Program for schools & community organizations

#SID2023

How to share Safer Internet Day with your students

 

Students will join young people in more than 100 countries around the world in learning how they can play a part in creating both a better and safer internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly, respectfully, critically and creatively.

Step 1: Watch this how-to video from ConnectSafely education director Kerry Gallagher.

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Step 2: Choose classroom lessons, activities and resources

Media Literacy & Critical Thinking

Media Literacy / Critical Thinking

Civility

Civility

Picking on Peers

Picking on Peers

Wellness, Identity & Self-Respect

Wellness, Identity & Self-Respect

Scams, Predators & Creeps

Scams, Predators & Creeps

Wellness, Identity & Self-Respect

Wellness, Identity & Self-Respect

Scams, Predators & Creeps

Scams, Predators & Creeps

Step 3: Create your action plan

1. Utilize the lessons and activities in a way that makes sense within your school’s schedules and structures, such as:

  • Class meetings
  • Library media classes
  • Morning announcements
  • Advisory periods
  • Character education opportunities

2. Make it fun

3. Set the stage

  • “Today, we join people in more than 100 countries to play our part in creating a better internet.”
  • “The internet is yours. No one person, government or company owns it, and we all have a responsibility to make it better and safer for everyone.”

Step 4 [optional]: Apply for a school grant to support Safer Internet Day in your classroom or school.

Grant Application (Deadline to apply: Dec. 31, 2022)

Step 5: Share your students’ participation with the community.

  1. Newsletter announcement
  2. Social media announcement
  3. Classroom poster
  4. Sample press release for local radio, TV and newspapers
  5. Parent/guardian letter

Step 6: Tell us how your students are participating in Safer Internet Day!

Include your official social media handles and any images that you’d like us to share. We will shout-out to your school on social media and in our newsletters around SaferInternetDay.us.