Online Safety

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Estimated Time:15 minutes

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Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: URL, World Wide Web, author credibility, citation, copyright, credibility, fair use, information accuracy, information validity, intellectual property, research, search engine, top level domain, validity, web browser, website


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to respect intellectual property of others by citing information found online.
  • Student learns various methods for evaluating the validity of information on the World Wide Web.
  • Student learns about copyrights and fair use laws.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student develops knowledge of search strategies for finding information online.
  • Student evaluates the validity of information and the credibility of a website's author.
  • Student learns how to create reference citations for Web sites.

Subjects:

Accuracy of Information 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Accuracy of Information 

Addressing Systems / IP Protocol 

Information Technology > Internet > Addressing Systems / IP Protocol 

Addressing Systems 

Information Technology > Networking > Addressing Systems 

Authoritativeness

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Authoritativeness

Authoritativeness

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Authoritativeness

Citations

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Research > Citations

Citations

Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Research > Citations

Copyright

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Copyright/Plagiarism

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Copyright/Plagiarism

Copyright/Plagiarism

Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Copyright/Plagiarism

Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Electronic and/or websites

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > Electronic and/or websites

Electronic and/or websites

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > Electronic and/or websites

Ethical Usage

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Ethical Usage

Evaluation for Specific Use 

Information Technology > Internet > Evaluation for Specific Use 

Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content

Media Literacy > Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content

Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content 

Media Literacy > Fair Use Guidelines for Multimedia and Digital Content 

General (includes making a bibliography)

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > General (includes making a bibliography)

General (includes making a bibliography)

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > General (includes making a bibliography)

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

General Skills

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > General Skills

Inaccurate Information

Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Inaccurate Information

Information Accuracy

Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Information Accuracy

Information Accuracy 

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Information Accuracy 

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

Intellectual Property

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Internet

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

Laws / Ethics / Ownership / Influences

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Credibility of Media Sources > Laws / Ethics / Ownership / Influences

Online Citations

Language Arts > Research > Copyright > Online Citations

Photos / Photography / Analyze Photographs

Language Arts > Research > Photos / Photography / Analyze Photographs

Plagiarism

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Plagiarism

Plagiarism

Language Arts > Research > Plagiarism

Plagiarism

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Plagiarism

Research

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research

Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

Information Technology > Internet > Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

Responsible Use

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Responsible Use

Responsible Use

Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Responsible Use

Search Engines 

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Engines 

Search Strategies 

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies 

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Web Page Design 

Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Design 

Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Web Searches 

Information Technology > Internet > Web Searches 
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Teacher Notes:

  • Being able to evaluate the validity of information on the Web is important, as many students will choose the first link listed in a search engine. In addition to learning how to read URLs for the source of the information, today's students must be able to determine if a website's information is accurate and timely.

Extension Ideas:

  • You may choose to give students additional practice for evaluating websites. Have students find examples of websites that are valid and relevant to a topic and those that are not. Students can share their examples with a partner or a small group, explaining their reasoning behind their determination of that website's validity.

Standards:

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.c Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
S.3.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
1A-AP-13 Give attribution when using the ideas and creations of others while developing programs. (P7.3)
1B-AP-14 Observe intellectual property rights and give appropriate attribution when creating or remixing programs. (P7.3)
ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
ELA-Literacy.W.2.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
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