In the month of March we will be learning about internet safety.
PreK and Kindergarten will be learning "It' s OK To Tell". This is a Netsmartz program and then will be practicing their mouse skill by coloring a picture of one of the characters.
1st grade will be learning about internet safety with Garfield and his friends. Then they will practice their skills by playing "Surf Swell Island". This is a Disney game in which the children test their internet safety skills.
2nd grade will also be using a program from Netsmartz. They will be participating in "Router's Birthday Surprise". Join Clicky as he plans a surprise birthday party for his good friend, Router the robo-pup, while saving the internet from the sneaky Webville Outlaws. Students are invited to participate in the fun through an interactive game show, discussion questions, and mini-quizzes which help them learn the four NetSmartz Rules if Online Safety.
3rd grade will be learning about privacy using Digital Passport module. Digital Passport is an interactive learning tool that teaches and tests the basics of digital safety, etiquette, and citizenship. The students will reflect on the benefits of sharing online, while acknowledging that information can spread fast and far; classify information that should be kept private online; predict the effect that an online post or message might have on someone's reputation.
4th grade will be learning about cyberbullying using Digital Passport module. Digital Passport is an interactive learning tool that teaches and tests the basics of digital safety, etiquette, and citizenship. Students will compare the different forms of cyberbullying and the roles of those involved; interpret scenarios that illustrate the importance of empathizing with targets if cyberbullying; identify ways to be an "upstander" when cyberbullying occurs.
5th grade will be learning about the four main risks on the internet: Inappropriate content, online privacy, online predators, and cyberbulling through a NetSmartz presentation.