Google came up with “The Code of Internet Awesome” which includes . . .
- Share With Care
- Don’t Fall For Fakes
- Keep it Safe
- It’s Cool to be Kind
- When In Doubt, Talk It Out
Five Minutes of Dig Cit:
Last week you talked about “‘Don’t Fall for Fakes”, which means fake people. This week is “When In Doubt, Talk it Out.” Students have a tendency to hide when they think they think something “bad” has happened. Talk to your students about (the list below is from the Code of Internet Awesome page.)
- Be clear about family or classroom rules and expectations around technology, as well as consequences for inappropriate use.
- Keep the dialogue going by checking in frequently and encouraging kids to ask questions.
Extend the conversation to other trusted adults like teachers, coaches, counselors, friends, and relatives.