Don't Feed the Phish
Internet scams are part of being online today, but many kids might not be aware of them. How do we help our students avoid being tricked into clicking malicious links or giving out private information? Use this lesson to help kids avoid online identity theft and phishing schemes.
Warm Up: Safe or Unsafe?10 mins.
Explore: How Identity Theft Happens15 mins.
Analyze: How to Catch a Phish15 mins.
Wrap Up: Stay Safe from Scams5 mins.
Have students apply what they have learned by completing the “Scams and Phishing” Activity on TestDrive, a social media simulator. Students go through a self-guided activity to reinforce key concepts and practice protecting their private information. For more information, download the Social Media TestDrive Educator Guide.