Resources for Teaching

Teacher's First Internet Safety Resources: Contains a short, but well curated list of K-12 Internet safety resources. Definitely check out MTV's A Thin Line and
the eBook Own Your Space: Digital Book for Teens by Linda McCarthy
Video and Media OnGuard Online
Common Sense on E-rate and CIPA Toolkits for Schools and District
Lesson Plans and Student Activity Sheets in Common Sense - Grades 2-12
Cybersmart in Common Sense - Grades 6-8
Kids Safety on the Internet
6 Steps to fighting Cyberbullying

Real-Life Stories Videos
NetSmartzĀ® is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited ChildrenĀ® and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for children (ages 5-17), parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet. The NetSmartz Workshop can be accessed at and

Instructional Technology Specialist's Google Doc for planning purposes.

Other School/District websites: teaching Internet Safety

Montgomery County Public Schools in Christiansburg, VA
Best Foot Foward - online video
Digital Citzenship wiki (personal safety)
Mr.Peters' High School Technology Integration Wiki - Cybercitizenship New PD Module (WIP) - high school (with Essential Questions)

Internet Safety Web Quests

Other Resources

Bullying Books as a bookmark - from the Library Teachers
Cyberbullying Resarch
Free publications from the Federal Trade Commission
OnGuard Online - practical tips from federal government and technology industry to help you protect against fraud, secure your computer and protect your personal information.