Internet Safety Guidelines:

1. I am Safe

How to be responsible for appropriate personal behavior when using the internet.

1a.  Students will understand what is personal information and how to protect it

 

Standard Specifics

A student who meets this standard will:

K-2

  • Create safe usernames

  • Create safe passwords

3-5

  • Post appropriate personal information

  • Create suitable profiles

6-8

  • Demonstrate personal safety measures and raise awareness of personal safety for peers

9-12

  • Continue to evaluate what personal information is and develop ways to educate others

 

1. I am Safe

How to be responsible for appropriate personal behavior when using the internet.

1b.  Students will understand the potential risks to sharing personal information and how to report issues.

 

Standard Specifics

A student who meets this standard will:

K-2

  • Create safe usernames

  • Create safe passwords

3-5

  • Grade 3 know potential issues to posting personal information on online

  • Grade 4 identify, prevent, and report spam and scams

  • Grade 5 identify and report negative communications

  • Identify and report cyber bullying

6-8

  • Grade 6 recognize and practice safe online relationships

  • Grade 7 practice prevention and reporting of cyberbullying

  • Grade 8 share and evaluate ways to educate others on prevention and reporting of spam scams and phishing

9-12

  • Understand ramifications of, practice proactive measures, and report identity theft

  • Develop ways to educate others how personal information is shared

  • Develop ways to educate others on how to report issues

 

1. I am Safe

How to be responsible for appropriate personal behavior when using the internet.

1c. Students will understand the need to make responsible choices to ensure personal safety when using the Internet.

 

Standard Specifics

A student who meets this standard will:

K-2

  • Understand cyberspace is community

3-5

  • Grade 3: identify community dangers and employ proactive safety measures

  • Grade 4: identify and use websites learning potential issues

  • Grade 5: collaborate using websites employing safe communication practices

6-8

  • Recognize and make responsible choices on social networking sites

  • Use social networks for fun, education, and collaboration

9-12

  • Recognize and make responsible choices when faced with pornography

  • Recognize and make responsible choices when faced with cyber terrorism

 

2. I am Secure

How to safely maintain and protect oneself, one's computer and the network the computer is on.

2a. Students will understand potential risks to on one's computer and the network the computer is on.

 

Standard Specifics

A student who meets this Standard will:

K-2

  • Recognize a virus and how does it spread

3-5

  • Grade 3 recognize, manage and send attachments

  • Grade 4 recognize a download and possible issues of downloading

  • Grade 5 demonstrate what is bandwidth and how it affects networks

6-8

  • Recognize potential risks to participation on social networking sites

  • Use social networks for fun, education, and collaboration

  • Develop ways to educate others about downloads and attachments

9-12

  • Examine personal use computers and networks they are on

 

2. I am Secure

How to safely maintain and protect oneself, one's computer and the network the computer is on.

2b. Students will make responsible choices to prevent security risks.

 

Standard Specifics

K-2

  • Care for and maintain personal and school hardware

3-5

  • Evaluate computer pop ups

  • Appropriately respond to update messages

  • Explain what is a filter and how it works

6-8

  • Choose effective ways to backup your data

  • Explain the importance of firewalls, antivirus, and spyware.

9-12

  • Explain what is, how to handle and prevention of worms, trojan horses, and steganography.

  • Develop ways to educate others about network and computer risks

 

3. I am Ethical

Understanding how we responsibly use information and collaborate with others

3a. Recognizes authorship and how we use the creative works of others

 

Standard Specifics

K-2

  • Who holds the creative authorship of specific materials

  • Fact VS Opinion - Anyone can be an author on the internet

3-5

  • Compare authorship, authority and accuracy of sites

  • Recognizing ownership of photos, music, movies and documents online

  • Create simple citations to correctly use digital materials

6-8

  • Find appropriate materials and identify copyright free or shared copyright materials

  • Use full citations and understand the appropriate use of copyrighted materials in ones own creative works

9-12

  • Understands use of copyrighted materials in creating original work

  • Understands the cost of digital piracy


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