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DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

Chatting Safely Online

Posted on by Jamie Knowles

Games, social media, and other online spaces give kids opportunities to meet and chat with others outside the confines of their real-life communities. But how well do kids actually know the people they're meeting and interacting with? Help students consider whom…

Topics

Relationships & Communication

Grades

6

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

Digital Drama Unplugged

Posted on by Jamie Knowles

Miscommunication is a common occurrence online and on social media. Plus, being behind a screen makes it easier to say things they wouldn't say in person. So how do we help students avoid the pitfalls of digital drama? Help them learn tips on avoiding…

Topics

Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech

Grades

6

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

Finding Credible News

Posted on by Eisha Buch

The web is full of questionable stuff, from rumors and inaccurate information to outright lies and so-called fake news. So how do we help students weed out the bad and find what's credible? Help students dig into why and how false information ends up online in…

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Grades

6

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

Finding Balance in a Digital World

Posted on by Eisha Buch

We use digital media every day, from texting, streaming TV shows, and gaming all the way to using voice assistants or ordering our food online. For today's kids, it's a lot more than just "screen time." So how can we help students balance their online and…

Topics

Media Balance & Well-Being

Grades

6

Reviews of Apps & Websites

School of Dragons

Science MMORPG fosters solid learning opportunities ... with dragons

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

K–7

Price

Free

Platforms

Facebook, iPhone, Windows, Web

ARTICLES

Easy Ways to Connect SEL to Common Digital Dilemmas

Posted on Thu, 02/02/2023 - 10:29 by Jennifer Ehehalt

Integrating SEL might be easier than you think.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, Social & Emotional Learning

Reviews of Apps & Websites

ABCmouse for Teachers

Cartoon classroom has wide variety of point-and-click learning

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews
Privacy Rating
Expert evaluation by Common Sense

Grades

Pre-K–2

Price

Free, Free to try, Paid

Platforms

Web

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Top Websites for Teachers to Find Lesson Plans

Posted on by Shira Lee Katz

Discover the perfect lesson plan for any subject.

Grades

Pre-K–12

Reviews of Apps & Websites

HOMER: Fun Learning for Kids

Early learners explore fun activities to gain literacy skills and more

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 4 reviews
Privacy Rating
Expert evaluation by Common Sense

Grades

Pre-K–2

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Android, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Kindle Fire

Reviews of Apps & Websites

NexGen News

Biweekly, homespun news site offers useful videos and lessons

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
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Not yet reviewed

Grades

6–8

Price

Free to try

Platforms

Web

CURATED LISTS

News Literacy Games, Tools, and Lessons

Posted on by Tanner Higgin

Great apps and websites for building critical literacy skills.

Grades

K–12

Topics

News & Media Literacy

Reviews of Apps & Websites

PBS NewsHour Classroom

Trusted news brand's current events site offers daily discussions

Learning Rating
Editorial review by Common Sense Education
Community Rating
Based on 5 reviews

Grades

6–12

Price

Free

Platforms

Web

Reviews of Apps & Websites

Coming Soon: Animoto: Video Maker & Editor

Grades

7–12

Price

Free, Free to try, Paid

Platforms

Web, iPhone, iPod Touch, Mac, Windows

ARTICLES

Teaching Digital Citizenship to Students Who Learn and Think Differently

Posted on Fri, 01/27/2023 - 02:00 by Bob Cunningham

Make sure all students have a chance to build these essential skills.

Grades

K–12

Topics

Digital Citizenship, Equity & Inclusion

DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP LESSON PLANS

Protecting Online Reputations

Posted on by Jamie Knowles

Tagging friends on social media is a great way to connect with others and capture memorable experiences. But what if they don't want to be tagged? Encourage your students to take responsibility for how they may affect the digital footprints of others. See the…

Topics

Digital Footprint & Identity

Grades

9