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How do I teach internet safety to my students?

The Internet Safety Curriculum outlined below is delivered to students in all grades, Kindergarten through 12th. Building personnel deliver the lessons in a way that best meets the needs of the students and the structures of the school community. In each building students may be receiving instruction from counselors, library media specialists, and/or classroom teachers. If you have questions regarding specific details and timeframes of content delivery, please contact personnel at your child’s school or refer to the Building Technology Plan. 

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K

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Going Places Safely

Description: Students learn that they can go to exciting places online, but they need to follow certain rules to remain safe.  Teach Introduction,  Lesson 1 and Lesson 2

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Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Going Places Safely 

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Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Router’s Birthday Surprise

Description: Students learn that they can go to exciting places online, but they need to follow certain rules to remain safe.

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Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Faux Paw Adventures on the Internet

Description: Students learn that they can go to exciting places online, but they need to follow certain rules to remain safe.

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2

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Staying Safe Online

Description: Students understand that they should stay safe online by choosing websites that are good for them to visit, and avoid sites that are not appropriate for them.

Topic:  Privacy & Security

Lesson Title:  Keep It Private

Description: Students learn that many websites ask for information that is private and discuss how to responsibly handle such requests.

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title:  Screen Out the Mean

Description: Students learn that children sometimes can act like bullies when they are online. They explore what cyberbullying means and what they can do when they encounter it.

Topic:  Relationships & Communication

Lesson Title:  Show Respect Online

Description: Students explore the similarities and differences between in-person and online communications, and then learn how to write clear and respectful messages.

3

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Staying Safe Online

Description: Students understand that they should stay safe online by choosing websites that are good for them to visit, and avoid sites that are not appropriate for them.

Topic:  Privacy & Security

Lesson Title:  Keep it Private

Description: Students learn that many websites ask for information that is private and discuss how to responsibly handle such requests.

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title: Screen Out the Mean; Show Respect Online

Description: Students learn that children sometimes can act like bullies when they are online. They explore what cyberbullying means and what they can do when they encounter it; Students explore the similarities and differences between in-person and online communications, and then learn how to write clear and respectful messages.

Topic:  Information Literacy

Lesson Title:  Using Keywords

Description: Students understand that keyword searching is an effective way to locate information on the Internet. They learn how to select keywords to produce the best search results.

4

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Talking Safely Online

Description: Students learn that the Internet is a great place to develop rewarding relationships. But they also learn not to reveal private information to a person they know only online.

Topic:  Online Security

Lesson Title:  Powerful Passwords

Description: Students learn how to create secure passwords in order to protect their private information and accounts online.

Topic:  Online Security

Lesson Title:  Privacy Rules

Description: Students learn that children’s websites must protect their private information. They learn to identify these secure sites by looking for their privacy policies and privacy seals of approval.

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title:  Power of Words

Description: Students consider that they may get online messages from other kids that can make them feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful. Students identify actions that will make them Upstanders in the face of cyberbullying.

5

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title:  Power of Words

Description: Students consider that they may get online messages from other kids that can make them feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful. Students identify actions that will make them Upstanders in the face of cyberbullying.

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Safe Online Talk

Description: Students learn that the Internet is a great place to develop rewarding relationships. But they also learn not to reveal private information to a person they know only online.

Topic:  Online Security

Lesson Title:  Privacy Rules; Avoiding Online Predators

Description: Students learn that children’s websites must protect their private information. They learn to identify these secure sites by looking for their privacy policies and privacy seals of approval.

Topic: Cyberbullying

Lesson Title: What is Cyberbullying?

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Students consider that they may get online messages from other kids that can make them feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful. Students identify actions that will make them Upstanders in the face of cyberbullying.

6

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title:  What’s Cyberbullying?

Description:  What is cyberbullying and how do you deal with it?

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Safe Talk Online

Description:  How should you handle inappropriate online talk?

Topic:  Social Networking

Lesson Title:  Digital Life 101

Description:  What is the place of digital media in our lives?

Topic:  Cell Phones & Digital Communication

Lesson Title:  My Media

Description:  What are your personal media habits, and how much time do you spend with different forms of media?

7

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title:  Cyberbullying:  Be Upstanding

Description:  How do you judge the intentions and impact of people’s words and actions online?

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Scams and Schemes

Description:  What is identity theft and how can I protect myself?

