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Play It CyberSafe
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This website for children, teachers, and parents educates and provides resources about being safe in cyberspace, including free educational curricula, Play It Safe In Cyberspace and Copyright Crusader to the Rescue. View website now.

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Program Objectives

  • To help students understand and appreciate the importance of using legal software as well as the meaning of copyright laws and why itís essential to protect copyrighted creative works such as software.
  • To initiate discussion around the following: stealing,plagiarism, intellectual honesty, and other pertinent topics.
  • To encourage students to examine their personal behavior using their computers, software, and the Internet.
Components
Teacher's guide, reproducible activity sheets, and wall poster

Standards Alignment

Social Studies

  • Individual development and identity
  • Individuals, groups, and institutions
  • Civic ideals and practices
  • Economics
  • Relationships among technology, human values, and behavior

Language Arts

  • Vocabulary development
  • Reading comprehension
  • Letter writing

Fine Arts

  • Poster presentation

Technology & Computers

  • Cyber citizenship
  • Internet safety
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Decision-making

Research Skills

  • Generate ideas and questions
  • Internet research
  • Gather and synthesize information
  • Communicate knowledge

 

 


  

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The Copyright Alliance Education Foundation is the 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable arm of the Copyright Alliance dedicated to developing educational programs aimed at helping America's next generation of creators succeed.

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"I like your materials and your website and am using them to teach my 3rd, 4th and 5th graders about copyright issues." M. S., Silverthorne Elementary, Silverthorne, CO
"I've been waiting/searching for a resource. This is great!" G.D., Highland Elementary, Owensboro
"This will be beneficial to our staff. Plan to present it in our next in-service in February." S.F., Kankakee Valley Intermediate, Wheatfield, IN
"Will use in the future. We have a copyright workshop for staff coming up." L.M., Maple Ave. Elementary, Goffstown, NH

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