- Project Includes:
- Teacher Guide, Student Workbook, Customizable Resources, Assessment Tools, Extension Activities, Sample Files, Templates, Parent Letters, Certificates
- Tech Integration:
- Language Arts
- Tech Skill:
- Digital Citizenship, Internet
- PowerPoint, Slides
Boost search strategies, access resources, and practice Internet safety. Become a responsible digital citizen.
Download SampleIn TechnoInternet, students have fun exploring the Internet. This online expedition allows them to safely discover the wonders online as well as learn the importance of responsible digital citizenship. The assignments revolve around an imaginary world. Each destination is tracked by adding a marker to an Internet map. This introduction to the Internet is ideal for elementary students.
- Cultivate a Community of Critical Thinkers
Promote responsible digital citizenship skills. Lesson plans introduce the internet to junior grades. Students master search strategies, collect bookmarks, assess the trustworthiness of websites, save images, learn to respect copyright, examine cyberbullying, follow safe practises, and more! Make your students informed evaluators of online information. Encourage a culture of inquiry in your classroom.
- Must-Have Resources Teachers Can Use Tomorrow
Amplify teaching and save valuable time with high quality, user-friendly instructional resources. Included in the project is a Teacher Guide with lesson plans, skill summaries, and assessment tools. The Student Workbook can be printed or used digitally in paperless classrooms. Students complete activities, answer questions, and reflect on their learning. When finished, they earn an Internet Citizenship card.
- Kids Become Internet Awesome
Rich, engaging activities tour students through a comprehensive online journey. Using the provided large-scale map, students use markers to track their progress. They visit video sites, survey maps, explore sound and music, observe webcams, and learn about email and social media. Build skills and strategies that can be applied throughout the curriculum.
- Stem Connection
Tap into powerful resources to develop essential 21st century skills. Build a foundation for subsequent learning and best practices. Prepare your students to be ‘future-proof’. Give them the basis for the skills they will need for the careers of tomorrow.
Features & Benefits
Transform Your Students Into Responsible Digital Citizens
Explore web-based resources and services to discover how they can be used responsibly in daily life. Internet activities teach best practices, safety, and digital citizenship. This introduction to the Internet creates a foundation for future learning. Activities are organized around an imaginary world to make learning fun. Destinations include the Visitor’s Center, e-Library, e-Media Center, e-Playground, e-Mail Depot, and e-Café. Students take a tour of various locations to learn about the Internet.
- Demonstrate responsible, ethical, and safe behavior
- Use search strategies to locate online resources
- Bookmark web pages and organize them in a folder
- Assess trustworthiness of web-based information
- Watch educational and entertaining videos
- Play online games, listen to music, view webcams
- Communicate with email using netiquette
- Prevent cyberbullying
- Communicate using chat
- Evaluate forms of social media
Assignment 1 Practice Internet Safety
Learn safety tips and earn an Internet Citizenship card.
Assignment 2 Take a Tour of the Internet
Navigate the WWW to discover the meaning of Internet terminology.
Assignment 3 Search the Internet
Master search strategies to find information fast.
Assignment 4 Collect Bookmarks
Search the Internet and then bookmark web pages.
Assignment 5 Bookmark Traditional Sources
Explore online encyclopedias, atlases, dictionaries, and thesauruses.
Assignment 6 Examine Information Sources
Examine websites to evaluate their trustworthiness.
Assignment 7 Read News on Current Events
Inspect web-based articles from popular newspapers and magazines.
Assignment 8 Search the Image Gallery
Filter online images to collect pictures. Learn to respect copyright.
Assignment 9 Discover the Video Theater
View documentaries, speeches, demonstrations, and entertaining footage.
Assignment 10 Survey the Map Collection
Develop map skills by plotting a location and generating directions.
Assignment 11 Explore the Sound Stage
Listen to online radio stations, sound clips, and favorites songs.
Assignment 12 Visit Webcam Observatory
Take a virtual field trip. Observe remote events and attractions.
Assignment 13 Experience the Arcade
Play online games and rank the entertainment value.
Assignment 14 Learn About Email
Compare traditional mail to email.
Assignment 15 Email Guidelines and Safety Tips
Score email safety readiness and netiquette skills.
Assignment 16 Exchange Email
Compose, send, receive, reply, and forward messages.
Assignment 17 Send an Email Attachment
Attach a file to an email message.
Assignment 18 Prevent Cyberbullying
Discuss harmful or hurtful online behavior.
Assignment 19 Study Chat Guidelines and Safety Tips
Prepare to chat responsibly by taking a quiz.
Assignment 20 Chat With Friends
Exchange messages with friends in real time.
Assignment 21 Network at Social Media Place
Explore social media sites.
Assignment 22 Explore the Blogosphere
Study blog posts.
Digital Citizenship Lessons
Optional extension activities provide a fun introduction to the Internet.
- Get Homework Help: Bookmark homework helper websites.
- Study Online Shopping: Conduct an interview to learn about online shopping habits.
- Study Online Banking: Conduct an interview to learn about online banking services.
- Visit the Ecard Shop: Send electronic greeting cards for a special event or achievement.