CyberSafety

Student safety on the Internet is important to students in the Cobb County School District.  Recommended topics that will be covered over an expanse of several years in the K-5 experience include:

  • Copyright
  • Laws for Sharing
  • Safe Searching with Bing in the Classroom
  • Website Evaluation
  • Protective Passwords
  • Social Media
  • Cyberbullying

 

PLAGIARISM AND CITING SOURCES

Part 1: Students will learn what occurs at the hear of plagiarism.

Lesson Plan: “Whose Is It Anyway,” Unit 1, Grades 3-5 Common Sense Media

Introduction: Video “Nicole’s Story: Copyrighting Creative Work”

http://magazines.scholastic.com/Top-News/2017/07/the-mystery-of-amelia-earhart

Family Outreach: Take-home flyer

Game Extension: Digital Compass https://www.digitalcompass.org/game/index.html

EVALUATING WEBSITES 

We will be using a simplified version of Kathy Schrock’s Website Evaluation form to evaluate websites.

Video Resources:

Websites to Evaluate:

  1. Boilerplate: Mechanical Marvel of the 19th Century
  2. Case Analysis of a Historic Killer Tornado
  3. Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
  4. Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanie

Gaming Resources:

Media Resources:

Parent Resources:

Other Resources:

Cyberbullying Resources:

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