Digital Citizenship

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Kindergarten Learning Goals: 

I can:

- discover that the Internet can be used to visit far-away places and learn new things.

- compare how staying safe online is similar to staying safe in the real world.

- explain rules for traveling safely on the Internet.

- recognize the kind of information that is private. - understand that I should never give out private information on the Internet. - learn to create effective usernames that protect my private information. -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

First Grade Learning Goals: 

I can:
- understand that being safe when I visit websites is similar to staying safe in real life.
- learn to recognize websites that are good for me to visit.
- recognize if I should ask an adult they trust before I visit a particular website. - learn that the information I put online leaves a digital footprint or “trail.”
- explore what information is appropriate to be put online
- analyze online behaviors that could be considered cyberbullying
- explain how to deal with a cyberbullying situation
- recognize the importance of engaging a trusted adult when I experience cyberbullying.


Second Grade Learning Goals: 

I can:

- consider what it means to go online and use the Internet.

- compare and contrast how they are connected to different people and places, in person and on the Internet.

- demonstrate an understanding of how people can connect on the Internet by drawing a map of their online     community.

- understand the functions of passwords. - identify strategies for creating and protecting secure passwords. - create my own secure passwords using the lesson guidelines. - understand how to show respect in social situations. - recognize the importance of tone in both face-to-face and online communications. - learn rules for writing clear and respectful emails _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Third Grade Learning Goals: 

I can:

-learn about the benefits of sharing information online, but also about the safety and security risks of sharing          certain types of information.

- understand what type of information can put them at risk for identity theft and other scams.

-  distinguish between personal information, which is safe to share online, and private information, which is          unsafe to share.

- reflect upon their offline responsibilities.

- examine their online responsibilities.

-  learn that good digital citizens are responsible and respectful in the digital world (and beyond).

- empathize with those who have received mean and hurtful messages.

- judge what it means to cross the line from harmless to harmful communication online.

 - generate solutions for dealing with cyberbullying.


Fourth Grade Learning Goals: 

I can:


- recognize that photos can be altered digitally, and consider the upsides and downsides of this practice.

- discuss how photo alteration can distort our perceptions and affect our self-image.

- analyze how advertising uses photo alteration to help sell products.

- identify the characteristics of strong passwords. - apply characteristics of strong passwords to create new passwords. - create secure passwords with their family members. - define what spam is. - explore strategies for safely managing unwanted messages. - identify different forms of spam.


Fifth Grade Learning Goals: 


I can:

-learn which information they should avoid sharing online because it is private.

-understand which kinds of websites have privacy policies, and why.

-practice checking websites they visit for privacy policies and privacy seals of approvals.

- compare and contrast gender stereotypes. - evaluate online media messages that convey gender stereotypes. - reflect on why gender stereotypes sometimes can be limiting. - compare and contrast their responsibilities to their offline and online communities. - reflect on the characteristics that make someone an upstanding citizen. - devise resolutions to digital dilemmas. - compare and contrast online-only friends and in-person, face-to-face pals. - analyze why private information should not be given to anyone online without the permission of a trusted adult. - debate how to respond if an online-only friend asks them personal questions. - empathize with the targets of cyberbullying. - recognize some of the key similarities and differences between in-person bullying and cyberbullying. - identify strategies for dealing responsibly with cyberbullying.