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121 resources with the concept Digital Citizenship

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21st Century Skills Level I & II: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you need to get started to build and establish 21st century skills in the classroom—a collection of lesson plans, apps, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Digital Citizenship: Supporting Lessons and Resources

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed Standards
Just what you needed to get started with your classroom of digital citizens—a collection of lesson plans, videos, and activities, curated by a team of teachers and organized by grade level.
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Safety and Kindness Online: Digital Citizenship for Middle and High Schoolers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We have always told our students that they could be anything they want to be, but never have these words been truer than in today's expansive digital world. Young users can be friends or bullies, gullible or skeptical, fake or...
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Young Digital Citizens

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
It's important to know our limits within the world wide web. Teach your young digital citizens the basics of online etiquette like who we can communicate with, what we share, how to be safe and secure, understanding misinformation, and...
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Little Digital Citizens

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
It's never too early to learn the basics of internet safety and citizenship. Designed with the youngest scholars in mind, this five-part unit from Common Sense Media includes everything you will need to explore safe internet exploration,...
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Using the Internet Responsibly

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars have a lot at their fingertips, and teaching them to be wise Internet explorers is paramount to their success as learners. Here are five full lessons—with all required materials—intended to help elementary schoolers...
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Middle School Internet 101

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Looking for ways to help middle school students understand their role as digital citizens? Look no further—this five-part unit walks learners through creator's rights, searching strategies, scam awareness, more. They (and you!) will love...
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Middle School Internet 102

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Have your middle school students really assessed their media habits? Use this five-part unit to establish some goals of effective media use, clarify online ethics, keep kids safe, and consider the pros and cons of an online alter-ego. 
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Digital Compass

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Time to make some real world decisions in an interactive digital citizenship game. Choose a story and help the characters make the right decisions regarding Internet safety, cyberbullying, copyright, media literacy, appropriate online...
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Interland

For Students Pre-K - 8th
"Be Internet Awesome" is the motto in a super cool digital citizenship interactive created by Google. Interland is made up of four lands that explore the importance of digital safety and helps young Internet users to be alert, strong,...
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Cyberbullying—Alternate Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should schools be permitted to punish young scholars for off-campus cyberbullying? After reading a passage that details statistics about cyberbullying and Supreme Court rulings about schools' ability to limit student speech, class...
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Talking Safely Online

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What is the difference between online and real-life friendships? Pupils learn how to keep information private online and maintain their safety in various situations requiring online communication.
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Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why is it important to care about cyberbullying? Tackle this question head-on with your learners, and discuss the difference between a passive and upstanding bystander in cyberbullying situations.
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Digital Citizenship Pledge

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Learners collaborate to create a set of group norms and expectations by which they will abide in order to promote a safe, respectful online community.
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Private Today, Public Tomorrow

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What responsibility do we have to protect the privacy and safety of others when posting information about them online? This is an essential lesson for every learner today experiencing their social and professional worlds in an online...
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Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teach pupils to identify different forms of cyberbullying, including harassment, deception, “flaming,” and threats to safety, as well as how to handle a situation in which cyberbullying might be involved.
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Trillion Dollar Footprint

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learners explore their digital footprints, and discover how information they put online can easily be searched, copied, forwarded, and seen by a large audience.
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Which Me Should I Be?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Impress upon learners the importance of considering how we identify ourselves online, and how this relates to overall considerations of safety and digital wellness.
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Going Places Safely

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
How can places on the Internet be dangerous? Youngsters draw important connections between traveling online and staying safe in the real world. They also discover three key online safety rules to guide them throughout their online...
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Feeling On Display

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
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Private and Personal Information

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Everybody who uses the Internet needs to know how to protect their personal and private information. Give your third, fourth, and fifth graders a instructional activity on safety and security risks that can occur when sharing information...
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Stand Up. . . Be InCtrl!

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
What is the difference between a bystander and an upstander? A collaborative project created through digital media helps the class understand that they can participate in an online community respectfully and responsibly. They consider...
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My Online Community

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
The Internet isn't a place, but it is made up of real people. As your students will find out, it is a way to connect people and ideas to build a larger and more global community. They'll draw, discuss, and explore vocabulary as they...
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Keep It Private

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Internet sites ask for a lot of personal information these days and most youngsters are not aware what is safe for them to share. By showing your class online check-out pages for sites such as Amazon, ETSY, and LEGO they will begin to...
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Click Restraint: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Internet users often find themselves going down some crazy rabbit holes. What's the best way to exercise click restraint, or self-control, when encountering new information online? A video on navigating digital information shows viewers...
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Social Media: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #10

