Internet Safety Curriculum

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    These Internet safety curricula will help you provide the highest quality education in a safe, respectful, and violence-free environment. We recommend you choose an evidence-based curriculum or proven program, but have provided other options as well. For a much more extensive list of Internet safety resources, BCPS employees can go to our department's SharePoint resource warehouse. For the most updated curriculum, go to its website. Inclusion does not imply endorsement.

    anti-defamation league

    Anti-Defamation League (ADL)

    Grades K-12

    ADL's anti-bias education helps to create and sustain an inclusive and violence-free school. ADL has lessons on all violence prevention-related topics, many with videos.

    A Thin Line

    A Thin Line, MTV

    Grades 5-12

    Things that start out as a funny wall post, a sarcastic photo comment, or a flirty text can turn hurtful, obnoxious, or even abusive. This site provides videos, facts, quizzes, and advice about boundary-defying activities like sexting, constant messaging, spying, and digital disrespect – so your students will know where the line is, and be ready to draw their own.

    B4 U Click

    B4UClick

    Grades K-12, Parents, Community

    A resource aimed at creating a way to educate, communicate, and report online abuse. It has supporting resources for students, parents, caregivers, and educators on online safety to keep themselves and their computers safe from harm.

    Bystander Revolution

    Bystander Revolution

    Grades K-12

    Designed to combat bullying on a range of topics, this site contains numerous videos featuring celebrities and youth. They are high quality, generally short, and come with lessons.

    character education

    Character Education

    Grades K-12

    Each Monthly Character Education Newsletter and Family Newsletter contains lessons, videos, and activities on BCPS's 8 character traits. These traits promote positive behavior and create a safer and more respectful learning environment for our students. 

    Child Safety Matters

    Child Safety Matters, Monique Burr Foundation

    Grades K-8

    The program is provided at no cost to FL public elementary school teachers, learn more. Lessons educate and empower students with information and strategies to prevent, recognize, and respond appropriately to bullying, cyberbullying, all types of child abuse, digital abuse, and other digital dangers.

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    Common Sense Education, Digital Citizenship Curriculum

    Grades K-12

    The online curriculum is made up of 65 grade-differentiated lesson plans. The Scope & Sequence consists of 3 units for grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8, and 4 units for grades 9-12. Each unit has 5 lessons, family activities, and professional development resources. Topics include cyberbullying, privacy, safety, and more. Take a look at their Teachers' Essential Guide to Cyberbullying Prevention.

    cyberbullying versus the first amendment

    Cyberbullying vs. the 1st Amendment for Administrators

    Administrators

    BCPS Administrators can attend this workshop and learn the legal parameters of where freedom of speech ends and suspension begins. Contact our department to learn more.

    Everfi curriculum

    EVERFI

    Grades K-12

    Delivers free engaging digital resources to equip students with critical skills for success beyond the classroom. The digital education platform has free lessons, videos, surveys, assessments, and interactive exercises that teach financial capability, character, substance abuse prevention, STEM, health & wellness, social-emotional learning, relationship skills, cultural & civic literacy, and career preparedness.

     FBI SOS

    FBI, SOS (Safe Online Surfing) 

    Grades 3-8

    Teachers register, then their students can take the online safety interactive courses designed as online games with tests. It has both English and Spanish games.

    Fl DOE Comprehensive Health Education Mandates

    FL DOE Comprehensive Health Education Mandates

    Grades K-12

    The State Board of Education Rule 6A-1.094121, F.A.C., requires a minimum of five hours of instruction related to mental and emotional health education for every student in grades K-12 annually. The content areas to be taught are mental and emotional health, substance use and abuse prevention, internet safety and/or human trafficking, and character education.

    free resource list

    FREE Prevention Resource List

    Grades K-12

    This list of free materials, multimedia, and curriculum is divided into 6 strands of prevention.

    i Keep Safe

    iKeepSafe

    Grades K-12

    Teaches basic rules of Internet safety to children and parents, reaching them online and in school. Provides K-12 curriculum and videos.

