Curricular Ideas

Print Materials
Computer Ethics, Etiquette and Safety For the 21st Century Student
Nancy E. Willard

Digital Citizenship in Schools
Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey

Safe Practices for Life Online:  A Guide for Middle and High School
Doug Fodeman and Marje Monroe


Free Online Resources
21 Things 4 Students, 21 Things 4 Teachers, 21 Things 4 Administrators
Created by the Regional Educational Media Center (REMC) of Michigan, the 21 Things sites are wonderful resources on a variety of topics.

The 21 Things 4 Students activities are aligned with national standards for technology and curriculum. Orignally designed for middle school grades, these lessons can easily be modified for use with elementary and secondary students.  Thank you Ted B. for sharing these wonderful resources!

Access free animated movies, quizzes, and activities here on a range of topics.

Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates.

Online Subscriptions

BrainPOP creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students – in school, at home, and on mobile devices. Our resources include movies, quizzes, games, mobile apps, experiments, activity pages, and much more covering hundreds of topics within Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health. All content is aligned to and searchable by state standards including Common Core.

i-SAFE Inc. is a leading publisher of media literacy and digital citizenship education materials and programming with worldwide distribution channels.  i-SAFE is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and empowering youth (and others) to safely, responsibly and productively use Information and Communications Technologies (ICT).






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