Monthly Lessons & Activities

A different element of digital citizenship from Common Sense Media's 8 Elements and ISTE Standards for Students will be highlighted each month.

May - Internet Safety

Going Places Safely - How Do You Go Places Safely On the Computer? - Grades K-2 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Private and Personal Information - What Information About You is OK to Share Online? - Grade 4 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Don't Feed the Phish - How Can You Protect Yourself from Phishing? - Grade 6 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Being Aware of What You Share - How Can You Protect Your Privacy When You're Online? - Grade 8 Lesson from Common Sense Media

April - Digital Footprint & Reputation

Follow the Digital Trail - What Information is OK to Have in Your Digital Footprint? - Grades K-2 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Our Online Tracks - How Does Our Online Activity Affect the Digital Footprints of Ourselves and Others? - Grade 4 Lesson from Common Sense Media

The Power of Digital Footprints - What is a Digital Footprint, and What Does Yours Convey? - Grade 7 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Social Media and Digital Footprints: Our Responsibilities - How Does Using Social Media Affect Our Digital Footprints? - Grade 8 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Oops! I Broadcast It on the Internet - What are the Consequences of Oversharing Online? - Grades 9-12 Lesson from Common Sense Media

March - Creative Credit & Copyright

My Creative Work - How Can You Give Credit to Your Own Creative Work? - Grades K-2 Lesson from Common Sense Media

A Creator's Rights and Responsibilities - What Rights and Responsibilities Do You Have as a Creator? - Grade 4 Lesson from Common Sense Media

The Four Factors of Fair Use - What Rights to Fair Use Do You Have as a Creator? - Grade 7 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Rights, Remixes, and Respect - What Should You Consider When You Use Other People's Creative Work? - Grades 9-12 Lesson from Common Sense Media

February - Information Literacy

ABC Searching - How Can You Use the Alphabet to Find Things Online - K-2 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Is Seeing Believing? - Why Do People Alter Digital Photos and Videos? - Grade 3 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Reading News Online - What Are the Important Parts of An Online News Article? - Grade 5 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Finding Credible News - How Do We Find Credible Information on the Internet? - Grade 6 Lesson from Common Sense Media

This Just In! - How Should We React to Breaking News? - Grade 8 Lesson from Common Sense Media

January - ISTE Digital Citizenship Standards

7 Ways | The ISTE Standards for Students Music Video

December - Relationships & Communication

Common Sense Media Lessons for Relationships & Communication

Our Digital Citizenship Pledge - Grade 3

Keeping Games Fun and Friendly - Grade 4

Digital Friendships - Grade 5

Chatting Safely Online - Grade 6

My Social Media Life - Grade 7

Sexting and Relationships - Grade 8

November - Self-Image & Identity

This is Me - How Does What I Post Online Affect My Identity? Grade 3 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Beyond Gender Stereotypes - How Do Gender Stereotypes Shape Our Experiences Online? - Grade 5 Lesson from Common Sense Media

Who Are You Online? - What Are the Benefits and Drawbacks of Presenting Yourself in Different Ways Online? - Grade 6 Lesson from Common Sense Media