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Sixty-eight percent of adults in the United States get their news from their social media feed. What are the consequences? Scholars dive into the topic with a video on digital media. They discover how social media shapes people's offline...
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Using Creative Commons Content

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
What if there was a way to get content online without having to worry about copyright laws? As it turns out, there is! Scholars discover how to use content from the creative commons. They learn about the guidelines they must follow when...
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How to Copyright Your Content

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A person can't lock up a musical performance or video in a safe, but there are ways to protect creative content from theft. Viewers see how to copyright original content in the United States. Pupils learn how to register their work with...
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Understanding Copyright, Public Domain, and Fair Use

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
What are copyright, public domain, and fair use practices? Scholars find out by watching the second of four videos from a media literacy series. They learn about how copyright laws protect intellectual property and understand the...
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Data and Infographics: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #8

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
One-hundred percent of those reading this sentence are human beings. Wait, what? With part eight in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set, pupils learn how to think critically about statistics. Scholars discover how...
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Evaluating Photos and Videos: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #7

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When it comes to viewing videos and photos on the Internet, seeing is not always believing. With part seven from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series, scholars learn that even image-based evidence can be unreliable....
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Evaluating Evidence: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #6

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How do scholars learn to differentiate between good evidence and not-so-good evidence? The sixth installment from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set is a great place to start. Pupils discover how to find reliable...
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Using Wikipedia: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #5

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Wikipedia may get a bad rap, but does it have any redeeming qualities? As it turns out, it does, and scholars discover what they are with part five from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information video series. Pupils learn about...
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Who Can You Trust? Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #4

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The best way to understand a website is (drumroll, please) ... to leave the website? Scholars make sense of some strange advice by watching part four in the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information set. As they watch, they learn...
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Check Yourself with Lateral Reading: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
According to author John Green, who narrates the series, lateral reading may just be one of the most critical skills of the 21st century. So what is it? With the third installment from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information...
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The Facts about Fact Checking: Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How can people help make the Internet a positive force in their own lives and the lives of others? Pupils set out to answer just that question with part two from the Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information series. Narrator John...
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Introduction to Crash Course Navigating Digital Information #1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Not everything on the Internet is accurate, so how can people learn to steer clear of false or misleading information? With part one of the Crash Course Navigating Digital Information series, scholars learn why it's important to use...
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Email Etiquette for Professors

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
A student has failed an important exam. What's the best way for a teacher to break the news? A useful PowerPoint introduces professors to strategies for proper e-mail etiquette. Using the presentation, instructors learn how to correspond...
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Email Etiquette for Students

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What's the best way to discuss a problem or concern with a professor? Using a helpful PowerPoint, scholars learn how to use e-mail to communicate effectively with their instructors. They discover good and bad e-mail topics, appropriate...
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What Is Digital Citizenship?

For Students K - 12th
Spark scholars' interest in becoming a super digital citizen with a brief, yet informative video that details what digital citizenship is and why it's important. 
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Digital Citizenship and Blogging

For Students 6th - 12th
Encourage positive digital citizenship and healthy blogging habits with a one-page infographic designed to showcase eight pertinent aspects of blogging—netiquette, content curation, copyright, and more! 
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Trace My Shadow

For Students 6th - 12th
Which creates more digital traces: surfing the Internet in a coffee shop, or using an iPhone to send a text message? The answer may surprise you! An interactive resource prompts users to choose which devices, operating systems, and...
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Good Digital Citizenship Outdoors

For Students 6th - 12th
It's easy to miss the beauty of nature when one's focus is on technology. Don't make that mistake with help from a two-page reference sheet that provides eight tips for staying present when exploring the world around you.  
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The New Digital Citizenship

For Students 6th - 12th
Boost digital citizenship with an engaging infographic that promotes the importance of being a positive digital agent, self, and interactor.
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Defining Literacy in a Digital World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What skills are necessary to interact with different types of text? Twenty-first century learners live in a digital world and must develop a whole new set of skills to develop media literacy. Class members engage in a series of...
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Online Safety Roadshow Activity

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What does it mean to have digital citizenship? A set of lessons teach middle schoolers how to be safe and productive online. From sharing posts to creating secure passwords, learners discuss the importance of remaining diligent—and...
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Digital Citizenship Flashcard Deck

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Being responsible online, leaving a digital footprint, and knowing how to be Internet safe are all important aspects of digital citizenship. Use a set of flash cards that promote conversations among the classroom and instill awareness of...
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Avoid Scams

