Internet Safety and Cyber Bullying

Tips to make our internet a safe and positive place.

Internet Safety Tips From Common Sense Media

1. Guard your privacy

2. Protect your reputation (think before you post!)

3. Nothing is private online.

4. Assume everyone is watching

5. Apply the golden rule.

6. Watch the clock.

7. Choose wisely.

8. You're never anonymous.

9. Think about what you see (just because it's online doesn't mean it's true).

10. Be smart and safe (if you wouldn't do it in person then don't do it online).

From: http://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/internet-safety-tips-for-high-school-kids

Safe Web Surfing: Top Tips for Kids and Teens Online

Cyberbullying

"Cyberbullying is the use of technology to harass, threaten, embarrass or target another person." - http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/feelings/cyberbullying.html?tracking=P_RelatedArticle


1. Don't respond (block the bully).

2. Don't retaliate (don't be a bully, be civil). If you wouldn't say it in person, don't say it online.

3. Save the evidence

4. Talk to a trusted adult.

Cyber Bullying Virus

Your assignment

Addressing Internet Safety and Cyber bullying

In a group of 3, come up with a way to raise awareness about cyber bullying or to educate people on internet safety (should be geared towards students). Some options:


1. Create a video using iMovie or windows movie maker.

2. Make a song and record it on the iPad.

3. Create a digital book using UDL Book Builder.

4. Create an interactive poster on ThingLink.

5. Create a comic on BitStrips.


Any other ideas must be approved by the teacher first!



You must include:

1. At least 2 statistics.

2. At least 5 tips for your viewers

3. Your sources (you can use the sources listed here or find your own, but make sure they are valid).