“This is exactly what I was looking for! Digital citizenship felt like a challenging topic for first graders, but I never imagined it could be so fun!”
Connect, Explore, Discover
Smart & Safe on the Internet
This program is the first in a series but it can also stand alone.
This fun, interactive series explores digital citizenship with a crew of puppet friends. Learners in grades pre-K-4 will get loads of practical tips for digital citizenship as they guide their new puppet friends to solve real-world problems in technology. Developmentally appropriate activities prepare learners with future-ready skills. This unique online learning experience is based on the SEL zones of regulation model from Leah Kuypers, MA.Ed.
Lesson 4: Internet Safety
Pre-K & Kindergarten: Friends & Strangers on the Internet
Grade 1: Smart & Safe on the Internet
Grade 2: Safe or Not: Internet Safety Toolkits
Grade 3: To Share, or Not to Share?
Grade 4: Information Privacy & Me
Length: 1 class period (flexible)
Target Audience: grades pre-K-4
Up to 100 participants via Zoom Webinar or one full class via standard video conferencing call.
This program is taught by an experience online educator, accompanied by a few puppet friends. The participation flows naturally between educators and learners through active discussion.
- Meet and Greet
- Problem of the Day: inquiry & discovery of internet safety
- Activity 1: safe choices
- Zones of Regulation
- Activity 2: internet safety & feelings
- Solution of the Day: safety of self & others
- Sort safe and unsafe internet behavior.
- Compare & contrast scenarios of internet safety.
- Make the safest choice with personal information.
- Identify feelings related to internet safety.