Topic:  Social Networking

Lesson Title:  Top Secret

Description:  What kind of information should be kept private online, and when?

Topic:  Cell Phones & Digital Communication

Lesson Title:  Which Me Should I Be?

Description:  What are the outcomes of presenting yourself in different ways?

8

Topic:  Cyberbullying

Lesson Title:  Cyberbullying:  Crossing the Line

Description:  When does inappropriate online behavior cross the line to cyberbullying, and what can you do about it?

Topic:  Internet Safety

Lesson Title:  Oops!  Broadcast it on the Internet (Eva’s story)

Description:  What are the consequences of oversharing online?

Topic:  Social Networking

Lesson Title:  Trillion Dollar
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Description:  What is a digital footprint, and what does yours convey?

Topic:  Cell Phones & Digital Communication

Lesson Title:  Your Photo Fate

Description:  What can happen if you post or send inappropriate pictures of yourself or others?

9

Topic:  Self-Image & Identity; Digital Footprint  & Reputation

Lesson Title:  Digital Life 102; Oops! I Broadcast It on the Internet

Description: Students test their knowledge of digital media and talk about the role media plays in their lives; Students are introduced to the benefits of sharing information online and the potential risks of sharing inappropriate information.

Topic:  Creative Credit & Copyright; Information Literacy

Lesson Title: Copyrights and Wrongs

Description: Students explore the legal and ethical dimensions of respecting creative work.

Topic:  Relationships & Responsibility; Self-Image & Identity

Lesson Title:  Feeling on Display

Description: Students reflect on the different pressures teens face when it comes to editing, posting, and commenting on photos online.

Topic:  Cyberbullying; Relationships & Communication

Lesson Title:  Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty

Description: Students learn that cruelty can escalate quickly online because people are often anonymous and posts spread quickly.

10

Topic:  Relationships & Communication;  Self-image & Identity

Lesson Title:  My Online Code; Who Are You Online?

Description: Students discuss their understanding of ethical behavior and are introduced to the concept of online ethics; Students explore how they and others represent themselves online, and the relationship between online and offline selves.

Topic:  Information Literacy

Lesson Title:  Building Community Online

Description: Students examine websites that foster positive community.

Topic: Relationships & Communication;  Digital Footprint & Reputation

Lesson Title:  Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

Description: Students explore the risks and responsibilities of carrying out romantic relationships in the digital world.

Topic:  Internet Safety; Relationships & Communication

Lesson Title:  Risky Online Relationships

Description: Students think critically about developing relationships with people online.

11

Topic:  Creative Credit & Copyright; Information Literacy; Cyberbullying; Relationships & Communication

Lesson Title:  Rights, Remixes, and Respect; Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying

Description: Students reflect on the differences between taking inspiration from the creative work of others and appropriating that work without permission; Students learn about the dynamics of online cruelty and how it affects all of the people involved.

Topic:  Privacy and Security

Lesson Title: What's the Big Deal about Internet Privacy?

Description: Students explore the concept of privacy in their everyday lives, and as it relates to using the Internet.

Topic:  Cyberbullying; Information Literacy; Relationships & Communication

Lesson Title: Becoming a Web Celeb

Description: Students explore the upsides and downsides of becoming famous online, and reflect on whether the experience can differ for boys and girls.

Topic:  Digital Footprint & Reputation

Lesson Title: College Bound

Description: Students learn that everything they or anyone else posts about them online becomes part of a public online presence known as a digital footprint.

12

Topic:  Digital Footprint & Reputation; Privacy & Security

Lesson Title:  Private Today, Public Tomorrow; Does it Matter Who Has Your Data?

Description: Students reflect on their responsibility to protect the privacy of others when posting information about them online; Students consider the ways websites and companies collect data online and utilize it to personalize content for their users, as well as consider companies’ motives in doing so.

Topic:  Cyberbullying; Relationships & Communication

Lesson Title:  Breaking Down Hate Speech

Description: Students learn the definition of hate speech and understand how it affects individuals, groups, and communities.

Topic:  Creative Credit & Copyright; Information Literacy

Lesson Title:  Retouching Reality

Description: Students think critically about the different purposes and contexts of digital image editing.

Topic:  :  Creative Credit & Copyright; Information Literacy

Lesson Title:  Collective Intelligence

Description: Students consider both the benefits and drawbacks of using collective intelligence in different contexts.