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Internet Safety Lessons K-8:

Links to the organizations promoting Internet safety

All of these organizations have extensive resources to teach about and promote internet safety.

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators 

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/for-educators  /

http://www.netsmartz.org/Educators 

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/

http://www.wiredsafety.org/ 

Related memo standards

 

Overview: This is a suggested  curriculum covering Interent safety which has the detailed grade level units on http://mplsk12.rubiconatlas.org. Please look at the complete lessons at that site to use the curriculum.  This page provides a list of quick links to get at all of the lessons.

The Internet Safety curriculum begins in Kindergarten with lessons on what the Internet can do with an emphasis on how, like in the real world, it is important to consider safety and adult supervision.    In 2nd through 8th grade students are introduced to the ideas of protecting personal information, their cyber reputations and cyber bullying. Links to resources that cover these concepts at the different grades are indicated.

(Jump to grade:)       1     2     3      4      5      6     7        8

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Kindergarden:  Using the internet safely and  recognizing web commercials

                                            
http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/k-1/go_places_safely/  

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/researchinfo/lessons/k-1/find_the_ad/

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First Grade: Using the internet safely     (Cybersmart Student links page for cybersmart lessons below)

http://www.netsmartz.org/RBS

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/going-places-safely-k-1

http://www.netsmartz.org/RBS   Router’s Birthday Surprise video

and responsibly

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/challenges/lessons/k-1/spread_the_news/                                                      

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/researchinfo/lessons/k-1/good_sites/

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Second Grade:  Sharing personal information  (Cybersmart Student links page)

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/2-3/whats_private/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/staying-safe-online-2-3 

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/keep-it-private-2-3

http://www.netsmartz.org/NetSmartzKids/PasswordRap  video

http://www.netsmartz.org/NetSmartzKids/BeatTheTricks  video

http://www.netsmartz.org/NetSmartzKids/DontOpenThatFile video

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/2-3/everyone_wants_friends/                                     

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/screen-out-mean-2-3

http://www.netsmartz.org/NetSmartzKids/BadNetiquetteStinks   video

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Third Grade: Sharing personal information,  (Cybersmart Student links page)

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/mannersbullyingethics/lessons/2-3/good_manners_everywhere/        

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/challenges/lessons/2-3/my_cyberspace_neighborhood/

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/for-educators/fauxpaw/   Faux Paw’s Adventures on the internet and Faux Paw and the dangerous download

Your cyber reputation

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/follow-digital-trail-2-3 

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/2-3/is_that_fair/

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/for-educators/fauxpaw/   Faux Paw meets the First lady.

http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/start.htm  Interactive web lessons covering all 3 above.

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Fourth Grade: Sharing personal information  (Cybersmart Student links page)

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/4-5/private_information/

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/4-5/safe_talking_in_cyberspace/

http://www.safekids.com/quiz/ 

http://learninglab.org/life_skills/online_safety/    with Garfield

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/4-5/the_power_of_words/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/power-words-4-5 

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/4-5/group_think/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/group-think-4-5

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/mannersbullyingethics/lessons/4-5/do_the_right_thing/

http://learninglab.org/life_skills/cyberbullying/   with Garfield

http://pbskids.org/webonauts/   http://pbskids.org/webonauts/about/   Interactive game about cyber-citizenship.

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Fifth Grade: Sharing personal information    (Cybersmart Student links page)

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/4-5/powerful_passwords/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/powerful-passwords-4-5 

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/4-5/handling_e-mail_and_im/

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/mannersbullyingethics/lessons/4-5/good_email_manners/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/rings-responsibility-4-5

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/youve-won-prize-4-5

http://www.netsmartz.org/NSTeens/PostToBePrivate video

 

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/4-5/be_comfortable/

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/mannersbullyingethics/lessons/4-5/citizens_of_cyberspace/

http://www.netsmartz.org/NSTeens/AttitudeOverdrive  video

http://www.netsmartz.org/NSTeens/TerribleText  video

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Sixth Grade: Sharing personal information

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/6-8/private_and_personal_information/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/private-and-personal-information-6-8

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/whats-big-deal-about-internet-privacy-6-8

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/sites/default/files/safety-safeonlinetalk-lessonplan.pdf

http://www.thinkfinity.org/staying-safe-and-secure  video about cybersafety.

http://www.wiredsafety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=241&Itemid=89  The vanishing video mystery

Positive Cyber footprints

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/trillion-dollar-footprint-6-8

http://www.netsmartz.org/TeensTalkBack/OfflineConsequences  video

http://www.netsmartz.org/NSTeens/ProfilePenalty  video

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/6-8/cyberbullying_not_a_pretty_picture/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/whats-cyberbullying-6-8

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/cyberbullying-crossing-line-6-8 http://www.athinline.org/videos/59-cafeteria  Video about cyber-bullying

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Seventh Grade: Sharing personal information 

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/6-8/savvy_online_talk_and_messaging/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/safe-online-talk-6-8 http://www.slideshare.net/larrymagid/digital-citizenship-media-literacy-9198252  slide show

http://www.netsmartz.org/NSTeens/Miketosis  video

http://www.netsmartz.org/TeensTalkBack/InformationTravels  video

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/JuliesJourney   Video

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/TrackingTeresa   Video

Positive Cyber footprints

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/oops-i-broadcast-it-internet-6-8

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/my-online-self-6-8

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/build-your-ideal-community-7-8 

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/6-8/cyberbullying_who_me_why_should_i_care/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/cyberbullying-be-upstanding-6-8 

http://knowwheretheygo.org/asca/student_voices   Video

http://www.athinline.org/videos    several videos on cyberbullying


Eight Grade: Sharing personal information

http://www.netsmartz.org/Resources   MS Presentation 2011 Teens & Tweens Presentations-a powerpoint lesson that includes netsmart videos mentioned below

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/safetysecurity/lessons/6-8/smart_safe_and_secure_online/

http://www.wiredsafety.org/wiredlearning/geekgifts/index.htm

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/SurvivorDiaries   Video

Positive Cyber footprints

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/which-me-should-i-be-6-8 

http://www.wiredsafety.org/wiredlearning/bestfoot/index.htm    slideshow

http://www.ikeepsafe.org/videos/project-pro-students-english/  Cyber-reputation video.

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/YourPhotoFate    Cyber-reputation video

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/BrokenFriendship     Cyber-reputation video

cyberbullying

http://cybersmartcurriculum.org/cyberbullying/lessons/6-8/dealing_with_cyberbullying/

http://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/lesson/secret-sharer-7-8

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/CantTakeItBack   cyberbullying video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bdQBurXQOeQ  Cyberbully video with links to many others

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/27/business/media/27adco.html?em  scroll down for  video on harassment.

 

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