CIPA Classroom Training

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Educators of Dallas County, please choose the appropriate lesson or lessons for your students. Feel free to look at both the lesson for your grade or at the lessons from other grades to find the best material that you think best addresses the training your kids need to taught. This material is provided by Common Sense Education and is a great resource to help raise Great Dallas County Digital Citizens. We will need documentation that Classroom Training has occured. Please PRINT the Teacher Verification Document and hand it to your Principal. He will keep it until it is collected by the Central Office.

Teacher Verification Document

 

Lessons for Grades K-2

Grade K

Going Places Safely

Students learn that they can go to exciting places online, but that they need to follow certain rules to remain safe.

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Grade 1

Sending Email

Students explore how they can use email to communicate with real people within their schools, families, and communities.

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Grade 2

Show Respect Online

Students explore what cyberbullying means and what they can do when they encounter it. Students learn about in-person and online communications, and how to write good emails.

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Lessons for Grades 3-5

Grade 3

Talking Safely Online

Students learn that the Internet is a great place to develop rewarding relationships. But they also learn not to reveal private information to a person they know only online.

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Grade 4

The Power of Words

Students consider that they may get online messages from other kids that can make them feel angry, hurt, sad, or fearful. They explore ways to handle cyberbullying if it happens.

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Grade 5

Digital Citizenship Pledge

Students work together to outline common expectations in order to build a strong digital citizenship community. Each member of the class signs a We the Digital Citizens Pledge.

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My Online Neighborhood

My Online Neighborhood Video

Mindful Messaging

Mindful Message Video

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Lessons for Grades 6-8

Grade 6

Safe Online Talk

Students consider scenarios in which they might feel uncomfortable or encounter inappropriate talk or behavior online. They learn to recognize online predators and rules for online safety.

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Grade 6

Scams and Schemes

Students learn strategies for guarding against identity theft and scams that try to access their private information online.

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Grade 7

Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line

Students learn to distinguish good-natured teasing from cyberbullying.

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Grade 7

Trillion Dollar Footprint

Students learn that they have a digital footprint and that this information can be searched; copied and passed on, but that they can take some control based on what they post online.

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Grade 8

Which Me Should I Be?

Students learn that presenting themselves in different ways online carries both benefits and risks.

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Grade 8

Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding

Students learn about the difference between being a passive bystander versus a brave upstander in cyberbullying situations.

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Safe Online Talk

Safe Online Talk Movie

Stacey's Story

Stacey's Story Video

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Lessons for Grades 9-12

Grade 9

Private Today, Public Tomorrow

Students reflect on their responsibility to protect the privacy of others when posting information about them online.

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Grade 10

Risky Online Relationships

Students think critically about developing relationships with people online.

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Grade 11

College Bound

Students learn that everything they or anyone else posts about them online becomes part of a public online presence known as a digital footprint.

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Grade 12

Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying

Students learn about the dynamics of online cruelty and how it affects all of the people involved.

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Teacher Verification Document

Your school and district need to keep a record of the Internet safety and digital citizenship education you've provided. Download and complete the Teacher Verification Document after you have taught the lessons above. Complete one form for each class or group of students you taught. Return this document, along with any other documentation your district requires, to your school's E-rate administrator.

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Learn more about E-rate and CIPA at www.usac.org/sl.

Abbas's Story

Abbas's Story Video

Friday Night Lights Clips

Friday Night Lights Clips

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