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Please click on the link below to go to our Computer Science Curriculum website:
Avondale Computer Science


 The resources below are legacy links from the previous curriculum.  Some of the links may be useful for Digital Citizenship or computer use lessons.


Cyber Tree House:
Explore the digital world of computers and the Internet and learn how to be a safe cyber kid.(This takes a while to load.)
Read Write Think
A variety of lessons on Internet safety
Safety Land:
help Captain BroadBand find the nasty character that is sending emails etc.
Get Your Web License:
Take this "Rules of the Road" test to earn your official PBS Kids Web license!

Privacy Playground:

Shows kids how to spot online marketing strategies, protect their personal information and avoid online predators. (Ages 8-10)

Cybersense and Nonsense:

Activity 2 authenticating online information and observing rules of netiquette. (Ages 9-12)

Allies and Aliens:

Helps students recognize bias, prejudice and hate propaganda on the Internet and in other media (Grades 7-8)

Growing with Technology:

Activities for a variety of grade levels K-5.

Internet Superheroes:

Touches on Cyberbulying & the Internet.

Chat Danger:

Find out the dangers of chat and how to protect yourself.

Stop Text Bully:

Designed to help you understand and prevent text bullying.

KidSmart games:

Interactive games and quizzes on Chat and surfing safely.

Childnet International:

A non-profit organization that is working to help make the Internet safe for children.
Attorney General Terry Goddard's Internet Safety Page: Links on Internet safety are provided by grade level.
NetSmartz: Internet safety for all.
NetSmartzKids: Investigate the activities for kids on NetSmartzKids
NetSmartzTeens:
Internet safety at a teen level
NetSmartz Online and Offline Activities:
Activities to teach children what to watch out for online.
CyberAngels:
Internet safety program
GetNetWise: Helping educate about how to use the Internet safely.
Internet Safety Month Activities- April
Activities for younger students including videos that can be used all year long.
iKeepSafe.org:
resources for students, parents and educators
iKeepSafe Videos:
Video ads on Internet safety
Faux Paw Movie:
A video from iKeepSafe
Faux Paw PowerPoint:
A PowerPoint from iKeepSafe
Internet Safety Jeopardy:
A Jeopardy PPT
Internet Safety Ideas:
Ideas from a teacher on teaching INternet safety each month.
SafeKids.com:
Internet safety and civility
Disney Online Safety:
Advice on how to keep your child safe on the internet
Kidsnewsroon.org:
Internet safety tips for kids and parents
WiredKids:
Information about Cyberbullying, Flaming and Cyberstalking, for Kids, Tweens, Teens, Parents, Educators and Law Enforcement
SafeTeens.com
Internet safety for teens
WiredSafety.org:
Videos on Internet safety
CyberSmart:
K-12: Free to educators, the CyberSmart! Student Curriculum empowers students to use the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively.
StaySafeOnline:
National CyberSecurity Alliance tips etc.
Media Awareness Network:
Flash Games
Cyberbullying:
Cyberbullying and Internet Safety
Cyberbullies:
Take McGruff's advice and don't forget to play Shrink the Cyberbully.
Don't Believe the Type:
The Internet is an amazing resources, but you also need to know the dangers.
Think Before You Post:
Things to think about and be aware of regarding dangers.
National Crime Prevention Council:
Resources for teachers and parents
Online Safety Quiz:
Show that you know how to be a safe Internet surfer.
3 minutes to better FaceBook Security:
Video demonstration
MySpace Settings: More Secure in 4 Minutes Online demonstration
Copyright and Ethics
 

Societal, Ethical Issues:

Computer/Technology skills activities and posters.

Cyberethics for Kids

Find out if you are a good Cybercitizen, rules in Cyberspace, and the trouble you can get in for hacking.

Copyright with Cyberbee:

Interactive explaining the 10 Big Myths of copyright.

Copyright Kids:

Find out more information on copyright.
Typing Practice
 

Touch Typing:

Free Program that lets you exercise and learn Touch Typing.

Power Typing:

Typing lessons and games.

Type Online:

Typing lessons and speed practice .

Free Typing:

Typing lessons, games and tests .

Typing Test:

Typing test of typing skills.

Learn to Type:

Typing practice.
Keyboard practice:
Type the letters as they appear.
E-Learning For Kids:
Keyboarding skill practice
Typing of the Ghost:
Word typing practice for speed
Squigly's Games:
Typing games
Super Hyper Spider Typer:
Typing practice at three different levels
Crazy Kids Typing
Typing practice in speed rounds
Dance Mat Typing
Learn to type - Four levels
Mouse Skills
 

Mouserobics:

Practice mouse skills with your students.

Monroe County Mouse Aerobics:

Learn how to use the mouse.
Label the Computer
 

Label the computer:

Drag the terms to label the computer parts.

Technology Terms:

Match computer parts and the vocabulary term.
Computer Basics:
McMillan has basic lessons for the computer from parts to presentations and word processing.
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