues for teachers
- a slide presentation with options for middle or upper secondary students, covering the issues of sharing intimate images (‘sexting’), digital reputation, cyberbullying and the role of the bystander
- a range of activities from which you can choose those best suited to your students and your delivery scenario, or those covering issues of particular relevance in your school. Six activities suitable for middle secondary students are provided, and eight for upper secondary.
An additional lesson plan suitable for either middle or upper secondary students focuses on the role of the bystander in cyberbullying.
Materials: 7 x PDFs, or download individual materials below
Tagged — short drama (19 mins): When a group of high-school friends post a rumour about a rival it sparks a chain reaction that leaves no one untouched. Cyberbullying, sexting, filmed fights and police involvement ensue — will these friends avoid being tagged forever?
Follow-up interviews with the characters (4 x 3 mins): Three months after the events portrayed in the film, each of the four main characters reflects on what happened, and what they might have done differently.
Watch the videos online:
In English from the Tagged home page
In the following language versions:
Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) 2012: Winner – Best Secondary Education Resource.
New York Festivals 2012: Instruction and Education category – Silver World Medal Society and Social Issues – Finalist.
World Media Festival: Intermedia-globe Gold – Web and Web TV Category; Intermedia-globe Gold Award – Web e-learning and education.