Q3 Cybersavvy Step 1

6. Cyber Safety

Activity 1: Imagine you are a parent/guardian or teacher. Your goal is to help students, or your child, be safe and secure online. You listen to this 3-minute video about Cybersecurity awareness. It is helpful but is missing some important points. Talk with a partner, small group, or class, and list three or more things that you feel are important to add to his video message.

Direct link to the video

Cyber security awareness for kids (3:00)

Activity 2: Check your cyber-savvy knowledge.

Take this interactive Media Smarts challenge, "How cyber-savvy are you?" which has 11 questions. Click on the Start Cyber Security Quiz link that looks like this image on the websitecybersecurityquizicon.

When you have completed it review the answers to learn from what you might have missed.

This is a very animated and interactive game that is noisy, so we recommend you use headphones when playing it. The game does not require a login nor account.

It was developed in the United Kingdom by for students between the ages of 8-10.

Link to the Game

Screenshot of an Interactive Game called Band Runner for 8-10 year olds for Cyber safety steps.


MITECS Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

2. Digital Citizen
a. Cultivate and manage their digital identity and reputation and are aware of the permanence of their actions in the digital world
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property
d. Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online