Ontario College of Teachers – Professional Advisory – Use of Electronic Communication and Social Media

Get Connected, Get in the Know - Online Respect

Online, On Alert - Ideas for teaching critical thinking when using the Internet.

Chatham-Kent Police Services Cyberbullying Presentation.

Sarnia Police Services Cyberbullying Presentation.

Growing Up Online - PBS Frontline Special.

What’s the Deal.org - For teachers, parents, guardians. Visit deal.org to learn about teen culture.

Cybertip.ca - For teachers, parents, guardians. Canada's national cyber tip line for reporting online abuse.

Netsmartz - For teachers, parents, guardians. A great resource for adults to find Internet safety tips for kids and teens 

InHope.org - For teachers, parents, guardians. Facilitates co-operation between Internet hotline providers

OERB Materials

Cyber Awareness:

Grades 7-10 ELO1279820 
In this interactive learning object, students will learn about the 5W’s of doing website research. They will understand the importance of authenticating online information and the structure of URL’s and how they can provide us with information about a website’s credibility. Students will apply their knowledge of the church’s teachings surrounding a controversial topic: reproductive cloning. They will determine biases in resources and critically evaluate the information available in them. In addition to the interactive resource, this resource is accompanied by a contextual lesson plan. Look for the lesson_plan.doc in the resource package.


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BFriends...But Be Aware: The Internet Safety Quiz

Grades 7-10  ELO1284500

This interactive learning object will give students an opportunity to evaluate their Internet safety awareness. This resource is accompanied by a contextual lesson plan. Look for the lesson_plan.doc file in the resource package to view it. 


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