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Internet Safety Training for Students

Internet Safety Training for Students

Students in grades K-12 will participate in an online instructional program that addresses their use of computers in safe and responsible ways. The program will instruct students in the appropriate use of school computers, evaluating online resources, how to be safe on the net, responsible chat and social networking.   Students can access this program both at home and at school at the following website: https://www.schoolbranch.com/login/sanleandro-ca

This program is intended to meet some of the critical instructional needs of the schools to teach students to be cybersafe and responsible for their decisions while online.

We hope that you will find this program useful for your student and that it will provide a foundation for future instruction on appropriate internet use, safety and responsible decision making.  A summary of the content is detailed below.

AUP online (approximately 10 minutes) for grades K-1 includes:

  • Use of computers at school

  • Not sharing access codes

  • How to be safe with e mail  and what to do if email is uncomfortable

AUP online for grades 2-3 (approximately 15 minutes) includes:

  • Use of computers at school

  • Not sharing access codes

  • What personal information is and what not to share with others

  • How to be safe with email and phone messaging and social networking

  • What to do if email is from someone you do not know

  • Introduction to bullying/cyber bullying


AUP online for grades 4-5 (approximately 60 minutes) includes:

  • What to do when sharing equipment and software at school

  • Internet safety and social networking

  • Bullying/cyber bullying,  how to recognize it and what to do

  • Development of ethical and social responsibility, including attribution and plagiarism

  • Acceptable Use Agreement sign off and electronic documentation of compliance


AUP online for grades 6-7-8 (approximately 2 hours) includes:

  • Rules about sharing computer equipment at school

  • Keeping access codes secure and personal information private

  • Credibility of internet information, triangulation to verify

  • Respecting the work of others, attribution and plagiarism

  • Social networking, safety, dangers of sexting

  • Bullying/cyber bullying behaviors and what to do (target, bystander)

  • Acceptable Use Agreement sign off and electronic documentation of compliance


AUP online for grades 9-12 (approximately 60 minutes) includes:

  • Review of basic rules when using school computers

  • Credibility of internet information

  • Respecting the work of others, attribution, plagiarism and cheating

  • Safety and social networking, dangers of sexting

  • Bullying/cyber bullying behaviors and what to do (target, bystander)

  • Acceptable Use Agreement sign off  and electronic compliance documentation