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Digital Citizenship Curriculum - Grades 3 to 8

Apr 16, 2019 jjamison

These new and revised lessons, based on our original K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, take on timely topics for school communities, support teachers with improved classroom tools, and prepare students to take ownership of their digital lives. Learn more.

Teaching tools include: new videos, customizable resources, bilingual materials in English and Spanish, and lesson slides.
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3rd Grade

Rings of Responsibility

How do digital citizens take responsibility for themselves, their communities, and their world?

Media Balance & Well-Being

Password Power-Up

How can a strong password help protect your privacy?

Privacy & Security

This Is Me

How does what I post online affect my identity?

Digital Footprint & Identity

Our Digital Citizenship Pledge

What makes a strong online community?

Relationships & Communication

The Power of Words

What should you do when someone uses mean or hurtful language on the internet?

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

Is Seeing Believing?

Why do people alter digital photos and videos?

News & Media Literacy
4th Grade

My Media Choices

What makes a healthy media choice?

Media Balance & Well-Being

Private and Personal Information

What information about you is OK to share online?

Privacy & Security

Our Online Tracks

How does our online activity affect the digital footprints of ourselves and others?

Digital Footprint & Identity

Keeping Games Fun and Friendly

How can I be positive and have fun while playing online games, and help others do the same?

Relationships & Communication

Super Digital Citizen

How can we be upstanders when we see cyberbullying?

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

A Creator's Rights and Responsibilities

What rights and responsibilities do you have as a creator?

News & Media Literacy
5th Grade

Finding My Media Balance

What does media balance mean for me?

Media Balance & Well-Being

You Won't Believe This!

What is clickbait and how can you avoid it?

Privacy & Security

Beyond Gender Stereotypes

How do gender stereotypes shape our experiences online?

Digital Footprint & Identity

Digital Friendships

How do you keep online friendships safe?

Relationships & Communication

What's Cyberbullying?

What is cyberbullying and what can you do to stop it?

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

Reading News Online

What are the important parts of an online news article?

News & Media Literacy
6th Grade

Finding Balance in a Digital World

How do we balance digital media use in our lives?

Media Balance & Well-Being

Don't Feed the Phish

How can you protect yourself from phishing?

Privacy & Security

Who Are You Online?

What are the benefits and drawbacks of presenting yourself in different ways online?

Digital Footprint & Identity

Chatting Safely Online

How do you chat safely with people you meet online?

Relationships & Communication

Digital Drama Unplugged

How can you de-escalate digital drama so it doesn't go too far?

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

Finding Credible News

How do we find credible information on the internet?

News & Media Literacy
7th Grade

My Media Use: A Personal Challenge

What is your strategy for finding media balance?

Media Balance & Well-Being

Big, Big Data

How do companies collect and use data about you?

Privacy & Security

The Power of Digital Footprints

What is a digital footprint, and what does yours convey?

Digital Footprint & Identity

My Social Media Life

How does social media affect our relationships?

Relationships & Communication

Upstanders and Allies: Taking Action Against Cyberbullying

How can you respond when cyberbullying occurs?

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

The Four Factors of Fair Use

What rights to fair use do you have as a creator?

News & Media Literacy
8th Grade

Digital Media and Your Brain

How does digital media try to hook you, and what can you do about it?

Media Balance & Well-Being

Being Aware of What You Share

How can you protect your privacy when you're online?

Privacy & Security

Social Media and Digital Footprints: Our Responsibilities

How does using social media affect our digital footprints?

Digital Footprint & Identity

Sexting and Relationships

What are the risks and potential consequences of sexting?

Relationships & Communication

Responding to Online Hate Speech

How should you respond to online hate speech?

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

This Just In!

How should we react to breaking news?

News & Media Literacy
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