Features K-12 Critical Skills Courses
Everfi - Ignition
Common Sense Media Lessons
Grades 6 through 8
ONBOARD STUDENTS: DIGITAL COMPASS
Invite students in grades 6-8 to explore digital dilemmas and practice decision-making - all without risking their real-world reputations - in the stories and mini-games of Digital Compass.
DIGITAL LIFE 101
What is the place of digital media in our lives?
What steps can help you find what you're looking for when you search online?
SCAMS AND SCHEMES
What is identity theft, and how can protect yourself from it?
CYBERBULLYING: BE UPSTANDING
How do you judge the intentions and impact of people's words and actions online?
A CREATOR'S RIGHTS
What rights do you have as a creator?
What are your personal media habits, and how much time do you spend with different forms of media?
A CREATOR’S RESPONSIBILITIES
What responsibilities do you have to respect others' creative work?
SAFE ONLINE TALK
How should you handle inappropriate online talk?
WHICH ME SHOULD I BE?
What are the outcomes of presenting yourself in different ways online?
GENDER STEREOTYPES ONLINE
What are gender stereotypes, and can they shape our experiences online?
TRILLION DOLLAR FOOTPRINT
What is a digital footprint, and what does yours convey?
IDENTIFYING HIGH-QUALITY SITES
When can you trust what you find on the Internet?
THE REALITY OF DIGITAL DRAMA
Does the way we think about digital drama have anything to do with gender?
CYBERBULLYING: CROSSING THE LINE
When does inappropriate online behavior cross the line into cyberbullying, and what can you do about it?
REWORK, REUSE, REMIX
What rights do you have as a creator?
DIGITAL LIFE 102
What is the place of digital media in our lives?"
OOPS! I BROADCAST IT ON THE INTERNET
What are the consequences of oversharing online?
COPYRIGHTS AND WRONGS
How can I make responsible choices when I use other people's creative work?
FEELING ON DISPLAY
Are girls and guys judged differently when they post photos online?
MY ONLINE CODE
What does it mean to do the right thing online?
WHO ARE YOU ONLINE?
How do you present yourself to the world online and offline?
BUILDING COMMUNITY ONLINE
How can websites foster community online?
OVEREXPOSED: SEXTING AND RELATIONSHIPS
What are the risks and responsibilities when you share online in a relationship?
RISKY ONLINE RELATIONSHIPS
How can you tell when an online relationship is risky?
RIGHTS, REMIXES, AND RESPECT
What should you consider when you use other people's creative work?
TAKING PERSPECTIVES ON CYBERBULLYING
How does online cruelty affect the people involved?
WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT INTERNET PRIVACY?
How do websites collect your personal information, and what can you do about it?
BECOMING A WEB CELEB
What does it mean to become an Internet celebrity?
How can information you post on the Internet affect your future opportunities?
PRIVATE TODAY, PUBLIC TOMORROW
How can you respect the privacy of others online?
DOES IT MATTER WHO HAS YOUR DATA?
What are the upsides and downsides of companies collecting your data online?
BREAKING DOWN HATE SPEECH
How can you create a community culture in which hate speech is unacceptable, both online and offline?
What are the creative and ethical aspects of digital-photo manipulation?
What are the benefits and drawbacks of people working together to create information online?
Social Media Behaviour Lesson "Friendbook"
iKeepsafe (for all grades)
Each lesson includes videos, lesson plans & student handouts.
Class 1: Becoming an Online Sleuth Video: Detecting Lies & Staying True
Class 2: Manage Your Digital Reputation 2 Videos: Playing and Staying Safe Online, and Staying Safe on YouTube
Class 3: Identify Tricks and Scams Video: Steering Clear of Cyber Tricks
Educator Resources Includes sections on Teacher PD, Elementary and Middle/High School Curriculae
UK-based child safety nonprofit. Videos, lesson plans, games including sections for parents, students, educators.
Edudemic.com (geared for teachers)
A Teachers Guide to Digital Citizenship
Guide for Teachers. Edudemic produced this brief introduction to Digital Citizenship for teachers. If you're unsure of the topic, this is a wonderful starting point.