i-SAFE Internet Life Skills ActivitiesReproducible Projects on Learning to Safely Handle Life Online, Grades 9-12
Easy-to-use guide to help teens and young adults develop their Internet skills while keeping safe In today's world, such ordinary tasks as bill paying, shopping and applying for jobs are accomplished via the Internet. Developed by i-SAFE™, the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to Internet safety education, this important resource shows students in grades 9-12 (and their parents and teachers) the right way to accomplish everyday activities online, while maintaining personal safety and computer security. Shows teens how to safely use the Internet for social networking, buying and selling, applying for college , and more Clearly explains how to avoid dangerous, inappropriate, or unlawful online behavior From i-SAFE™ the organization dedicated to Internet safety education This must-have book is designed to empower youth and steer them towards safe and responsible Internet experiences.
About the Book. About the Author. Teacher's Guide. Chapter 1: Taking Charge Online. Computer Security. Online Banking. Online Research Skills. Online Retail Shopping. Chapter 2: Interacting Online. Your Online Persona. Online Social Networking. Online Relationships. Online Gaming. Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networking. Chapter 3: Putting the Internet to Work for You. Online Search Skills. Job Hunting Online. Money Management with Technology. Preparing and Filing Income Taxes Online. Chapter 4: Other Online Considerations. Online Forms. Online Communication Basics. Working Wireless: Network Safety Considerations. Public Wireless Access Considerations. Chapter 5: Using the Internet to Move Forward. What Do I Want to Be? Further Schooling. Online Education: A Newer Option. Applications, Scholarships, Loans, Grants, and More. Optional Chapter Quizzes. "Go Online" Section Summaries. Answer Key. Index.
Founded in 1998 and active in all 50 states, i-SAFE Inc. (www.isafe.org) is a nonprofit corporation whose mission is to educate and empower students to safely and responsibly take control of their Internet experiences. Since 2002, more than 28 million students have been educated and empowered through i-SAFE's education and outreach programs to be safe and responsible online citizens.
In today's wired world, such ordinary tasks as bill paying, shopping, and applying for jobs are more and more often accomplished via the Internet. This hands-on resource shows students in grades 9-12 (and parents and teachers, too) the right way to accomplish everyday activities online, while maintaining personal safety and computer security. This easy-to-use guide from i-SAFE—the leading nonprofit organization dedicated to Internet safety education—helps teens and young adults develop their Internet skills as they learn to stay safe online. i-SAFE Internet Life Skills Activities includes: Guidelines for understanding computer security, the benefits and drawbacks of online banking, tips for evaluating the accuracy of information found on Web sites, and suggestions for being a savvy Internet shopper Information on protecting your online persona, safety tips for social networking, and suggestions for creating positive online relationships instructions for developing online search, job hunting, and money management skills Ideas on where to get information about finding the right college or university; online education; and applying for college, scholarships, loans, and grants online i-SAFE Internet Life Skills Activities is designed to empower youth, introduce them to some activities they may not have considered going online for, and steer them towards safe and responsible Internet experiences. Praise for i-SAFE Internet Life Skills Activities "This is a great book for students. Just as importantly, this book will assist parents to keep their children and families safe in Cyberspace." —Peter La Monica, executive director, BeNetSafe.Org "i-SAFE continues to provide their valued resources to educators with a tailored curriculum and lessons that provide relevant and engaging activities for students as they learn to participate in our digital age of commerce and learning." —Robert Hays, technology curriculum consultant "Our experience is clear: there is no fail-proof technical solution that will protect our students. We must train our students, teachers and staff to be aware and responsible users; no one provides better quality and updated training than i-SAFE. This book should be mandatory for any parent, teacher, or school site administrator." —William D. Piotrowski, Ph.D., chief technology officer, Leon County Schools