Here are some resources you can use to learn more about Data Privacy, Internet Safety, and Responsible Use
Internet Safety and Data Privacy
- Bouquet, R. (October 1, 2014). Four Ways to Help Students Avoid Online Identity Theft. PBS, Science of Learninghttp://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/blogs/education/2014/10/four-ways-to-help-students-avoid-online-identity-theft/)
- Be Internet Awesome (Google’s new Internet Safety Curriculum ), https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/ as shared by Richard Byrne, June 7, 2017 http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2017/06/be-internet-awesome-googles-new.html#.WU54FlPyu3I
- Download Be Internet AwesomePDF https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/pdfs/Google_BeInternetAwesome_DigitalCitizenshipSafety_Curriculum_.pdf
The game is set in a virtual world that students navigate by correctly answering questions about Internet safety. The graphics of the game are great and there are some elements in which students navigate, but there is also a heavy reliance multiple choice questions in the game. Watch an overview of the game in the video below.
YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJj2U7XuHdo
Be Internet Awesome is based on five key concepts for kids:
- Share with care.
- Don’t fall for fake.
- Secure your secrets.
- It’s cool to be kind.
- When in doubt, talk it out.