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1 Internet Safety with Miranda
An interactive presentation by Stephanie Gibson ITC 525 Summer I 2010

2 Menu Scenario One Scenario Two Scenario Three Scenario Four
Watch the Video and then test your internet savvy with three different scenarios: Rules for staying safe Scenario One Scenario Two Scenario Three Scenario Four Links to more of Miranda’s favorite sites More Quizzes Credits Standards

3 Miranda tells us about her favorite websites.

4 Staying Safe On-line Staying safe in the virtual world is a lot like staying safe in the real world. Don’t talk to strangers. Ask permission to go somewhere new. Talk to a trusted adult whenever you feel uncomfortable. Treat others as you would like to be treated. Answer the following questions to see if you are ready to handle the internet. With each correct answer, you will find a link to one of Miranda’s favorite websites.

5 Scenario One You are searching for information for a report for Health class. You open the wrong link and see some pictures that make you feel uncomfortable. You: Close the page, shut down the computer, and hope no one ever finds out that you saw it. Close the page and tell a trusted adult. Copy the link and send it to your five best friends. It makes you laugh just to think about their reactions.

6 Scenario Two You are in a chat room chatting with your friends, and a screen name you don’t know pops into the conversation. She says she thinks the assembly was lame too, and then asks who your homeroom teacher is. You: Ask her to tell her homeroom teacher first. If she names a teacher at your school, you know she is for real. Text “OMG you go to Campbell Elementary too? I am Natalie Smith. Who are you?” Tell her you have to go and sign out. She might be someone from your school, but she might also be an adult pretending to be a kid. It’s better to be safe!

7 Scenario Three You are excited to try a new game your friends keep talking about, but when you try to play, a screen pops up telling you to update your browser. You don’t know what that means, but you really want to play the game. You: Click “okay.” Nothing will stand between you and keeping up with the latest game. Ask a trusted adult. You know its not a good idea to download something without an adult’s permission. Call a friend and ask if she got that pop-up too. If she did, it must be okay.

8 Scenario Four You have found a new website that you want to explore, when you fill in your profile, you give them: Your full name, address, hobbies, and a cute photo. Your first name, hometown and a photo of your cat. A made-up screen name and a list of some of your favorite things.

9 Reward yourself with a visit to one of Miranda’s favorite sites:
National Geographic Kids has fun videos, games and stories. Scenario Two

10 You earned a good laugh. Check out this video:
Phineas and Ferb’s internet safety PSA Scenario Three

11 Great job! Take a break and play a game:
Miranda recommends “Penguin Drop!” Scenario Four

12 Talking to a trusted adult will make you feel better.
When you see something that makes you feel uncomfortable, it is not your fault. Talking to a trusted adult will make you feel better. Try again

13 You are not really that mean to your friends are you?
If it made you feel bad, it will make them feel bad too. Spreading inappropriate content is a form of cyber-bullying. Don’t do it. Try Again

14 Never download anything without a trusted adult’s permission.
It may contain something you do not want to see, or a virus that could harm your computer. It is worth the wait to have an adult check it out first. Try Again

15 Only chat with people you know off-line, no matter what they say to make you think you know them.
Being in a chat room is like going trick-or-treating. You can only identify your friends when you know their costumes. The screen name is like a costume. Unless you recognize your friend’s screen name, you do not know who you are really chatting with. It could be another kid, but it could also be an adult who means harm. Try again

16 Great work! Now that you know how to be safe, ask a trusted adult
To help you set up a private Diigo account like Miranda’s. More quizzes See more links

17 Never give out personal information on-line.
No one needs to know your real name, your parents’ names, your address, your phone number, your school or your town. It is okay to share likes and dislikes, but you are safer if you do not share personal information. Try Again

18 More of Miranda’s favorite links
Yahoo Kids Discovery Girls Kids Click Whyville Infotopia New Moon Girls

19 Would you like to test your knowledge further?

20 Credits and Resources Resources
Thanks to Miranda, for a great job telling us about how she stays safe on the internet. Resources Deschene, Lori. “Are You Tech-Safe?” Discovery Girls (2010): “Internet Safety Lesson Plans” Safe Internet Surfing. Viewed online 3 June 2010. “Rules of the Road for Kids.” Common Sense Media. Viewed online 4 June 2010.

21 Standards Students who identify the correct answers to these questions demonstrate a developing mastery of the following standards: ISTE Educational Technology Standards for Students 5.a. Advocate and practice safe, legal and responsible use of information and technology. AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner Use information and technology ethically and responsibly. PDE Academic Standards I could not find any PDE standards that address internet safety or responsible use of technology.

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