Online Safety

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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English

Vocabulary: Comic Strip writing and drawing, Exiting Web sites, Inappropriate Web sites, Internet, Reporting inappropriate sites, Word Processing

Primary Objectives:

  • Students learn that if they see something online that is inappropriate, they should click the browser Home button, turn off the monitor if the inappropriate content does not go away, and notify a parent or teacher immediately.
  • Students learn that they must not draw other students' attention to what is on the monitor.
  • Students learn that they must not bookmark or forward an inappropriate page.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student demonstrates originality and inventiveness in work.
  • Student develops, implements, and communicates new ideas to others.
  • Student is open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
  • Student acts on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
  • Student exercises sound reasoning in understanding.
  • Student makes complex choices and decisions.
  • Student understands the interconnections among systems.
  • Student articulates thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing.


Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Appropriate Use of Information 

Information Technology > Internet > Appropriate Use of Information 


Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Cartoons

Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Information Technology > Internet > Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

English Language Arts 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 


Information Technology > Digital Communications > Ethics 

Internet Safety

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Internet Safety

Negative Impact

Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 


Information Technology > Internet > Safety


Information Technology > Internet > Safety 
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Teacher Notes:

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S.2.a Students cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world.
S.2.b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.
S.2.d Students manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online.
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