February 5th - Safer Internet Day
The CBE values internet safety. On Tuesday,
February 5, 2013 has been designated internationally as Safer Internet Day.
This will be the 10th annual Safer Internet Day, and schools are invited
to download a variety of resources from the Insafe website. In Canada, the
Canadian Centre for Child Protection has developed a range of information
resources and activities, including an online comic for elementary-aged
students, to help teachers, students and parents develop safe habits with
respect to technology and the Internet. These resources are available on their Program and Resources website.
Be Web Aware - Be Web Aware is a national, bilingual public education program on Internet
safety. The initiative was developed and supported by MediaSmarts,
Bell and Microsoft Canada.
Your Digital Presence – 2Learn.ca’s resources and tools to support digital life
Digital Citizenship Policy Development Guide – Alberta Education’s guide for school authorities.
Write Think - How to be safe online(http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/tips-howtos/safe- online-30119.html)
NetSmartz -NSTeens resources empower tweens (children ages 8 - 12) to
make safer online choices (http://www.nsteens.org/videos?issue=Email-IM-Chatrooms)
There are a number
of resources that are available directly through CORE (www.albertacore.ca)
to CORE first before selecting the links below :
Citizenship in the CBE - Digital Citizenship is having the
knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to demonstrate responsible and
respectful behaviour when using technology or participating in digital
MyWorld– MediaSmarts resources for Grades 9 to 12, containing information on authenticating online
information, reputation and privacy management, dealing with online
relationships and ethical use of the Internet. Alberta Education has
licensed this resource for Alberta teachers and student.
to the Internet– A MediaSmarts resource for
Grades 4 to 8, aimed at helping students to develop critical thinking skills
for their online experiences. Alberta Education has licensed this resource for
Alberta teachers and students. (https://www.albertacore.ca/items/bece3145-c655-4c83-9e57-e1e38d0b7182/1/)
Safety for Kids - Discusses
five ways for children to stay safe online, how to avoid being targeted by
Internet predators and the importance of sharing online experiences with a
parent or trusted adult. (https://www.albertacore.ca/items/c6aeb5f2-00e4-4721-bae8-e18fea4155e0/1/)
Digital Citizenship Principles - Dig into challenges and issues that
are often encountered in classrooms and apply your understanding of good
digital citizenship principles in this mini professional learning package. (https://www.albertacore.ca/items/6e42ac17-6142-4fb3-88a1-e9770bddeb2a/1/)