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Digital Citizenship Videos & Quiz
Social Media Smarts: Posters & Handouts
What is safe to share online?
Why do I need to SHARE SAFELY?
Be very careful about what information you share online. Talking to new people or trying new games and Apps is great! But, people can keep the information that you share with them and try to sell you things. Strangers can even pretend that they are you!
Interactive Digital Citizenship Games
The American Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has create a fun interactive gaming website that teaches and quizes students from Grade 3 to 8 on their Digital Citizenship skills. This website, called FBI Cyber Surf Island, covers these topics:
- Safe Passwords
For Students Gr. 6-8
Top Secret, created by Media Smarts, is an interactive narrated tutorial teaches students about the benefits and drawbacks of sharing information online. Students give their opinion about what the characters in the story should do about their privacy dilemmas, from posting photos to buying music online, and they receive feedback on their responses as the story unfolds.
For Students Grades 6-9
Common Sense Media has created this choose-your-own adventure digital citizenship game to help students explore digital dilemmas, amd make good (and not-so-good) decisions. In this gaming environment can experiment with different solutions through stories and min-games without risking their real-world reputations.
Play online, or get the app HERE!
Social Network Detective
In this activity you will explore social networking profiles and learn about potentially unsafe online choices. You will also gain great tips on how to keep your information safe.
Created by digizen.org, this social networking profile has been created to stimulate discussion about safe and potentially unsafe practices and features on social networking sites. Together with the accompanying questions, it has been designed to highlight ways in which users can protect themselves through appropriate use of the technology and also through choices they make online.