What is digital security?
Digital security is having the ability to protect electronic data. This is much like securing a bike to a bike rack, but with our personal information and devices.
- "How do students protect their technology in a digital society?"
- "How can students be taught to protect themselves and their equipment from harm?"
Classroom Lesson Starter
Check out What's the Big Deal About Digital Privacy (9-12) from Common Sense Media for a more detailed lesson plan.
For younger students, discuss the importance of strong passwords. Show them how to use other symbols in place of letters in a familiar word. For example, a 3 for an E or an @ for an a. Have them choose familiar words and substitute symbols for letters !
The lesson: Powerful Passwords (K-2) from Common Sense Media can help you get started.