Welcome to the 'Digital Citizenship' edition of Educator Resources. The links below include recommended resources to help empower children and youth with the skills they need to be "safe and smart online." 

Educator Resources:

  1. Curated by the National Film Board of Canada, the Mini-Lesson for Star Wars Kid: The Rise of Digital Shadows includes the full-length documentary and video clips with activities, for ages 12+, to explore the "complex and ever-changing relationship we have with social media and digital technology," including cyberbullying, identity, and healthy relationships.
  2. Designed and developed in partnership with Project Zero at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum includes free lessons (sign-up required for full access) that build digital citizenship skills needed to "make smart choices online and in life."
  3. A collaboration between Google, The Net Safety Collaborative, and the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, the Be Internet Awesome curriculum is designed to "help teach kids the skills they need to be safe and smart online." It includes offline activities and an adventure-packed online game, called Interland, that "makes learning about digital safety and citizenship interactive and fun...practicing the skills they need to be good digital citizens."

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