    In Ctrl Digital Citizenship

    InCtrl, Teaching Digital Citizenship

    Grades 4-8

    A series of free standards-based lessons and videos teach key digital citizenship concepts through inquiry-based activities and collaborative and creative opportunities.

    isafe

    iSafe

    Grades K-12

    Provides lessons and videos preparing students for life in the 21st century while exceeding CIPA/E-Rate requirements. Topics include cyberbullying, academic dishonesty, digital safety, privacy, and security. Access lessons via our department's SharePoint.

    kindness in the classroom

    Kindness in the Classroom, Random Acts of Kindness

    Grades K-12

    Offers free lesson plans, kindness projects, and kindness club ideas. The curriculum features developmentally appropriate, standards-aligned lessons teaching important social and emotional (SEL) skills.

    teaching tolerance

    Learning for Justice (formerly Teaching Tolerance)

    Grades K-12

    Access downloadable curricula, classroom activities, e-newsletter, and order free DVD/Film kits.

    Media Smarts

    Media Smarts, Canada’s Center for Digital and Media Literacy
    Grades K-12, Parents

    Contains numerous resources in the form of games, guides, lesson plans, tip sheets, and workshops on the topics of alcohol marketing, body image, technology usage, online safety, cyberbullying, digital citizenship, diversity and minorities, gender representation, human rights, media literacy, sexting, tobacco marketing, violence and much more.

    netcetera

    Net Cetera

    Grades K-12

    The toolkit includes presentations, videos, and brochures (order online) encouraging students and parents to reduce online risks and cyberbullying. Available via our department's SharePoint or online.

    netsmartz

    NetSmartz

    Grades K-12

    Toolkits, downloadable videos, and lessons on Internet safety and cyberbullying. Available via our SharePoint or online at https://www.netsmartz.org/Educators.

    planting seeds

    Planting Seeds of Prevention Curriculum Book

    Grades K-12

    Contains prevention curriculum on violence prevention, instructional strategies, health and wellness, and substance abuse prevention.

    Reality Avenue

    Reality Avenue, "Cyberlife: What’s Really Happening Online?"

    Grades 6-12

    This 30-minute video lesson empowers students to take control of their Internet experience and remain safe while online. Download the video and utilize the Lesson Plan with discussion prompters. You can also download and view the video's script. Reality Avenue has two show formats, 1) twelve, 30-minute shows on prevention topics such as Body Image, Addiction, the Internet, Teen Stress, Self Injury, Diversity, Self Esteem, Depression/Anger, Bullying, Divorce, Character, and Relationships 2) eight, 10-15 minute shows on the District’s eight character traits.

    Reality Lane

    Reality Lane

    Grades K-5

    This series of 8 engaging character prevention education television programs are 10-15 minutes long and relate to each of the District’s character traits: cooperation (September), responsibility (October), citizenship (November), kindness (December), respect (January), honesty (February), self-control (March), and tolerance (April). The shows have class lessons and discussion prompters as well.

    sanford harmony

    Sanford Harmony

    Grades PreK-6

    The Social and Emotional (SEL) teaching program uses teaching strategies with activities to reduce bullying by developing student skills to communicate, cooperate, connect, embrace diversity, and resolve conflict. 

    sharepoint

    SharePoint

    This website hosts only a portion of our resources on the 6 strands of prevention. BCPS employees can access our extensive warehouse of resources in our department's SharePoint.

    Support Group Method

    The Support Group Method of Bullying Intervention

    Grades 6-12

    This 7-step, non-punitive, group intervention seeks to reduce bullying by increasing empathy and bystander action.

    think b4u post

    Think B4U Post

    Grades 3-12

    A 5 subject Internet safety program toolkit with assemblies, lessons, and marketing materials. Inspire your students to practice safe and respectful online communication. View the Toolkit or contact us for more information at 754-321-1655.

    your actions your life

    Your Choice, Your Action, Your Life

    Grades 3-12

    Use these PSA videos, made with BCPS students, along with their corresponding lesson plans, to raise awareness and spark dialogue around issues related to bullying and diversity.

     

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