Privacy & Security
- Manage their personal data to maintain digital privacy and security and are aware of data-collection technology used to track their navigation online (from the MITECS Digital Citizen Competency 2d).
Everyone values their privacy and wants to feel safe at home and online. These desires work together in positive ways, but if found uneducated, the results can lead to sometimes dangerous situations such as identity theft. Understanding how to be safe and managing one's public persona on social media can help the navigation of safe travel through sometimes dangerous online seas.
Privacy & Security Overview and entry points into the toolkit.
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- Privacy & Security and Internet safety backgrounder
View these helpful guides regarding the core topics that this toolkit section focuses on.
- Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety: Digital Citizenship
This site includes a wealth of information and resources on multiple aspects of Digital Citizenship. Its theme is about safety and privacy.
Podcasts are effective ways to learn about topics while on the go. As you explore these podcast for deeper understanding of this toolkit section, also consider how you could build your own, and those by students, in the classroom.
- Be Internet Awesome/Interland
This guide provides helpful tips to discuss and guide students on safe practices. Some topics include: “Secure Your Secrets” and “Don’t Fall for Fake”
- Privacy & Security by Keith Tramper
View this slidedeck for practical tools and resources to support keeping your work secure, and that of students.
- Data Detox
This creative look at one’s privacy teaches through participation in a process for learning about one’s own digital presence. Less than 30 minutes over 8 days could be a new you.
Here’s a simple and straightforward explanation about Digital Citizenship. Great in classrooms that use Nearpod.
- 21 Things 4 Students - Thing 6
Use these activities with students to explore this important topic. Plan for reflection conversations after they complete any of the tasks.
- Explore using password managers for using secure passwords, i.e. LastPass
- Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative
Here are references and resources by the Michigan Attorney General’s office to support your work on Cyber Safety.
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