Digital Citizenship Scope & Sequence

Check out our Scope & Sequence tool to find age-appropriate lessons that address digital literacy and citizenship topics for your classroom. Browse by grade band or click a category to highlight the lessons that address that topic. From professional development materials, to student interactives, to lessons and assessments, and family outreach materials, our comprehensive curriculum is turnkey to implement.

Get Trained

Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students.

Teach Lessons: Unit 1

Going Places Safely

How do you go places safely on the computer?

A-B-C Searching

How can you use the alphabet to find things online?

Keep It Private

What kinds of information should you keep to yourself when you use the Internet?

Sending Email

How do you connect with others through email?

Teach Lessons: Unit 2

Staying Safe Online

How do you stay safe when you visit a website?

Follow the Digital Trail

What information is OK to have in your digital footprint?

Screen Out the Mean

What can you do when someone is mean to you online?

Using Keywords

Which keywords will give you the best search results?

Sites I Like

What makes a website the right site for you?

Teach Lessons: Unit 3

Powerful Passwords

How do you create a secure password?

My Online Community

How does the Internet connect you to others?

Things for Sale

How do some websites try to get you to buy things?

Show Respect Online

How can you make sure your emails are clear and respectful?

Writing Good Emails

How is writing an email similar to or different from writing a letter?

Extend Learning: Digital Bytes

Challenge teens to take a real-world look at digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities in Digital Bytes.

Give Assessment

Assess your students’ learning of lesson objectives and gauge their understanding and attitudes through interactive unit-level assessments.

Engage Families

Invite parents into the conversation with our Connecting Families program and resources.

Get Trained

Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students.

Onboard Students: Digital Passport

Introduce students in grades 3-5 to Digital Passport, our award-winning suite of games that help onboard students to the foundational skills of digital citizenship and Internet safety.

Teach Lessons: Unit 1

Rings of Responsibility

What kinds of responsibilities does a good digital citizen have?

Private and Personal Information

How can you protect yourself from online identity theft?

The Power of Words

What should you do when someone uses mean or scary language on the Internet?

The Key to Keywords

Which keywords will give you the best search results?

Teach Lessons: Unit 2

Strong Passwords

How can a secure password help you protect your private information?

Digital Citizenship Pledge

How do you create a positive online community?

You've Won a Prize!

What is spam, and what can you do about it?

How to Cite a Site

How do you cite different types of online sources?

Teach Lessons: Unit 3

Talking Safely Online

What's the difference between Internet friends and in-person friends?

Super Digital Citizen

How can people help others be good digital citizens?

Privacy Rules

How do you know if a website protects your private information?

What's Cyberbullying?

What is cyberbullying, and how do you deal with it?

Selling Stereotypes

How do we learn stereotypes of boys and girls from media messages?

Extend Learning: Digital Bytes

Challenge teens to take a real-world look at digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities in Digital Bytes.

Give Assessment

Assess your students’ learning of lesson objectives and gauge their understanding and attitudes through interactive unit-level assessments.

Engage Families

Invite parents into the conversation with our Connecting Families program and resources.

Get Trained

Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students.

Onboard Students: Digital Compass

Invite students in grades 6-8 to explore digital dilemmas and practice decision-making - all without risking their real-world reputations - in the stories and mini-games of Digital Compass.

Teach Lessons: Unit 1

Digital Life 101

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

Strategic Searching

What steps can help you find what you're looking for when you search online?

Scams and Schemes

What is identity theft, and how can protect yourself from it?

Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding

How do you judge the intentions and impact of people's words and actions online?

Teach Lessons: Unit 2

My Media

What are your personal media habits, and how much time do you spend with different forms of media?

Safe Online Talk

How should you handle inappropriate online talk?

Which Me Should I Be?

What are the outcomes of presenting yourself in different ways online?

Gender Stereotypes Online

What are gender stereotypes, and can they shape our experiences online?

Teach Lessons: Unit 3

Trillion-Dollar Footprint

What is a digital footprint, and what does yours convey?

Identifying High-Quality Sites

When can you trust what you find on the Internet?

The Reality of Digital Drama

Does the way we think about digital drama have anything to do with gender?

Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line

When does inappropriate online behavior cross the line into cyberbullying, and what can you do about it?

Extend Learning: Digital Bytes

Challenge teens to take a real-world look at digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities in Digital Bytes.

Give Assessment

Assess your students’ learning of lesson objectives and gauge their understanding and attitudes through interactive unit-level assessments.

Engage Families

Invite parents into the conversation with our Connecting Families program and resources.

Get Trained

Use our professional development resources to learn best practices for teaching digital citizenship to your students.

Teach Lessons: Unit 1

Digital Life 102

What is the place of digital media in our lives?

Oops! I Broadcast It on the Internet

What are the consequences of oversharing online?

Feeling On Display

Are girls and guys judged differently when they post photos online?

Turn Down the Dial on Cyberbullying and Online Cruelty

Which factors intensify cyberbullying and online cruelty, and what can you do to lessen them?

Teach Lessons: Unit 2

My Online Code

What does it mean to do the right thing online?

Who Are You Online?

How do you present yourself to the world online and offline?

Building Community Online

How can websites foster community online?

Overexposed: Sexting and Relationships

What are the risks and responsibilities when you share online in a relationship?

Risky Online Relationships

How can you tell when an online relationship is risky?

Teach Lessons: Unit 3

Taking Perspectives on Cyberbullying

How does online cruelty affect the people involved?

What's The Big Deal About Internet Privacy?

How do websites collect your personal information, and what can you do about it?

Becoming a Web Celeb

What does it mean to become an Internet celebrity?

College Bound

How can information you post on the Internet affect your future opportunities?

Teach Lessons: Unit 4

Private Today, Public Tomorrow

How can you respect the privacy of others online?

Does It Matter Who Has Your Data?

What are the upsides and downsides of companies collecting your data online?

Breaking Down Hate Speech

How can you create a community culture in which hate speech is unacceptable, both online and offline?

Extend Learning: Digital Bytes

Challenge teens to take a real-world look at digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities in Digital Bytes.

Give Assessment

Assess your students’ learning of lesson objectives and gauge their understanding and attitudes through interactive unit-level assessments.

Engage Families

Invite parents into the conversation with our Connecting Families program and resources.