Managing Your Digital Footprint (Member Created Video)
Grades: 3 - 8

Video Description: New May 2022! Learn what is a “digital footprint,” how positively powerful it can be, and why and how to manage it to your best advantage in this video created by student at Ladue Horton Watkins High School.

Type of Video: Topical*
Unique Video ID: Media-25**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • Use the video for either individual student viewing or with the class as part of a media literacy study. Have students describe and evaluate their own digital footprint. How might it be improved?
  • Use the video as inspiration for students to create their own video on this or any other media literacy topic of their choice. Have a video or two you’d like us to consider publishing on the website? Email us at


*Topical videos are filmed on location in the classroom/workspace/laboratory, in studio, or a combination of both to explain and/or demonstrate specific concepts, events, topics, or processes.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.