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Springfield, IL 62703
Internet Safety Curriculum - First Grade

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The Complete Curriculum for Grades K-2 on Common Sense Media

Internet Safety DomainISTE Digital Citizenship StandardFirst GradeWebsiteHandout

(1) Safe and responsible use of social networking websites, chat rooms, electronic mail, bulletin boards, instant messaging, and other means of communication on the internet

(2a) Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the performance of their actions in the digital world.

Going Places Safely By taking a virtual field trip, students experience the power of the Internet to take them to places they might not be able to visit in person. They learn that they should follow safety rules when they travel online, just as when traveling in the real world.


(3) Risks of transmitting personal information on the Internet

(2d) Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.

Cyber-Five is a short animation which introduces children to five helpful rules to be safer on the internet. Join Hippo and Hedgehog as they introduce and review the five rules.


(5) Recognizing and reporting online harassment and cyberbullying

(2b) Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.

In the “watch” section, students watch a video starring Garfield and his friends. The video teaches an important Internet safety lesson. In the “try it” section, students are given a chance to play a game that checks for understanding and redirects thinking if students missed a concept. In the “apply it” section, students help a character from the video to make wise Internet safety decisions. (This site is temorarily under maintences. We are on their list of contacts when things are going to be up and running again. ~Tech TILs)