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If an online deal seems too good to be true, it probably is! Cautious young users about Internet scams and phishing with a helpful and informative video from Google.
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Be Positive

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be the solution to the problems you see in the world! Middle schoolers watch a short video from Google and learn the importance of contributing to a positive Internet community, rather than being a part of the negativity.
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Protect Your Stuff

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
If you think password is an acceptable password, think again! A short video demonstrates the importance of an unguessable password as part of a Google series on digital citizenship.
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Know and Use Your Settings

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How many people can see your social media profile? If you haven't adjusted your privacy settings, it could be more people than you think. Help young pupils keep their information safe with a Google video that emphasizes the importance of...
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Think Before You Share

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
When you share an inappropriate post online, only your friends see it, right? A brief and engaging video cautions viewers that making the choice to send a post can impact their daily lives, as well as their future options.
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Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Plagiarism, copyright, and fair use are the focus of a three-part instructional activity designed to inform scholars of how to properly cite others' work. First, pupils use a KWL chart to begin thinking and discussing plagiarism. They...
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Show Respect Online

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Through discussion and a variety of worksheet types, pupils learn to review their e-mails for grammar, appropriateness, and respect before sending.
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The First Amendment, Copyright, and Fair Use

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Do I have a right to make a copy? Head off this commonly asked question with this colorful, informative infographic, and promote digital citizenship in your class by directing learners to ask the right questions before downloading...
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Online Identity

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
How has the Internet altered our concept of identity? From online avatars to social networking sites, explore the "mask effect" with your class members and consider how others can choose to represent themselves on the Internet.
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Good E-mail Manners

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
In today's highly digital age, online etiquette and digital citizenship lessons for young learners are more important than ever. With this resource, discuss e-mail dos and don'ts with your charges, and then practice editing an e-mail to...
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Online Reputation and Cyber-bullying

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Combat cyberbullying with information. During this plan, learners watch a couple of videos, consider online behavior scenarios, brainstorm long- and short-term consequences, and discuss how to react to bullying in order to build up to...
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Privacy Part 2

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Why is online privacy so important? Explore privacy with a group assignment for which pupils create word clouds with words they associate with privacy. A discussion and online activity follow. Learners will read articles, explore the...
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Reporting - Safety and Abuse Tool

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Keep your charges safe online with instruction on how to report problems on YouTube. After providing learners with information on the Safety and Abuse Tool, demonstrate how to use the tool and discuss the feature. In groups, learners...
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Reporting - Flagging

For Teachers 7th - 12th
While it may feel like you can post just about anything on YouTube, that's not the case. Teach your class about flagging inappropriate content. Learners watch a demonstration, practice flagging, and answer questions about online content.
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Policy - The Community Guidelines

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Following a site's community guidelines is just one step toward being an excellent digital citizen. After a brief introductory video, small groups come up with their own community guidelines and present their ideas to come up with a...
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Detecting Lies & Harmful Links

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Who and what can you trust online? How do you know? After viewing a pair of introductory videos on positive and safe online conduct, learners discuss the content and put it into practice during an online search activity about alien life.
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What Makes YouTube Unique

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Start off a unit on YouTube with an introduction to the service and all that it offers. Learners watch various video clips before participating in a brief discussion about YouTube. The plan includes an activity based around information...
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Does It Matter Who Has Your Data?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ever notice that, just after looking at an item online, that item shows up in an advertisement along the side of another webpage? That's because many companies track online data and use it to create targeted advertisements. Introduce...
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Private Today, Public Tomorrow

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Encourage your pupils to think and discuss the impact of their online activity. Class members read an article that demonstrates some possible consequences of posting online. They discuss the image featured in the article and come up with...
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Risky Online Relationships

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Internet can be a place where both positive and negative interactions happen. Begin the discussion with a talk about positive and negative encounters before defining some related terms for your class. Next, ask your class to pretend...
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Safe Online Talk

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Teach your pupils how to appropriately deal with inappropriate online talk. Begin with a brief discussion before showing an included short video of three learners talking about their experiences with online communication. Partners...
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Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After discussing the vocabulary term perspective, and introducing the class to the characters in the included clip from Friday Night Lights, ask individuals to put themselves in the place of one of the characters in the clip. Once pupils...
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College Bound

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is a digital footprint and how is it related to college admissions? Start out by defining and discussing the term, supporting the conversation with a video about what a positive digital footprint looks like. Next, invite small...
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Digital Life 102

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Catch your pupils' attention by starting class with a quiz about digital media! After going over their answers with a partner, individuals compose similes about the role of digital media in their lives and share these with the class....
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Working Together Digitally

