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     Lesson Title - Rings of Responsibilities
     
                   
                   Essential Question: What kinds of responsibilities does a good digital citizen have?
     
                   Lesson Overview: Students explore what it means to take on responsibilities in both their offline and online
                                                      communities as a way to learn how to be good digital citizens.
        
                    Materials:

                                        Lesson Plan
          
                                        Teacher Resource - My Rings of Responsibilities - Teacher Handout
     
                                        Student Resource - My Rings of Responsibilities Student Handout
     
     
     
     
     
    Lesson Title - Private and Personal Information
     
                   
                   Essential Question: How can you protect yourself from online identity theft?
     
                   Lesson Overview: In this lesson, students learn to think critically about the user information that some websites
                                                      request or require. They learn the difference between private information and personal
                                                      information, distinguishing what is safe and unsafe to share online.
        
                    Materials:
     
                                         Lesson Plan
                                     
                                         Teacher Resources - Website:  Neopets
                  
                                                                                Website:  Nickelodeon

                                                                                Website:  Book Adventure

                      
                                          Student Resources - Protect Yourself Student Handout
     
                                         All About Me Student Handout
     
     
     
    Lesson Title - Strong Passwords
     
                   
                   Essential Question: How can a secure password help you protect your private information?
     
                   Lesson Overview: Students learn how to create secure passwords in order to protect their private information and
                                                      accounts online.

                                                      Students learn tips for creating secure passwords.  They explore scenarios iin which two
                                                      characters choose passwords, and they use the tips they have learned to create secure new
                                                      ones for those characters.  They then create posters to communicate password tips to their
                                                      families and other students.
        
                    Materials:
     
                                         Lesson Plan
                                      
                                        Student Resource - Password Tips Student Handout
     
     
          


    Lesson Title - Talking Safely Online
     
                   
                   Essential Question: What's the difference between internet friends and in-person friends?
     
                   Lesson Overview: Students learn that, while people can develop rewarding friendships online, they should be cautious
                                                      with online-only friends and never reveal private information without asking a parent or trusted adult
                                                      for permission.
        
                    Materials:

                                        Lesson Plan

                                       Student Resources - The Right Answer Student Handout

                                                                              Chatting Safely Online Student Handout
     
     
     
     
     Lesson Title - Super Digital Citizen
     
                   
                   Essential Question: How can people help others to be good digital citizens?
     
                   Lesson Overview: Students explore what it means to be responsible and respectful to their offline and online communities
                                                      as a step toward learning how to be good digital citizens.
        
                    Materials:

                                        Lesson Plan
          
                                        Teacher Resource - Website:  Marvel's Create Your Own Superhero
     
                                                                             Website:  Make Beliefs Comix

                                                                             Website:  Comic Life
                                                                                                                            
                                        Student Resource - Save the Day! Student Handout

     
     
     
    Lesson Title - Privacy Rules
     
                   
                   Essential Question: How do you know if a website protects your private information?
     
                   Lesson Overview: 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.

                                                      Students discuss a scenario in which their private information is shared without their permission. 
                                                      They then learn about private information and privacy laws regulating kids' websites.
      
     
                    Materials:
     
                                         Lesson Plan
                                      
                                         Teacher Resources - SecretBuilders website

                                                                                Scholastic's The Stacks website

                                                                                LEGO website                                                                         

                                        Student Resources - Privacy Checklist Student Handout
     
     
     
     
     
     Lesson Title - What's Cyberbullying?
     
                   
                   Essential Question: What is cyberbullying, and how do you deal with it?
     
                   Lesson Overview: Students discuss positive and negative aspects of interacting with others online.
        
                    Materials:

                                        Lesson Plan
          
                                       Student Resource - That's Cyberbullying Student Handout