Lesson Title - Rings of ResponsibilitiesEssential 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:
Teacher Resource - My Rings of Responsibilities - Teacher HandoutStudent Resource - My Rings of Responsibilities Student HandoutLesson Title - Private and Personal InformationEssential 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.
Teacher Resources - Website: Neopets
Website: Book Adventure
Student Resources - Protect Yourself Student HandoutLesson Title - Strong PasswordsEssential 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
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.
Student Resource - Password Tips Student HandoutLesson Title - Talking Safely OnlineEssential 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
Student Resources - The Right Answer Student HandoutLesson Title - Super Digital CitizenEssential 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:
Teacher Resource - Website: Marvel's Create Your Own Superhero
Website: Make Beliefs Comix
Website: Comic Life
Student Resource - Save the Day! Student HandoutLesson Title - Privacy RulesEssential 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.
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:
Student Resource - That's Cyberbullying Student Handout