Common Sense Education empowers students and educators with digital citizenship tools and teaching strategies to advance learning in the digital age.
Effective methods to teach students about online behavior and personas, along with their consequences. This video shows a lesson that allows the teacher to be the leader, students to record evidence,
Watch how teachers can discuss and evaluate safe internet usage with young students. Curriculum uses scenarios and color cards for students to put themselves in others shoes. Common Core Standards for
Teaching students about their digital footprints at a young age is important. They need to know about safe and unsafe ways to use the Internet. See a clever lesson on digital footprints that gets stud
Students need to know about Fair Use, copyrights and how they relate to their research and own lives. Watch a video showing a lesson teachers can easily recreate that introduces fair use to students.
Students are doing research online. Learn how to teach students to use critical thinking in finding trustworthy sites and analyzing different websites. This lesson is consistent with the Common Core S
Students need to learn about Digital Citizenship at a young age. Watch how teachers can bring Digital Citizenship into an English Language lesson that lines up with the Common Core, and includes a gal
Sexting is a very sensitive subject. Learn ways that teachers can introduce the topic of sexting to students, and how to talk about the dangers and consequences of it.
Email etiquette is important. Knowing when to be formal and when you can be informal in an email is key. Watch a video with tips on teaching email etiquette to students.
Teaching students about copyright, fair use, creative commons and public domain is an important part of giving them skills to do research. See how one teacher introduces the concept of copyright and f
See how teachers can address the topic of digital footprints with middle school students. Teaching methods used in this lesson include sharing real life examples, setting up challenges for students, r
Making the online world a better place starts with you!
Treat others the way you want to be treated, offline and online! Being positive on the web means that you should only post, comment or forward something, if ...
Know how to identify scams online. If someone offers you some new shoes, a free iPad or an all expense paid trip to Hawaii, you should be suspicious. These o...
The settings on the sites you visit allow you to choose what you share and who you share with. Understand and adjust your settings on the sites and apps you ...
Most of us have things on the web that we want to keep safe. One of the best ways to keep those things secure is to make sure that you have set strong passwo...
To help create the best version of your online story, remember to think before you share. Anything you post online can be forwarded, copied, and found, and t...