Describe the purpose of the Internet, focusing
on the communication/information aspect.Compare this resource to others used for communication
Teach students to use online dictionaries and
Read any article or story on the topic of Internet
Safety. Check for comprehension ...
Have students highlight (identify) and
pertinent information in the article/story.
Have students write about /
answer questions on some of the
Which online safety rules were followed
would the best scenario be to change the outcome of the
Include computer technology/Internet vocabulary
in spelling lists.
students complete a Netiquette / Internet
Safety analogies page on (available on edHelper).
students correct netlingo messages:
She fell n love @ once. = She fell in love at once.
He wuz walking w/ friends. = He was walking with friends.
I see u! = I see you!
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integration ideas from the research
Using statistics students can answer Internet Safety
questions to find percentages.
percentage of teens have a public myspace profile?
If there are
[your data here] students at your school, how many of them are
have a public myspace profile, based on the percentage just calculated?
Use Computer related situations in
problems (simplifying or making harder as appropriate).Remember to discuss the stated topic while solving the
problem. Examples ...
Faith went online
and found a computer virus
protection kit that costs $15.00 per computer.If she has four computers in her house, how much
will it cost to
protect all computers?
Caroline gave her
e-mail password to 2 friends.Both
of her friend’s shared Caroline’s password with 3
Caroline, how many people now know Caroline’s password?
Joe e-mailed a
picture of himself to 7 of his
friends from school and 3 people he met in a chat room.What percentage of the people receiving
picture are his friends from school?
chatted on the Internet with 5 friends
from school and 5 individuals she did not know.What percentage of people, that she chatted with,
were unfamiliar to
There are 25 people
in Andrew’s class.If
Andrew tells 20% of the class his e-mail
password, how many classmates have access to his e-mail account?
When working with coordinate grids note how this system is
utilized by law enforcement and search and rescue teams to locate
document crime scenes.Explain
online predator could use this same system to locate someone, using
out in seemingly harmless communication.Follow-up with what information should be kept private.
Describe how the spread of information grows
that if you only
share information with two people, and they only share that information
two other people, before long many people will have that information.Have students make a
number pattern showing
2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64,
128, 256, 512, 1,024 …
When discussing predators (animals) compare and contrast to
predatory behavior online.
Guide students through science fair
research utilizing research
When focusing on the SOL: “The
student will recognize why government is
necessary in the classroom, school, and community by explaining the
rules and laws, relate this to “Online Safety
Rules” and the filtering system