TechSafe

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About TechSafe

Thank you for participating in the School District of Palm Beach County's TechSafe initiative. This program is designed to provide an age-appropriate instructional program for all students regarding technology and internet safety, cyberbullying awareness, and digital citizenship. The TechSafe program is intended to provide an opportunity for questions through a guided class discussion. This course will better prepare the teacher to have these conversations with their students. All K-12 students who use District technology are required to receive this training in order to comply with District Policy 8.123- "Technology Acceptable Use Policy for Students".

The TechSafe program uses Common Sense Education E-rate and CIPA Curriculum

Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.

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Teacher Directions

1. Click on "Grade Level Lesson Plans" on the navigation bar.

2. Select the lesson for the grade you are teaching.

3. Read the overview for the lesson you will be delivering.

4. Gather any materials necessary.

5. Read the materials located at the Lesson Materials link. These documents will provide you with valuable resources as you deliver this training to your students. Videos can also be accessed by clicking on the video link within the instructions.

6. Deliver your lesson. This training is designed to provide the students with opportunities to ask questions

7. After delivering this training, please complete the short survey located here: http://l.sdpbc.net/2modz

8. Report the percentage of students who received the instruction to the TechSafe Point of Contact.

Additional Resources

On this site, you will find additional resources to help you promote digital citizenship and teach online safety and etiquette from CommonSense Education, NetSmartz, Google: Be Internet Awesome, BrainPOP, and more!

Click on the Additional Resources tab on the navigation bar to see all the site has to offer.