Cybersafety and Digital Footprints

Click here for age appropriate lessons for Digital Citizenship

Please read the Technology Rights and Responsibilities as outlined in the link below:

BTN-CodeofConductYou can go over the Responsible Use Agreement with your students and to help them understand the dangers of inappropriate use of the Internet and social media. 

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If you are uncertain about what a Digital Footprint is, please read the following blog post that explains it quite nicely:

Beware-Your Digital Footprint is Your Resume  -by Jeff Quip
Or watch this short video

Share this video with older classes and your peers!

LESSON PLANS FOR CYBERSAFETY:

Below are links to lesson plans to help you cover this difficult information.
If you have any ideas, need assistance with this or find any other lesson plans you would like to share, please contact Kara Dawson (kdawson@sd71.bc.ca).

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MORE RESOURCES:

Net Safe Utah – This is an amazing resource! Check under “Educators” for some ideas about safety and a great explanation for the dangers of different media.  The videos here are fabulous.

Cyberwise 

Kids Email.org –A good poster for Netiquette

Education Technology and Mobile Learning – There is a simple elementary poster here on Digital Citizenship and if you scroll down there is a neat interactive poster.

Digital Driver’s License – I recommend this for older grades-it is a great course with videos and questions to guide students through Digital Citizenship and all aspects of it.

Digital Citizenship: Using Technology Appropriately – This site explains the 9 Elements of Digital Citizenship

 NetSmartz Here are some directions to help you with your lessons on Cybersafety.  The rest of this site is also very useful.