Online awareness and Internet Safety are an important part of the lower school technology curriculum. Even though they are very young, and are not participating in social media, first grade students are using technology more and more, including ipads, smartphones, and laptops. It's never too early to teach them about good netiquette.

The children viewed two short movies: Pause and Think Online by Common Sense Media and Bad Netiquette Stinks from Netsmartzkids.org. We talked about the messages they learned from each and students used Pixie to share what they learned.