Common Sense Media- Cyber Safety


Please click on the picture or use this link below to find the appropriate grade level.

Each grade is required to do a lesson to complete Cyber Safety with your students.

** Middle school teachers you will find 2 lessons for 6th-8th** This meets Erate guidelines.

Common Core State Standards Initiative

common-core-standardsCommon core standards, appendices, exemplars, and many other resources for teaching common core.


saylorSince 2008, the Saylor Foundation’s free education initiative has focused on exploring the promise of the Internet to drive the cost of education to zero and expandaccess to quality open educational resources (OER). Toward this end, we have built over 300 free, self-paced, online courses, with many more on the way.  Hundreds of lessons here for teachers to use in creating lesson plans.


thinkThinkfinity is the Verizon Foundation’s free online professional learning community, providing access to over 60,000 educators and experts in curriculum enhancement, along with thousands of award-winning digital resources for K-12 — aligned to state standards and the common core. Here, educators connect and collaborate through themed groups, blogs and discussions, sharing resources and best practices that support 21st century teaching and learning.  Its content includes interactive student games, lesson plans focused on various themes, education blogs and online discussions, and much more.

Library of Congress for Teachers

libThe Library of Congress’ “For Teachers” page highlights ready-to-use classroom materials that are aligned with state standards and take advantage of the Library’s primary sources. It includes access to primary source sets around topics such as U.S. presidents; short facts or activities for class starters, such as “Today in History” and everyday science mysteries; themed lesson plans for dozens of topics; and even professional development curriculum.

Discovery Education

imagesLesson plans and other free resources

Academic Earth

70be238f97e1912fb10f24729fb3edebOffers video lectures from elite universities, and it allows viewers to grade the professors. Academic Earth also offers a “Playlists” feature based around themes such as “Laws of Nature,” “Wars Throughout History,” or “You Are What You Eat.”


cuuHelps connect educators, parents, and students in the development of curriculum and other educational materials. With its open-source curriculum format, Curriki allows anyone to post their teaching ideas for others to view, download,  and use.

safety_logoCyber Safety Lessons

The following link directs you to cyber safety lessons and various resources.  Explore the site for additional resources!

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

frIs a U.S. Department of Education website that compiles free teacher resources
available from dozens of federal agencies. Educators can sign up for the FREE
RSS feed, which notifies users when new resources are added. Otherwise, they
can browse by topic, from music history to life sciences.