DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP TOOLKITS AND LESSON PLAN RESOURCES
Use this toolkit to help students reflect on gender stereotypes: where they come from, how we learn them, and how they can shape the media that we consume and create.
Grades 9-12 Lessons:
Start by reading the Gender and Digital Life Teacher Backgrounder for high school teachers. Then dive in to the lessons below to challenge your students to think critically about how gender impacts their digital lives.
- Feeling on Display: Students reflect on different intentions behind editing, posting, and commenting on online photos.
- Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships: Students explore the risks and responsibilities of carrying out romantic relationships in the digital world.
- Becoming a Web Celeb: Students explore the upside and downside of becoming famous online and reflect on whether the experience can differ for boys and girls.
ONLINE TRAINING MODULES FOR EDUCATORS
9-12 Curriculum Training
Common Sense Education provides high-quality digital literacy and citizenship programs to educators and school communities.
Though this tutorial includes multiple steps, they are designed to be bite-sized and should take approximately an hour to complete.
You will be introduced to the topic of digital citizenship and our Digital Citizenship Curriculum.
Student Online Privacy Training
This 45-minute interactive online course for educators will introduce the topic of student online privacy and offer concrete best practices for managing the risks to students.
It will include specific tools and methods for assessing the privacy and security of products commonly used in the classroom, and it will support teachers in mitigating the risk of student data being compromised.
Make sure to complete the survey at the end of the course to receive your training completion confirmation.
Requires a Google Account login
ONLINE EDUCATOR RESOURCES
Everything educators need to empower the next generation of digital citizens. Free award-winning K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum.
A collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
Learn about digital citizenship, Internet safety, security, privacy, cyberbullying, sexting, reputation management and more so you can help kids embrace technology safely and wisely.