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Now that your kids know everything about the  world around them, it's time to get them familiar with the importance of connecting and communicating with other people using digital technology. They engage in two different activities that...
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Super Digital Citizen

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Teach your charges how to become responsible digital citizens with superheroes! Start out with a brief class discussion about what acting safely, responsibly, and respectfully looks like. Next, have each pupil create their own digital...
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Staying Safe Online

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Discuss with your class online safety and show them how to choose sites that are appropriate. Youngsters then play an interactive game which helps them determine suitable websites. An excellent, lively lesson that teaches a very...
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Going Places Safely

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
For this internet safety lesson, learners discuss the rules for staying safe on the internet. By taking a virtual field trip, students experience how the Internet can take them to places they might not be able to visit in person. This...
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Cyberbullying—Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine cyberbullying. In this lesson plan on democracy, students discuss the different ways to deal with cyberbullying. They then take a position on the question of whether a democracy should allow schools to take action...
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Rating Web Sites

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Teach digital natives that they can't believe everything they read on the Internet. Working in small groups, young scholars use the provided worksheets and rubric to evaluate different websites and determine if the information being...
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Vantage Point: Multiple Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Explore current events through multiple lenses by comparing social media coverage with a national news article. Although you can easily apply this to a more recent event, this analysis focuses on the 2012 shooting in Aurora, CO. Learners...
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Netiquette

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Internet etiquette, or netiquette, is important to know when communicating over the Internet. The staff member from Half Hollow Hills School District provides great tips for proper netiquette.
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Stay Safer Online

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Stay safe online! The great tips in this video are important to remember when using the Internet. All online users should watch this video.
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Internet Safety Rules

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Remember to be safe while on the Internet with the fantastic tips from this informative video. This is a great video to watch prior to introducing your students to the computer lab.
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Safety Mode

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Teach your YouTube users how to protect themselves from offensive content with a mini lesson on Safety Mode. The teacher presents information about Safety Mode, and then demonstrates how it can be turned on and off. Learners try on their...
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Email

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learning how to use your email properly is important. Watch this short video for good tips to remember when emailing.
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Chat Rooms

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Online chatting is a popular form of communication. The teacher in this informational video tells viewers about different forms of online chatting and what to be aware of. This is a fantastic video to stay informed about online chatting!
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Talking Safely Online

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young scholars compare and contrast online friends and real-life, face-to-face pals. In this cyber safety instructional activity, students see that private information should not be given to anyone online without the permission of a...
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Forms And Norms

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
There are so many modern ways to communicate, and each form of communication requires a different style. Learners role play in pairs of how communication is most effective when texting, talking, emailing, and communicating online....
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Screen Out The Mean

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Students discuss what to do if they are being cyberbullied by someone online. Students read a scenario about mean online behavior. They discuss ways to respond to the behavior, and create a tip sheet on ways to respond to cyberbullying....
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The Lorax - Language

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify text features and how they communicate meaning to the reader. In this media literacy lesson, learners view the movie The Lorax and discuss how students from another country would respond to this movie. Students...
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Be Internet Awesome

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Teach the qualities of a digitally smart citizen with a set of lesson plans created by Google. Along with creating strong passwords, learners explore how to protect their privacy, when to stand up for others against cyberbullying, and...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Kidblog

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Interested in taking your students into the world of blogging, but worried about the inherent risks that entails? Rich and Jennifer have just the resource for you. Watch as they examine Kidblog, a safe and easy-to-use website that allows...
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Hate 2.0

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Combat hate online by bringing it into the light. Begin by giving learners a quiz, then lead a discussion based on the issues the quiz brought up. As a class, develop strategies to confront online hate. Assign different venues to groups...
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Hector's World - Heros

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students read the the story Heroes in order to navigate the Internet safely. In this Hector's World lesson, students examine the importance of checking with an adult before participating in the online environment. Students explore other...
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Strong Passwords

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Students study how to create secure passwords for online accounts. In this computer instructional activity, students discuss tips and scenarios in which they choose safe passwords for online accounts. Students create posters about...
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Online Privacy

For Teachers K - 2nd
For this lesson about keeping personal information private, students discuss the ways that they are unique and special. The lesson includes ways to discuss online safety and how to keep from sharing personal information with strangers....
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Cyber Safety Fair: The Dark Side

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students contribute research projects to a cyber safety fair. In this Internet safety instructional activity, students assemble information regarding safety on the Internet. Students present safety guidelines as they create PowerPoints...
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Powerful Passwords

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Usernames and passwords are required for so many different sites these days. Watch this video to learn how to create a powerful password to secure your privacy.
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Understanding Cyberbullying — Virtual vs. Physical Worlds

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Spend a few days discussing cyberbullying with an engaging lesson plan. Opening discussion questions get the conversation started while quotes and articles continue thoughtful dialogue. Small group activities and role-play scenarios...
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Linking Social Networking to Language Arts

For Teachers 4th - 10th
How to tap into students' social networking experiences to enhance learning in the language arts classroom.
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What is a Computer Crime?

