This is the first in a series of interactive PowerPoints on digital citizenship. The full series will include internet safety, internet etiquette, and internet credibility.
Also in this series available now:
Internet Credibility (Spotting Fake News)
Overview of PowerPoint :
• The PowerPoint begins by introducing 3 rules to help keep students safe on the internet.
• Rule 1: Don't Share Private Information- Students learn what info is safe to share and what to keep private, that not everyone on the internet is who they say they are and some people on the internet want to use their private information to harm them, and that their parent should be know about and approve of any online friends.
• Rule 2: Tell Someone if Something on the Internet Makes You Uncomfortable-Students learn to watch for several red flags when communicating on the internet and to tell a trusted adult if anything makes them uneasy or uncomfortable.
• Rule 3: Don't Download Anything without Permission- Students learn about spam and how some people will try to trick them into downloading harmful viruses or giving out private information.
• The lesson ends with interactive review questions.
In the next lessons in this series, we will go over cyberbullying, digital footprints, the dangers and problems of anonymity and how to determine if information on the internet is accurate.