Media Balance/Well Being
MEDIA BALANCE & WELL BEING
Examine both in-person and online responsibilities.
Describe the Rings of Responsibility as a way to think about how my behavior affects myself and others.
Identify examples of online responsibilities to others.
How do good digital citizens take responsibility for themselves, their communities, and their world?
Watch the following two videos as the drop of water and a stone are dropped into the water:
What do these circles remind you of?
A duty you have to yourself or others.
Watch the following video:
Self: The center ring represents responsibilities you have to yourself, such as keeping yourself safe and healthy.
Community: The middle ring stands for responsibilities you have to your community, including the people you know and interact with on a regular basis. This can include both friends and family. But it can also include people you don't know well, but with whom you interact with (e.g., grocery store clerks, a friend in an online gaming community, etc.).
World: The outer ring stands for your responsibilities to the larger world. This would include people you don't know but whom your actions might affect.