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August: Understanding the RUA
NC ITES Strand: Safety and Ethical Use


September: Internet Safety
NC ITES Strand: Safety and Ethical Use
 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
How can I explore new places by using the Internet? 
How can you talk responsibly with others online? 
How do you determine who is safe to talk with online? 
How do I maintain safe online communication with others? 

October: Information Fluency
NC ITES Strand: Technology as a Tool

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
How can I use the alphabet to find things online? 

Which keywords will give me the best search results? 

Which link should I follow? 
How can I know if I am getting the right information? 


November: Cyberbullying
NC ITES Strand: Safety and Ethical Use

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
Screen out the Mean:
What can you do when someone is mean to you online? 
What is Cyberbullying?:
What is cyberbullying, and how do you deal with it?  
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Cyberbullying-Be Upstanding:
How do you judge the intentions and impact of people’s words and actions online? 

Turn down the dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty:
What factors intensify cyberbullying and online cruelty, and what can you do to lessen them? 
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December: Privacy and Security
NC ITES Strand: Safety and Ethical Use

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
Keep It Private:
What kinds of information should I keep to myself when I use the Internet? 
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Private and Personal Information:
How can you protect yourself from online identity theft? 
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Scams and Schemes:
What is identity theft, and how can you protect yourself from it? 
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Does it Matter Who Has Your Data?:
What are the upsides and downsides of companies collecting your data online? 
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January: Resource Reliability
NC ITES Strand:  Sources of Information

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
How is deciding is a website is right for you like deciding if a book is right for you? 
Does that message come from a reliable resource? 
 How can information be different based on who created how it is shared?  

Since pictures can be easily edited like this and shared, what about information?

February: Creative Credit and Copyright
NC ITES Strand: Sources of Information

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12

My Creative Work
How can you give credit to your own creative work?

 Whose is it Anyway?
How can I show respect for other people's work?

 A Creator's Rights
What rights do you have as a creator?

 Copy Rights and Wrongs
How can I make responsible choices when I use other people's creative work?

March: Self-Image and Identity
NC ITES Strand: Safety and Ethical Use

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
How does my responsibility change in different settings? 
How does media present gender? 
How do you portray yourself online? 
How does your real identity differ from your online identity? 

April: Digital Footprint and Reputation
NC ITES  Strand: Safety and Ethical Use

 K-2  3-5  6-8  9-12
How big is your digital footprint?  Is it a good or bad footprint?

What are the items that make up your digital footprint?   
Who would you choose to work for you (based on their online presence)?

What are the risks and responsibilities when you share online in a relationship?