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    *New for school year 2020-21

     

    Lessons are available in Seesaw or Schoology format and can be found in the Distance Learning Schoology group and copied to your own Seesaw class or Schoology course.

    Lessons also available for PreK and secondary Level 1 EL classes.

    Open the Distance Learning Schoology group on a separate tab in your browser and then click the link above to access the lessons.

     

    Recommended CIPA Lessons

    From Common Sense Media

    Grade Level Digital Citizenship
    Students will follow legal and responsible use of online resources.
    Online Safety and Privacy
    Students will know how to protect personal information while online.
    Online Behavior and Cyberbullying
    Students will behave and interact responsibly with others online.
    Pre-K

    Resource: Creative Credit
    Students learn to credit the creative work of others.

    Resource: Cyber Safety
    Students learn to be safe on their iPad and on the internet.

    Resource: Cyber Bullying
    Students learn to be kind on their iPad and on the internet.

    Kindergarten

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    Resource: Pause For People
    How do you say goodbye to technology when you don't want to? Students learn a simple routine for how to manage those inevitable digital interruptions that are part of everyone's lives in the digital age.

    Resource: Safety In My Online Neighborhood
    How do you go places safely online? On this virtual field trip, kids can practice staying safe on online adventures.

    Resource: Media Balance Is Important
    How do we find a happy balance between our online and offline activities. Students consider the feelings of themselves and others when making decisions about when, where, and how much to use technology.

    Grade 1

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    Resource: How Technology Makes You Feel
    Whys is it important to listen to your feelings when using technology? Students learn practical strategies for managing their feelings.

    Resource: Internet Traffic Light
    How do you stay safe when visiting a website or app? Students learn how to identify "just right" content, giving them the green light to learn, play, and explore the internet safely.

    Resource: Pause And Think Online
    How can we be safe, responsible, and respectful online? The Digital Citizens teach students how to be safe, responsible, and respectful online.

    Grade 2

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    Resource: Digital Trails
    What information is OK to have in your digital footprint? Students compare different trails and think critically about what kinds of information they want to leave behind.

    Resource: That's Private!
    What kinds of information should I keep to myself when I use the internet? Students learn about the kinds of information they should keep to themselves when they use the internet.

    Resources: Putting A STOP To Online Meanness
    What should you do if someone is mean to you online? Help your students understand why it's often easier to be mean online than in person, and how to deal with online meanness when they see it.

    Grade 3

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    Resource: This Is Me
    How does what I post online affect my identity? Students learn to think critically abou the online identitites they're creating.

     

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    Resource: Password Power-Up
    How can a strong password help protect your privacy? Students learn to make passwords that are both secure and memorable.

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    Resources: The Power Of Words
    What should you do when someone uses mean or hurtful language on the internet? Students build empathy for others and learn strategies to use when confronted with cyberbullying.

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    Grade 4

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    Resource: Our Online Tracks
    How does our online activity affect the digital footprints of ourselves and others? Students learn to contribute to a postive digital reputation.

    Resource: Private And Personal Information
    What information about you is OK to share online? Students learn the difference between what's personal and what's best left private.

    Resources: Be A Super Digital Citizen
    How can we be upstanders when we see cyberbullying? Students learn appropriate ways to take action and resolve conflicts.

    Grade 5

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    Resource: Beyond Gender Stereotypes
    How do gender stereotypes shape our experiences online? Students think critically about how gender stereotypes can affect the ways they view themselves and others.

    Resource: You Won't Believe This!
    What is clickbait and how can you avoid it? Students learn the best way to avoid clickbait online.

    Resource: Is It Cyberbullying?
    What is cyberbullying and what can you do to stop it? Students learn what is and what isn't cyberbullying, as well as tools to combat the problem.

    Grade 6

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    Resource: A Creator's Rights
    Students are introduced to copyright, fair use, and the rights they have as creators.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

     

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: Safe Online Talk
    While acknowledging the benefits of online talk and messaging, students learn how to handle situations or online behavior which may make them feel uncomfortable.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes

    Resource: Cyberbulllying: Be Upstanding
    Students learn about the difference between being a passive bystander versus a brave upstander in cyberbullying situations.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying

    Grade 7

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    Resource: Reuse, Rework Remix
    Students explore the concept of fair use, apply it to case studies, and create an original work of fair use.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: Scams And Schemes
    Students learn strategies for guarding against identity theft and scams that try to access their private information online.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes

    Resource: Cyberbullying: Crossing The Line
    Students learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from cyberbullying.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying

    Grade 8

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    Resource: Identifying High Quality Sites
    Students explore the idea that anyone can publish on the Internet, so not all sites are equally trustworthy.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: Trillion Dollar Footprint
    Students learn that they have a digital footprint, which can be searched, shared, and seen by a large, invisible audience.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes

     

    Resource: Cyberbullying: Crossing The Line
    Students learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from cyberbullying and serious forms of cyberbullying.

    This lesson is included in the Foundations curriculum in Schoology

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying 

    Grade 9

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    Resource: Protecting Online Reputations
    How can you respect the privacy of others online? Students take responsibility for how they may affect the digital footprints of others.

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: The Big Data Dilemma
    What are the benefits and drawbacks on online tracking? Students learn to make smart decisions about online privacy and how to protect it.

     

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes

    Resource: What You Send In "That Moment When..."
    How can we act with empathy and positivity when we're online? Students learn to recognize and navigate situations when comments can easily escalate to digital drams.

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying

    Grade 10

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    Resource: Curated Lives
    How can I create a social media presence that represents the real me? Students learn about how social media gives us a chance to choose how we present ourselves to the world.

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: Risk Check For New Tech
    What privacy risks do new technologies present, and how do we decide if they're worth it? Students consider the benefits and drawbacks of new technologies.

     

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes 

    Resource: Countering Hate Speech Online
    How can we counter online hate speech and xenophobia? Students recognize the challenge of learning more about people who are different from us online and find strategies for navigating online content.

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying

    Grade 11

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    Resource: Who's Looking At Your Digital Footprint?
    How can information you post online affect your future opportunities? Students learn that digital footprints are an opportunity to showcase their best selves and craft a footprint that leads to future success.

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: How Young Is Too Young For Social Media
    At what age should people be allowed to use social media? Students reflect on the risks and rewards of using social media.

     

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes 

    Resource: Online Disinhibition And Cyberbullying
    How does online disinhibition sometimes lead to cyberbullying? Students learn about how to stop digital drama and cyberbullying by considering how we communicate differenty online than in person.

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying

    Grade 12

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    Resource: The Change You Want To See
    How can you create a digital footprint that showcases your purpose? Students learn that using the power of the internet can turn their personal passions into positive impact.

    EL Level 1 Copyright Law

    Resource: Debating The Privacy Line
    Should the government have access to all your social media and cellphone data? Students think through this question and become thoughtful influencers of data policy and practice.

    EL Level 1 Scams and Schemes 

    Resource: The Consequences Of Online Hate Speech
    What should the consequences for online hate speech be? Students think through the importance of both respect for others and free speech.

    EL Level 1 Cyberbullying

    Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship Curriculum