State law, Public Act 095-0869, requires that we provide grades 3rd through 8th with internet safety instruction. Below we have provided resources/instruction about internet safety from outside organizations and other resources provided by Illinois State Board of Education.
The recommended internet safety topics includes:
Safe and responsible use of social networking websites, chat rooms, electronic mail, bulletin boards, instant messaging, and other means of communication on the Internet.
Recognizing, avoiding, and reporting online solicitations of students, their classmates, and their friends by sexual predators.
Risks of transmitting personal information on the Internet.
Recognizing and avoiding unsolicited or deceptive communications received online.
Recognizing and reporting online harassment and cyber-bullying.
Reporting illegal activities and communications on the Internet.
Copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music, and video.
Internet Safety - Resources
ISBE - Internet Safety - Resources
Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum
Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Assessments
Common Sense Digital Passport (3rd-5th)
Common Sense Digital Compass (6th-8th)
Sammy's Guide to Internet Safety by The Internet Experts
Parent and Teacher Guide to the Internet - By Internet.Frontier.com
Toolkit for Digitally Literate Teachers
Provided by © 2019 USC Rossier School of Education
INDY - The Internet Guide by The Internet Experts
Be Internet Awesome By Google
NetSmartz - Basic Internet Safety
NetSmartz: Kinder-5th Online Safety Presentation
NetSmartz: Teaching Materials
NetSmarts: Spanish Language Resources
Stop. Think. Connect - Student Resources