Links and Reference Materials

There are many resources available for teachers to help further your own knowledge of Internet Safety and to assist you in broadening the learning of your students.

The following is a list of additional online and hard copy resources organized by topic and appropriate grade.

Online Resources


BULLYING

Media Awareness Network: Passport to the Internet, Instant Pigeon Module
(Grade 4, 5, 6)

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/catalogue/products/descriptions/passport.cfm

NetSmartz, Real Life Stories - Feathers in the Wind, You Can’t Take it Back, Broken Friendship (Grade 5, 6)

http://www.netsmartz.org/RealLifeStories/CantTakeItBack

NetSmartz, Real Life Stories - Keisha’s Crime
(Grade 6)

http://classic.netsmartz.org/stories/keisha.htm

NetSmartz, Real Life Stories - Angela’s Experience
(Grade 5, 6)


http://classic.netsmartz.org/stories/angela.htm

NetSmartz, NSTeens - Cyberbullying: Terrible Text
(Grade 6)

http://www.nsteens.org/Videos/TerribletEXt

Power to Learn: Cyberbullying: Not Just Name Calling
(Grade 4, 5, 6)

http://www.powertolearn.com/pdf/cyberbullying_teacher_guide.pdf 
 
WITS Program – More Resources
http://www.witsprogram.ca/schools/more-resources/

WITS Program – Helpful Links
http://www.witsprogram.ca/families/helpful-links/

WITS Program – Cyberbullying Links
http://www.witsprogram.ca/kids/cyberbullying/cyber-bullying-links.php

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Cybertip.ca - Canada's National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children

www.cybertip.ca/app/en/

Kids Help Phone

Provides toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling to young people. Includes details of the helpline number and the ability to post questions online

www.kidshelpphone.ca
 

GENERAL

The Door that’s Not Locked.ca
www.thedoorthatsnotlocked.ca
 
Canadian Centre for Child Protection
(Grade 5, 6)
www.kidsintheknow.ca/app/en/sss_home

Media Awareness Network, The Second Adventure of the Three Cyber Pigs
(Grade 4)
http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/privacy_playground/index.cfm

Power To Learn: Social Networking
(Grade 6)
http://www.powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/index.shtml#

Texted.ca
(Grade 5,6)
www.texted.ca/app/en

ThinkuKnow:  Cyber Café
(Grade 4,5,6)
http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk
 

LURING

NetSmartz: Real Life Stories - Tracking Teresa
(Grade 5, 6)
http://www.nsteens.org/Videos/TrackingTeresa 

NetSmartz:  Julie's Journey
(Grade 6)
http://classic.netsmartz.org/stories/julie.htm

NETIQUETTE

Media Awareness Network, Jo Cool or Jo Fool Cyber Tour
(Grade 6)

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/jocool_jofool/teachers.cfm 
 

PRIVACY AND SECURITY

Kids in the Know, Zoe & Molly Online
www.kidsintheknow.ca/app/en/zoe_molly 

Media Awareness Network, Privacy Playground: The First Adventure of the Three Cyber Pigs
(Grade 4)
mediasmarts.ca/game/privacy-playground-first-adventure-three-cyberpigs

Media Awareness Network, Reality Check! Evaluating Online Information
http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/catalogue/products/descriptions/reality_check.cfm

NetSmartz:  NSTeens - Post-to-be-Private
(Grade 6)
http://www.nsteens.org/Videos/Post-to-bePrivate

NetSmartz:  NSTeens - Offline Consequences: Profile Penalty
(Grade 6)
http://www.nsteens.org/Videos/ProfilePenalty

Power to Learn:  Get Certified
(Grade 4, 5, 6)
www.powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/get_certified/index.shtml
Power to Learn:  Digital Permanence
(Grade 6)
www.powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/

Power to Learn:  Keeping Personal Information Private
(Grade 5)
www.powertolearn.com/internet_smarts/interactive_case_studies/keeping_personal_information_private/kpip_case_school/start.shtml 
 

STATISTICS AND RESEARCH

Cyber Bullying Survey (2008)
www.verney.ca/ypo2008/presentations/634.pdf

Cyber-bullying: Our Kids’ New Reality A Kids Help Phone Research Study of Kids Online
http://org.kidshelpphone.ca/media/21704/2007_cyber_bullying_report.pdf

Enough is Enough: Internet Statistics
http://enough.org/inside.php?id=2UXKJWRY8

Interdisciplinary Response to Youths Sexting: Recommendations from the Youth Online Safety
www.justice.gov/usao/ma/childexploitation/psc/Sexting_Prevention.pdf

Kaiser Family Foundation: Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds (2005)
www.kff.org/entmedia/entmedia030905pkg.cfm

KINSA: Surf Smart Survey Results (2008) (Positive findings)
http://kinsa.net/blog/post/2008/10/14/Surf-Smart-survey-results-are-in.aspx

McAfee Cyber Dangers Survey (2008)
(survey can be requested via email on this page)
www.mcafee.com/us/about/press/corporate/2008/20081022_095000_x.html

Media Awareness Network: Young Canadians in a Wired World (2005)
www.media-awareness.ca/english/research/YCWW/phaseII/upload/YCWWII_Student_Survey.pdf

PewResearchCenter (2010)
http://pewinternet.org/Presentations/2010/May/Cyberbullying-2010.aspx
 
Statistics Canada: Child Luring through the Internet (2009)
www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-002-x/2009001/article/10783-eng.htm

Survey of Internet and At-risk Behaviors (2008)
www.sparsa.org/res/research/SurveyOfInternet.pdf

WEBCAMS

Webcam Safety
(Grade 5, 6)
www.webcamsafety.org   

Print Resources

BOOKS

MacEachern, Robyn, and Geraldine Charette. Cyberbullying: Deal with It and Ctrl Alt Delete It. Toronto: J. Lorimer &, 2008. Print.

Willard, Nancy E. Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress. Champaign, Ill.: Research, 2007. Print.

Jakubiak, David J. A Smart Kid's Guide to Online Bullying. New York: Rosen Group, Incorporated, 2010. Print.

• Other books in the series:
Avoiding Online Predators; Doing Internet Research; Internet Privacy; Playing Online Games; Social Networking Online

Sommers, Michael A. The Dangers of Online Predators. New York: Rosen Central, 2008. Print.

Connolly, Sean. The Internet and the World Wide Web. Mankato, MN: Smart Apple Media, 2010. Print.
 


 

 

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