#CelebrateWithDE – Cyber Monday

Happy Cyber Monday! On November 27, 2017, people everywhere will celebrate the special deals you can find online. While so many people are going online in search of goodies, we want to encourage our students to go online in search of the good: safe, accurate, secure, and – yes – fun and fascinating things. Use the selected resources below or the CyberMonday Digital Integration Kit (US subscribers only) to highlight cyber safety and security on Cyber Monday. Share your student work with us at #CelebrateWithDE.


Featured Resources

Pause and Think Online
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Full Video

Animated music video featuring online safety guidelines.


LEARN

After watching a selection of the following resources, ask students revisit one resource (or more) and review it more closely. Have students use a webbing tool to identify key ideas and details as they come up. Using your preferred graphic organizer (e.g., circle web, outline, chart), have the students identify 3 key ideas and supporting details for each.
 
Common Sense Media K-5: My Online Neighborhood
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades K-2, 3-5, Full Video

Highlights ways the Internet can be a tool to communicate and identifies safety rules.
 
Common Sense Media K-5: Connected Culture
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming, Social Studios Techbook
Grades K-2, 3-5, Full Video

Emphasizes using the Internet in a positive, helpful, and respectful way.
 
Keep Safety Roo Teen: Surf the Net
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades K-2, 3-5, Song

Helps children understand and follow rules about using the Internet.
 
Warnings for Social Media
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades 6-8, 9-12, Video Segment

Explains ways to avoid having one’s information compromised online.
 
Reuters News: 2017-04-26: British Teens Trained in Cyber Warfare
(Canadian Version)
Discovery Education Streaming
Grades 6-8, 9-12, Full Video

Schoolchildren in Britain participated in a contest to spark interest in fighting hackers.
 
Cyber Defense: How Can You Make Passwords More Secure?
Math Techbook
Grades 9-12, Core Interactive Text

Challenges students to calculate probability of password security.


APPLY

Use the SOS Strategy: Exit Ticket (Canadian Version) to assess how well students understand the material. Using exit tickets can also support the retention of new information in students’ minds. Since it’s important that students have a solid understanding of internet safety issues, ask students to review their key points from the media they studied and rank them in order of importance on their exit tickets. Collect the tickets as the students leave the room (or finish the activity) and review them to determine whether there are misunderstandings about internet safety that you can address with the whole class.


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