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Responsible Online Interactions
This is an NSTeens video about acceptable behaviour when playing an online game. Are you being competitive, or are you crossing the line and being a griefer?
Be Internet Awesome: Interland
Take an online adventure in Interland - these four challenging games let students put the key lessons of digital safety into hands-on practice.
Building your Brand: Establishing a Positive Online Presence
This is a two-page tip sheet created to help youth manage their online identity.
Citations for Beginners
This 3-minute animated video explains why students need to cite their sources in a bibliography and how citations are presented.
Friends or Fake?
Keyan’s new online friend wants to meet face-to-face, but is this is a good idea? Tad and Slick don’t think so!
Haters and Trolls
Here's a video with tips for how to deal with haters and trolls online.
Heads Up! Stop. Think. Click
Here's a reminder that before we post online, download a game or buy something, we should take a second to stop and think before we click. Just using our heads...
MediaSmarts: Behaving Ethically Online - Ethics and Values
In this lesson for grades 7 and 8, students consider how we come to hold values and how they affect our behaviour, especially online. The teacher then uses a fable to introduce students to the ways that values can be communicated both overtly and implicitly. (site)
MediaSmarts: Click if You Agree
MediaSmarts: Do the Right Thing
This is a tip sheet that encourages teen students to think ethically about their online behaviour. The tip sheet focuses on three key messages about respect: privacy, feelings and property.
MediaSmarts: Reality Check Game
This is a collection of engaging "missions" during which students read a story on a social network feed; the story might be entirely true, entirely false, or somewhere in between. Students click on different parts to see the clues and then decide how reliable the story is and how to respond. Each scenario is designed to be played in 15 minutes or less.
Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: My Virtual Life
The Canadian organization MediaSmarts has this lesson plan for grades 7-9. Students learn about online privacy and ethical behaviour by exploring their digital footprints.
Real-Life Stories - Split Decisions
Lily and Gabriela aren’t getting along, on- or offline. See examples of how pausing and considering what we post can change how things turn out.
Share with Care
Check out this video. It's a great reminder that the things we post online could have an impact on people in the real world.
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