• Recommended CIPA Lessons

    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: My Creative Work
    Students learn the basics – title, name, and date – for crediting creative work.

    Modify lesson as needed for Pre-K students.

    Resource: Going Places Safely
    Students learn that they can go to exciting places online, but they need to follow certain rules to remain safe.

    Modify lesson as needed for Pre-K students.

    Resource: Screen Out the Mean
    Students learn that children sometimes can act like bullies when they are online. They explore what cyberbullying means and what they can do when they encounter it.

    Modify lesson as needed for Pre-K students.

    Kindergarten Resource: My Creative Work
    Students learn the basics – title, name, and date – for crediting creative work.
    Resource: Going Places Safely
    Students learn that they can go to exciting places online, but they need to follow certain rules to remain safe.
    Resource: Screen Out the Mean
    Students learn that children sometimes can act like bullies when they are online. They explore what cyberbullying means and what they can do when they encounter it.
    Grade 1 Resource: Using Keywords
    Students understand that keyword searching is an effective way to locate information on the Internet. They learn how to select keywords to produce the best search results.
    Resource: Staying Safe Online
    Students understand that they should stay safe online by choosing websites that are good for them to visit, and avoid sites that are not appropriate for them.
    Resource: My Online Community
    Students explore the concept that people can connect with one another through the Internet. They understand how the ability for people to communicate online can unite a community.
    Grade 2 Resource: Sites I Like
    Students explore and evaluate an informational website for children.
    Resource: Keep it Private
    Students learn that many websites ask for information that is private and discuss how to responsibly handle such requests.
    Resources: Show Respect Online
    Students explore the similarities and differences between in-person and online communications, and then learn how to write clear and respectful messages.
    Grade 3 Resource: Whose Is It, Anyway?
    Students learn that copying the work of others and presenting it as one’s own is called plagiarism. They also learn about when and how it's ok to use the work of others.
    Resource: You've Won A Prize!
    Students learn what spam is, the forms it takes, adn then identify strategies for dealing with it. Students compare junk mail to spam and learn tips for handling spam safely.
    Resources: The Power of Words
    Students consider that they may get online messages from other kids that can make them feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful. Students identify actions that will make them Upstanders in the face of cyberbullying.
    Grade 4 Resource: How to Cite a Site
    Students reflect on the importance of citing all sources when they do research. They then learn how to write bibliographical citations for online sources.
    Resource: Privacy Rules
    Students learn that children’s websites must protect their private information. They learn to identify these secure sites by looking for their privacy policies and privacy seals of approval.
    Resources: What’s Cyberbullying?
    Students explore how it feels to be cyberbullied, how cyberbullying is similar to or different than in-person bullying, and learn strategies for handling cyberbullying when it arises.
    Grade 5 Resource: Super Digital Citizen
    Students explore Spider-Man's motto, "with great power comes great responsibility" through the lens of digital citizenship. They create comic strips show a digital superhero who witnesses an act of poor digital citizenship, and then helps resolve it.
    Resource: Talking Safely Online
    Students learn that the Internet is a great place to develop rewarding relationships. But they also learn not to reveal private information to a person they know only online.
    Resource: Rings of Responsibility
    Students explore what it means to be responsible to and respectful of their offline and online communities as a way to learn how to be good digital citizens.
    Grade 6 Resource: A Creator’s Rights
    Students are introduced to copyright, fair use, and the rights they have as creators.
    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.
    Resource: Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding
    Students learn about the difference between being a passive bystander versus a brave upstander in cyberbullying situations.
    Grade 7 Resource: Reuse, Rework, Remix
    Students explore the concept of fair use, apply it to case studies, and create an original work of fair use.
    Resource: Scams and Schemes
    Students learn strategies for guarding against identity theft and scams that try to access their private information online.
    Resource: Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line
    Students learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from cyberbullying.
    Grade 8

    Common Sense Media Lesson
    Identifying High Quality Sites
    Students explore the idea that anyone can publish on the Internet, so not all sites are equally trustworthy.

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    NHL & NHLPA Future Goals Digital Citizenship Program*

    • Internet Resources and Credibility
    • Building an effective blog and copyright

    For access and support in getting started with Future Goals, please contact EverFi Schools Manager, Ericka Palmer – 612-666-1037, ericka@everfi.com.

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

    or

    NHL & NHLPA Future Goals Digital Citizenship Program*

    • identify how to limit personal information
    • understand how viruses can be downloaded to devices
    • create a reliable password
    • understand how to prevent identity theft

    For access and support in getting started with Future Goals, please contact EverFi Schools Manager, Ericka Palmer – 612-666-1037, ericka@everfi.com.

    Common Sense Media Lesson
    Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line
    Students learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from cyberbullying and serious forms of cyberbullying.

    or

    NHL & NHLPA Future Goals Digital Citizenship Program*

     

    For access and support in getting started with Future Goals, please contact EverFi Schools Manager, Ericka Palmer – 612-666-1037, ericka@everfi.com.

     

    Grade 9 Resource: Copyrights and Wrongs
    Students are introduced to copyright, fair use, and the rights they have as creators.
    Resource: Risky Online Relationships
    Students think critically about developing relationships with people online.

     

    Resource: Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying
    Students learn that cruelty can escalate quickly online because people are often anonymous and posts spread quickly.
    Grade 10 Resource: Rights, Remixes and Respect
    Students reflect on the differences between taking inspiration from the creative work of others and appropriating that work without permission.
    Resource: College Bound
    Students learn that everything they or anyone else posts about them online becomes part of a public online presence known as a digital footprint.

     

    Resource: Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying
    Students learn about the dynamics of online cruelty and how it affects all of the people involved.
    Grade 11 Resource: Retouching Reality
    Students think critically about the different purposes and contexts of digital image editing.
    Resource: What’s the Big Deal About Internet Privacy
    Students explore the concept of privacy in their everyday lives, and as it relates to using the Internet.

     

    Resource: Becoming a Web Celeb
    Students explore the upsides and downsides of becoming famous online, and reflect on whether the experience can differ for boys and girls.
    Grade 12 Resource: Collective Intelligence
    Students consider both the benefits and drawbacks of using collective intelligence in different contexts.
    Resource: Does it Matter Who Has Your Data?
    Students consider the ways websites and companies collect data online and utilize it to personalize content for their users, as well as consider companies’ motives in doing so

     

    Resource: Breaking Down Hate Speech
    Students learn the definition of hate speech and understand how it affects individuals, groups, and communities.