For Teachers

  • Common Sense Media's Digital Citizenship Curriculum Guide

    New Lessons for Grades 3-5
     (full curriculum update coming by Fall 2019).  These new and revised lessons, based on the original K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum, take on timely topics for school communities, support teachers with improved classroom tools, and prepare students to take owenership of their digital lives.

    K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum Scope and Sequence.  Common Sense Media has put together a free comprehensive Curriculum designed to empower students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. From lesson plans, videos, student interactives, and assessments, to professional learning and family outreach materials, this turnkey Curriculum provides schools with everything teachers need to take a whole-community approach to digital citizenship.

    Interland and other Digital Safety Resources - Interland is an adventure-packed online game that makes learning about digital safety and citizenship interactive and fun—just like the Internet itself. Here, kids will help their fellow Internauts combat badly behaved hackers, phishers, oversharers, and bullies by practicing the skills they need to be good digital citizens.

    Teach Be Internet Awesome with Custom Google Slide Presentations - Google has partnered with the educators at Pear Deck to create custom, interactive presentations to accompany the Be Internet Awesome curriculum. Students engage and respond to questions from their individual classroom device, while teachers can:

    • Control the pace of the lesson
    • View student answers from their Pear Deck Teacher Dashboard
    • Share completed lessons with students and parents through Google Drive

    Google's Be Internet Awesome Digital Citizenship Safety Curriculum (downloadable PDF file)

    Google's Be Internet Awesome Pledge (downloadable PDF file)

    Google for Education Teacher Center - Free Online Digital Citizenship and Safety Course for Teachers