Beyond Internet Safety
For a long time, Internet safety stressed 'stranger danger.' But studies have shown that only kids who were already inclined toward risky behavior were the ones likely to get into trouble. Instead, Internet safety is more akin to being a responsible driver. Kids need to understand the rules of the road so they can maximize their privacy and minimize the risks of damaging their reputations.
How can a secure password help you protect your private information?
In this lesson, students learn tips for creating safe passwords. They explore scenarios in which two characters choose passwords, and they use the tips they have learned to create secure new ones for those characters. They then create posters to communicate password tips to their families and other student