How to Teach Internet Safety to Younger Elementary Students Back in October, I wrote a post about Teaching Digital Citizenship in the Elementary Classroom. As it is Internet Safety Month, I want to share a sample lesson for teaching internet safety to students as young as kindergarten. Yes, you read correctly . . . kindergarten. With children spending time online at younger and younger ages, it is vital that we explicitly teach young children how to protect themselves online. Most young children get the "Stranger Danger" talk at school, so they know about how to handle strangers in their neighborhood and in face-to-face situations.
Avoiding Plagiarism Summary: There are few intellectual offenses more serious than plagiarism in academic and professional contexts. This resource offers advice on how to avoid plagiarism in your work. 5-Minute Film Festival: Teaching Digital Citizenship "Digital citizenship" is an umbrella term that covers a whole host of important issues. Broadly, it's the guidelines for responsible, appropriate behavior when one is using technology. But specifically, it can cover anything from "netiquette" to cyberbullying; technology access and the digital divide; online safety and privacy; copyright, plagiarism, and digital law, and more. In fact, some programs that teach digital citizenship have outlined no less than nine elements that intersect to inform a well-equipped digital citizen. It's an overwhelming array of skills to be taught and topics to explore. But while there is much talk about the importance of teaching digital citizenship in this information society, not many are sure what that really looks like.
Cyberbully 2015: Movie Review Unfortunately, we are all familiar with the typical dynamics of a bully-bullyee relationship. Those of us who don’t have stories to tell of their own can at least recite stories they have witnessed. We’ve all grown up watching it happen at school, in summer camps, in the movies, on a comical show on the small screen in the living room; it’s everywhere. We have normalized it, we have accepted it, and as it moved with us to the digital age, we didn’t attempt to stop it. Cyberbully 2015 is a very interesting TV drama that successfully sheds the light on many topics we’d otherwise rather turn a blind eye to. Here’s how!
Online Safety Lesson Plans for Teachers FBI Cyber Surf Islands Teacher's Guide - The Cyber Surf Islands activity features 3rd- 8th grade-specific “islands” teaching about various aspects of internet safety through games, videos, and other interactive features. This guide helps use the site and create a leaderboard. (PDF)Safe Surfing Kids - Find lesson plans and activities for teaching online safety to students in the 3rd through 12th grades. NetSmartz - Teaching Materials - Find free teaching materials, handouts, videos, and activities for your students.Stay Safe Online - The National CybersecurityAlliance offers activities and materials to help you teach cybersecurity and cyberetehics, to students from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Fifth grade Lesson in Writing Plagiarism Connection (3-5 mins): Students should be seated on the carpet with a partner. They will be asked to turn and talk during this lesson with that partner. Researchers, you have all worked very hard to understand different sources and how we must cite those sources. 8 digital skills we must teach our children — World Economic Forum The social and economic impact of technology is widespread and accelerating. The speed and volume of information have increased exponentially. Experts are predicting that 90% of the entire population will be connected to the internet within 10 years. STOP cyberbullying: Cyberbullying information for tweens what is it? :: how it works :: why cyberbully? :: prevention :: take action :: what's the law? Cyberbullying information for teens Are you a cyberbully? Often, people who are victims are also bullies.
Linking Verbs What is a linking verb? Linking verbs (also known as copulas or copular verbs) are used to describe the state of being of the subject of a clause. Unlike action verbs (also called dynamic verbs), they connect the subject to the predicate of the clause without expressing any action. To be The verb to be is the most common linking verb. Unique among English verbs, be has eight different conjugations: be, am, is, are, was, were, been, and being. A 3-Step Guide to Developing a Digital Citizenship Curriculum For many decades, students in K-12 would learn about the theory and practice of civics. Today, schools, governments, entrepreneurs and academics are starting to expand the concept of civics to the digital realm. Professors are now teaching courses about digital citizenship and governments are publishing reports that relay important information about digital citizenship. All of this is productive, but it’s not enough.
Budd-e Stay Smart Online Share: Website: budd-e.staysmartonline.gov.auDescription: A superb e-safety resource with separate sections for primary and secondary students to work through. Choose to sign in to save progress or use without signing in.Category: Digital & Web Tools > E-safety & Web Savvy Other Links in This Section Think U Know