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This week in CLC, third and fourth grade students will learn what it means to be a digital citizen. A digital citizen is a member of a worldwide community linked by the Internet. Students will learn that a good digital citizen is someone who acts safely, responsible, and respectfully online. All West students will sign a digital citizenship pledge, pledging to:
*Communicate responsibly and kindly with one anther.
*Protect our own and other’s private information.
*Stand up to cyberbullying.
*Respect each other’s ideas and opinions.
*Give proper credit when we use others work.
*Talk to our parents or another trusted adult when we have questions about the things we see or do online.
Please read the Digital Citizenship newsletter for more information and resources.
Internet Safety Lesson
This week in CLC, students have been taught to ask for permission from parents before giving out personal identity information online. Personal identity information includes:
- Full (first and last) name
- Street Address
- Name of School
- Email Address
- Phone Numbers
Resources for Students and Parents
Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs
Interactive game that reinforces the need for students to keep their personal information private while online.
Take the online safety quiz and review how to stay safe online.
Fall 2016 Internet Safety Newsletter
As specified under Illinois School Code, all school districts must incorporate Internet Safety lessons in the curriculum. At West School our Internet Safety curriculum includes:
Keeping our Private Information Safe