• Common Sense Media provides a toolkit for site administrators and teachers. 

    The toolkit for teachers includes:
    • A helpful video primer that explains a principal's and teacher’s role
    • Lessons for grades K-12 complete with plans, activities, videos, and assessments
    • Classroom posters
    • A document for teachers to sign verifying that they have provided this education


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    Steps to Complete Digital Citizenship requirements per Federal E-Rate requirements:
    •  Step 1: Understanding Why? Watch this video from Common Sense Media for "What is CIPA Compliance?"
    • Step 2: Submit teacher verification form to verify they have completed the requirement after teaching the lesson(s).
    • Step 3: Site administrators submit the Principal Affidavit certifying that teachers have taught Digital Citizenship lesson(s).
    Other highly recommended resources used to support Digital Citizenship in classrooms throughout the year:

    1.  For 3-5th grade specifically, teachers can use Digital Passport™: an interactive learning experience which teaches and tests the basics of digital literacy and citizenship through engaging games and wrap-around materials.

    2. For 6-10th grade specifically, teachers can use use Ignition, a free online resource focused on certifying students with critical skills in Cyber Safety and Cyber Citizenship.  Upon completion, students receive a digital certificate.  Teachers contact Caitlin O'Connor, 415-935-0581 for help with student account creation, class set-up, and training.


Last Modified on January 27, 2016