Why should we have access to technology in our schools?
The video below is from the Did You Know series by Karl Fisch. It illustrates that technology is changing our world.
Ever wonder what IMHO or ROFL means when your kids type it in their chat? Have a look at the acronym decoder below.
Give it a Ponder before you text! Check out the scenarios and some funny content aimed at middle school students and older...
Youtube Curriculum to Educate Students on Digital Citizenship
Mr Young's Internet Safety video links
K-5 DL SS
The school district and partners are contributing to the development of a K-5 Digital Literacy scope and sequence materials and resources. This is available at http://www.prn.bc.ca/ss/k5DL/ . It is expected that digital citizenship and safety is discussed in K-5 as part of the Communication and Inquiry section of the scope and sequence. It has been broken out into its own page available at http://www.prn.bc.ca/ss/k5DL/?page_id=50 as it is key to be included as soon as possible into instruction.
Learn60 Digital Citizenship and Safety Required Presentation
Schools/Teachers using the Learn60.ca tools with students must give the presentation to students in their classes found at bit.ly/sd60dcs
Lists of websites and external resources around technology and safety.
If you are in immediate danger or have an emergency call 911.
There are many people that will listen and help
If something is going on in your life and you need someone to talk to, consider talking with your teacher, administrator, counsellor, trusted adult, family members or friends. If you would like to speak with someone else consider the Kids Help Phone at 1-800-668-6868 and online at kidshelpphone.ca
If you are being bullied
Talk with your teacher, administrator, counsellor, trusted adult, family or friends. You can also report bullying online in British Columbia through http://www.erasebullying.ca/
Further resources are available beyond what is listed above on the site.
Each school has a DVD compilation of print and media resources provided by RCMP 'E' Division. Check with your school administrator or school library on availability. One can also be made available by contacting the school board office if it is unavailable at your home school.
Parent/PAC/Classroom/Group presentations or discussions are also available on a variety of topics. Please contact the District Principal of Technology for more information.
SD60 District Principal - Technology