Information and Library Services Resources
Click here to see a complete list of resources available from Information Library Services.
Be sure to check the "Audience" level to ensure you have selected appropriate resources for your grade level.
These resources can be booked by contacting ILS at 228.
Click here for a presentation by Joanna Sanders from the Ministry of Education regarding Digital Citizenship instruction.
Software and Online Programs
Passport to the Internet
Passport to the Internet has lessons and guides for different areas related to Digital Citizenship. This is an online program that is purchased by RCSD for use by teachers and students which includes interactive games and modules.
It is recommended to be used at a Grade 4-8 level. There are five modules:
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media has a number of lessons related to all aspects of Digital Citizenship. We have recommended lessons for each grade level to avoid repetition of lessons for students. However, you can also select lessons that are most appropriate to circumstances or projects pertaining to your classroom.
Media Smarts is a Canadian website with a variety of lessons on media and digital literacy. The lessons can be found summarized according to Saskatchewan curriculum for science, language arts, health and social studies. The link provided above will outline the lessons according to Saskatchewan curriculum cross-curricular competencies.
BrainPop Jr. provides two simple videos for free on their digital citizenship page. Students can learn about bullying and internet safety.
This Australian Government resource has a number of digital citizenship units and lesson plans for young kids, kids and teens. There are some great lesson and unit plans also available for teachers to match the games and videos outlined on the site:
Digital Citizenship K-6
Digital Citizenship is a resource from Australia with three sections of content for three learning levels. Click on the "Teacher Notes" to get the lesson plans.
Cyberbullying Mimio Lesson
Thanks to Betty DeWildt for sharing this Mimio lesson on bullying that she used with her Grade 2/3 class for Pink Day!
Do's and Don'ts of Digital Citizenship
This infographic outlines 20 basic rules to remember for digital citizenship.
Teacher's First Internet Safety
Teachers' First collects great information about web resources. This is a list of Internet Safety Resources.
FBI Cyber Surf Island
There are six islands here, one for each grade level, that have great interactive quizzes and activities for teachers on this site. Grade 3-8 all have multiple options for cyber safety. These would be great to review concepts as a class on an interactive whiteboard. You can also sign up the class to take the final exam on the topics. Otherwise, no sign up is required to play.
Modelling Digital Citizenship
Check out this infographic with some quick reminders about how to model digital citizenship.