Personal safety gr5 unit pptPresentation Transcript
Personal Safety Unit - Level 5
Today you will be learning about personal safety when online. This unit consists of four mini lessons. The PPT covers all lessons in the unit, with a spacer slide between the lessons. The Plan
Safeguarding Your Identity Online: Screen Names and Passwords
Protecting Personal Information
Online Strangers, Predators, and the Grooming Process
Online Personal Safety Review and Action
Lesson 1 Safeguarding Your Identity Online: Screen Names and Passwords
Cyberspace What is Cyberspace, and how do we get there? What are some of the ways we communicate in Cyberspace?
Online ID – What can you tell ?
Directions: Look at the user names below. As a class, brainstorm what each says about the person who chose it. Then put the names in order from least informative to most informative.
Think about your own screen name. What does it say about you?
When you choose a screen name you want something that allows you to remain anonymous, or unknown. Don’t include personal information.
Why do you think you shouldn’t include personal information?
What are some of the dangers?
Screen names should never contain or refer to:
first and/or last name
date of birth (complete or partial) or age
social security number
combinations of personal information such as listed above
combinations of personal information such as listed above plus descriptions such as (but not limited to ) gender, school name, favorite sport, favorite celebrity, family member names
[email_address] marcy14inSanFran tiger1234
Directions : Look at the information about each person below. What are some common and obvious guesses as to what their passwords might be? Brainstorm a list for each one.
John – John lives in the Tampa Bay area where the Bucs play. He is a really big fan. He loves football.
2. Jessica – Jessica loves all the popular music groups. She is head over heels in love with Justin Timberlake.
3. Ali – Ali is afraid to forget her password. She wanted something simple she could always remember.
Think about your own password.
- Is it something obvious?
- Could someone easily guess it?
- Does anyone else know it?
When someone knows or can guess your password you could be in trouble. This allows them access to you. They could pretend to be you.
What types of dangers are involved when others know or can guess your password?
Follow these rules for creating a safe passwords:
be lengthy – at least 8 characters
contain a combination of letters, numbers, and symbols
be changed when its secrecy is in doubt
should not contain personal information
should not be shared
should not be easily guessed
should not be provided in an email, even if requested
It is important to select safe and secure screen names and passwords.
Think about it: What should you NEVER reveal in either?
Think about it: What is your screen name and password? Do you think you need to change it? Why/Why not?
Lesson 2 Protecting Personal Information
Make sure you have a copy of the resource page to review: The FBI Internet Safety Tips i-SAFE’s 4’R’s R ECOGNIZE R EFUSE R ESPOND R EPORT
N ever give out personal information such as your name, home address, school name, or telephone number in a chat room or on bulletin boards. (Includes IMs, blogs, etc.) Never write to someone who has made you feel uncomfortable or scared, even if you or your parents know who they are. The FBI Internet Safety Tips
Do not meet someone you have only met on the Internet without the permission of your parents. That includes having them visit you. Tell your parents right away if you read anything on the Internet that makes you feel uncomfortable. The FBI Internet Safety Tips Remember that people online may not be who they say they are.
Remember that people online may not be who they say they are.
Why do students feel safe on the Internet?
What are some dangers on the Internet?
What are some good things on the Internet?
How can you stay away from the dangerous things?
One-way to stay safe, is to avoid revealing any information about oneself online
Never tell anyone:
Never give a stranger your picture
These are all considered to be identifying or personal information.
Lesson 3 Online Strangers, Predators, and the Grooming Process
Talk About It
How many of you use the internet?
How many of you go online alone?
What do you like to do online?
Is it your intention to be talking to adults while online?
How do you know if someone is your own age when online?
What is your definition of a stranger?
What are common rules/advice for dealing
with strangers in the physical world?
Some people lie about who they are and what they want on the Internet for various reasons.
Sometimes it is to steal an identity or to bully.
Other times it is to meet children and teens to form an inappropriate relationship. These people are known as online predators .
Predators and Prey KEY point: A predator is one who stalks or uses lies, secrecy, or stealth, to get close enough to another person in order to easily hurt or harm them. KEY point: One who is a victim or one who is vulnerable to victimization by a predator is prey . How do these terms apply to the online environment?
Choose screen name carefully
Don’t reveal information online
Choose people to communicate with online carefully
No matter what – Tell an adult if you are made to feel uncomfortable online.
Tell an adult if you are approached by someone who discusses inappropriate things or wants to meet you offline.
Anyone met online is a stranger.
What are the steps a predator uses to groom a potential victim?
It is important to avoid revealing personal information online so that you are not targeted by strangers online.
It is important to report online strangers that make you feel uncomfortable, ask for personal information, or request a face to face meeting.
Lesson 4 Online Personal Safety Review and Action
Cyber Bullying Sending or posting harmful or cruel text or images using the Internet or other digital media source.
The Internet is a tool used to bully
People feel removed from what they say online – they feel anonymous.
Unexpected participants – anyone can join in.
1 in 5 youth will be faced with a hurtful or mean message while online.
Posting personal information online makes it available for others to steal.
With your personal information, someone can pretend to be you – use your credit card or bank account to buy things that you don’t know about.
Personal information can also be stolen from you if you respond to emails from strangers.
A Little Prevention…
Prepare yourself - Many online problems can be avoided or dealt with safely. Keep in mind the 4 R’s
That’s a wrap!
You now know the tips and tools that can help keep you safe online! Just remember, when you’re online you aren’t invincible.