ISAFE Digital Learning Curriculum Library
Welcome to ISAFE's curriculum library. Access over 450+ digital lesson plans comprised of cross-curricular instructional materials and resources that prepare students for life in the 21st century.
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Our curriculum is broken into eight themes centered around technology access, digital communication, online etiquette, digital literacy, e-commerce, digital ethics, privacy & security, digital health, and personal safety. You may view our digital lessons by selecting one of the themes below.
Students come to understand that, as digital citizens, they have certain rights and responsibilities. They examine social issues, relationships, guidelines, and determine the personal and social consequences of online actions and interactions. This theme includes student empowerment, activism and community engagement.
Students learn to control the flow of their personal information on the Internet. They learn that anyone can access personal information shared online with the public, and they determine the types of information to keep private. Students come to understand that, while privacy settings provide some control over who can access and use personal information, even private information can go public. Nothing shared online is ever completely private.
Students learn that their online actions and interactions leave a trail of digital footprints. These digital footprints form an online persona. Students come to understand the relationship between their online identity, offline identity and reputation. They learn that digital footprints are difficult to erase. Students learn how to create and manage a positive and safe online identity that will follow them in the years to come.
Students come to understand that digital security is essential to safeguard their personal information and digital devices. They examine security threats such as SPAM, scams, malware, hacking and identity theft that arise in a variety of online environments such as e-mail, online shopping sites, mobile apps and social media. Students learn to prevent security issues by applying their knowledge and skills. They create strong passwords, understand the importance of security software and updates, select secure sites and networks, recognize vulnerabilities, and detect potential threats.
Online safety is the ability to protect oneself while interacting with others online. Students learn to distinguish between safe and unsafe online contacts. They learn to recognize potential threats to their personal safety and well-being. They detect the warning signs of an unsafe conversations and develop safety guidelines to prevent risky situations. Students learn how to report incidents related to online safety including but not limited to cyber bullying, harassment, stalking, grooming, and online solicitation.
Students learn how to make sound decisions based on guiding principles. They come to understand that laws and policies apply to everyone that uses Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Students examine legal and ethical issues such as plagiarism, copyright, identity theft, hacking, harassment and other online crimes. Students may participate in debate over ethical issues or practice persuasive writing.
Media & Information Literacy
Students gain the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create and use various media-based communication formats. Students interpret messages transmitted through Information and Communications Technology (ICT) including Internet publications, infographics, charts, images, videos, audio recordings and multimedia presentations. They learn to effectively locate, evaluate and use information for research and writing. They determine whether an online source is valid and reliable. They distinguish between fact and opinion; bias and objectivity. Students exercise communication etiquette as a 21st century skill.
Students gain the ability to effectively and responsibly select and use technology to accomplish a goal or task whether individually or in collaborative groups. They develop an understanding of devices, platforms and online environments. They learn how technology works and how to use digital tools in ways that are safe, effective and responsible.
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