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
An important lesson on cybercrimes is here for you. In it, young computer users learn about how people commit crimes on computers by hacking into accounts, and stealing personal information from people. Some excellent discussion...
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Acceptable Use

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Practice Netiquette! Introduce your class members to the rules of Netiquette and also to the dangers that are present when using Internet chatrooms, emails, and game rooms. The lesson concludes with learners posting properly on a...
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Communicating with Mentors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nothing says 21st century learning skills like an Internet-based collaborative learning lesson plan focused on using technology to compile and synthesize information. An embedded video shows you what collaborative learning in high school...
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Facebook For Good!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use Facebook to create a positive campaign. In this campaign lesson plan, students choose a topic and create a group account on Facebook for their cause. They post a question and write an action plan to meet a goal. 
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"Hector's World" Episode 5

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students consider when, and if, they should share information about themselves over the internet. In this online safety lesson, students view the show "Hector's World." They then discuss how to use caution, unsafe feelings, and the help...
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Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online — Our Values and Ethics

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore Internet safety practices. In this online privacy lesson plan, students examine their digital footprints in order to assess their online privacy and ethics.
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"It's a Serious Game"

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore online safety by viewing an educational video. In this online identification instructional activity, students discuss the importance of keeping personal information private and when it is appropriate to enter personal...
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The Info Gang

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore personal safety by participating in an Internet activity. In this internet security activity, students identify the uses of passwords and screen names in order to hide and secure their digital identities. Students...
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Cyberbullying:What is It? What Can We Do About It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the prevalence of cyberbullying. In this character education instructional activity, students read articles about cyberbullying and its implications. Students respond to discussion questions.
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Protecting Our Space

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners share opinions and information about safety issues and concerns on social networking Web sites, and develop public service announcements designed to inform their peers and parents/guardians.
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Hector's World: Heroes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students observe child safety by viewing an educational video regarding the Internet. In this digital privacy lesson, students view a short film based on a young person who falls victim to bad decisions on the Internet. Students complete...
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Hector's World: Details, Details

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discover what forms of personal information are alright to share online. In this Internet safety lesson, students discuss how they must be careful with personal information when they are online. Students complete a worksheet...
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Digital Values: Internet Safety

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore digital communication by participating in a critical thinking activity. In this Internet safety lesson plan, students discuss ways to protect their identity on the Internet as well as preserving friendships. Students...
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Virtual Chat Study Groups

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore studying habits by utilizing technology.  In this social networking lesson, students utilize a virtual chat program to connect with students from a nearby school. Students ask and answer study questions back and forth...
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Face to Face

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social networking instructional activity, students read an eight paragraph article on social networking sites such as Facebook and respond to 5 short answer questions. Vocabulary words and definitions are included.
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Basic Infosec

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify similarities between home security and computer (or information) security.  In this information security lesson, 6th graders create their own secure folders using passwords on the computer to organize their files...
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Computers: Inside & Out- Computer Care & Safety Worksheet

For Students 4th - 7th
In this computer safety true and false worksheet, learners read 12 statements about computer safety. They decide if each statement is true or false.
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Acronyms Used in E-mails

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine some common acronyms used in e-mail and at how to write e-mail.
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Online Safety for Teens

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students watch online videos to gain information about online safety for teens. They, in groups, make a list of online safety rules to discuss with the whole class.
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Social Networking in Today’s World

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore social networking in today's world. In this ESL lesson plan, students discuss the various methods of social networking then complete a vocabulary assignment and brainstorming activity to reinforce the topic.
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Face to Face

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the world of social networking. In this reading skills instructional activity, students complete a jigsaw reading activity (the reading material is not included) regarding social networking. Students discuss the...
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Computers: Inside & Out - Computer Care & Safety Worksheet

For Students 6th - 7th
In this computer care and safety worksheet, students read the statements about the care and safety precautions while using a computer. Students then write true or false in the blank.
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I Know Who You Are!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study how the "information highway" works and the advantages and disadvantages of its use. In groups, they develop two PowerPoint slides that present information about online communication.