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Teacher Resources - Digital Citizenship

   In addition to the iSafe curriculum, most resources here have lesson plans and activities within a curriculum framework based on the Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship (Bailey & Ribble).  Resources are listed by major topic.  Those marked 'General' cover multiple topics and/or 'Elements'.
 

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 My Digital Life
[course outline here]
Go here to begin:  http://assembly.everfi.net/  -Most commonly used in middle schools.
My Digital Life is comprised of seven modules that cover key concepts for building digital literacy. Each module contains between three and nine brief activities and a pre and post assessment to measure knowledge gained.
 Vault
[overview & objectives]
Go here to begin: http://assembly.everfi.net/ Vault has primarily been implemented in the 4th-5th grade.
Vault is comprised of six concept groups that map to the Jump$tart national standards in K-12 personal finance education.
 Digital Drivers License
         (DDL)
Assists with the digital citizenship skills of KY K-12 students. This tool was developed in partnership between KDE and the University of Kentucky and can be found at http://otis.coe.uky.edu/DDL/launch.php
 General  SafeKids.com Online safety quiz, cell phones, Facebook, etc. ~elementary to middle school
 General  A New Zealand resource, Hector’s World,is suitable for children at home, in early childhood settings, primary school classrooms, libraries, church schools, community centres and more.  *Follow the teachers' link for the digital citizenship project.
 General    NetSmartz Workshop with links out to NetSmartzKids and NSteens ~elementary to middle school
 General   Digital Citizenship has lesson plans with scope & sequence for elementary and secondary.
 General  BrainPop Blogs, online safety, digital etiquette, cyberbullying are free ~elementary students
 General MTV's A Thin Line Get the facts about activities like sexting, constant messaging, spying, digital disrespect and cruelty. ~secondary students
 General Kansas State University TechBytes Series  Up-to-date topics and archives
 General Pensacola Catholic High School teacher Digital Literacy lesson.
Digital Etiquette Digital Trends Tech Etiquette Guide
Digital Communication  NetM@nners.com Tips on email and other communication tools
Digital Communication WebWorkerDaily is tuned for the workplace but can be very beneficial to high school students: How to Use IM Without Ruining Your Productivity; Will You Self-Censor for Social Media?; Six Ways to Stop the Social Media Madness; More appropriately Digital Health & Wellness Couldn't Tweet Today? Don't Beat Yourself Up Over It
Digital Communication AD Council's Online Exploitation Campaign videos: 
 CHAT, IM or texting 
Acronyms 
 Publishing images online, including sexting 
[English] [espanol] 
 Posting information online where 
Everyone Knows Your Name 
Digital Literacy Digital Literacy: Skills for the 21st Century  ~advanced topics
Digital Law The Digital Citizenship and Creative Content program was developed to create awareness of intellectual property rights and foster a better understanding of the rights connected with creative content. register to download curriculum>
   Four units comprise the curriculum resources. Each unit consists of standalone yet complementary lesson plans that play off a creative rights scenario presented through a case study.This program was designed for grades 8-10, but easily adapts for use in grades 6-12. It's organized into thematic units that span the following subject areas: Civics, Computer Science, Debate, Economics, Fine Arts, Government, Journalism, Language Arts, Drama, and Video Production. 
Digital Law  The Copyright Site Straight and simple, teaching ideas incl.
Digital Law MyBytes Hear kids give their perspective on IPR (Individual Property Rights) - other activities.


Digital Rights & Responsibilities
~Middle - high school Discuss Digital Rights & Responsibilities.  Then view Londoners Fight With Feathers description: Dozens of Londoners gathered in a square and started a mass pillow fight. They call themselves a 'Flash Mob,' and choose to meet for no other reason than to enjoy themselves and have a good laugh.
Now, view then class discussion on each of these:
 CBS videos and stories follow 'Flash Mobs' - yes, you could go to JAIL!

"Flash Mobs" Turn Ugly, Philly to teen flash Mobs: The Behavior Ends Now, Felony Charges in Philly flash-Mob riots
Cyber-bullying Common Sense Media  has K-12 Scope and Sequence.  Other topics include all other aspects of digital citizenship.
Cyber-bullying    Professor Garfield, animated Garfield the Cat at Infinite Learning Lab  *Look for "Online Safety" on the same page under Related Topics.  The teachers guides are very helpful.
 Cyber-bullying

Let’s Fight It Together was primarily designed to be delivered in an assembly or classroom situation and then followed up by suggested activities (please see following pages). It was specifically intended for key stage 3 secondary school students (11-14 year-olds) although, at a teacher’s discretion, it may also be beneficial for year 5 and 6 key stage 2 students (10-11 year-olds) or key stage 4 pupils (15-18 year-olds) to view this film.
*Program Guide, Lesson Plan, resources available.

 Cyber-bullying  Stop CyberBullying:  Find out what it is, how it works, prevention and what's the law.  Profiles with age specific activities for 7-10, 11-13, 14-17, parents, educators and law enforcement.  * Megan's Pledge unzipped here (Click on the link to open or right-click, choose Save Target As to save content to a location of your choice):  Start with The Megan Pledge Overview and the Megan Pledge Startup Instructions, read Megan's Story, show Powerpoint Megan's Story and the Pledge, view the 7 page Teen Cyber Safety Guide, Take Megan's Pledge, Megan Meier Poster, Megan Banner, Megan Meier Letterhead, Megan Ribbon, Ribbon Instructions
Digital Health &
Wellness
Internet Addiction at HelpGuide.org ~high school to adult
Digital Health & Wellness Internet Addiction Guide ~high school to adult
 Digital Security  Brown University's Learning Digital Self Defense