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Under direction of The Superintendent, the Technology Department is responsible for overseeing all computer and telecommunication systems and their respective networks and infrastructure.
 
 
     
  In coordination with the Curriculum Coordinator and school sites, the Technology Department assists in implementations, and maintains numerous systems and technologies to support business and curricular functions throughout all district locations.   

Internet Safety for Elementary Students (K-4)Top of Page

INTERNET SAFETY SITES for Elementary Students:

Netsmartz Kids http://www.netsmartzkids.org/  Netsmartz teaches students about Internet safety through songs, characters & interactive games.

Disney's Surfswell Island http://home.disney.com.au/activities/surfswellisland/  is an interactive island where students learn about internet safety with Disney characters. Students go on an Indiana Jones type adventure with Mickey Mouse and friends around Surfswell Island  to learn internet safety.

Privacy Playground 1st Adventure of the Three Cyber Pigs  http://mediasmarts.ca/game/privacy-playground-first-adventure-three-cyberpigs

Privacy Playground 2nd Adventure of the Three Cyber Pigs  http://mediasmarts.ca/game/cybersense-and-nonsense-second-adventure-three-cyberpigs

Faux Paw the Techo Cat http://www.ikeepsafe.org/educators/fauxpaw/

Internet Safety for Elementary Students (5-8)Top of Page

CYPER-CAFE-BASE http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/cybercafe/Cyber-Cafe-Base/  a virtual environment where students can practice their online safety smarts. In the cafe, students help virtual kids make good choices when using email, texting, instant messaging, web browsing, creating an online personal space, and chatting in a chat room.

WELCOME TO THE WEB http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/welcome/start.htm
An interactive site that teaches students about the Internet through challenges and activities.  Students learn basic concept of the Internet, navigating and visiting websites, staying safe online, all about browsers, copyright, and how to search.

CYBER-CAFE-BASE  http://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/8_10/cybercafe/Cyber-Cafe-Base/ is a virtual environment where students can practice their online safety smarts.  In the cafe, students will help virtual kids make good choices when using email, texting, instant messaging, web browsing, creating an online personal space, and chatting in a chat room.  Students are guided through a variety of scenarios where they must help the virtual kids make the right decisions about using the Internet.

NSTEENS http://www.nsteens.org/  NSTeens.org was created through a partnership between Sprint® and the Internet safety experts at NetSmartz® Workshop, a program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children®. Through animated videos, short films, games, and interactive comics, NSTeens teaches tweens and teens about making safer choices online. Teaching materials are available for intermediate, middle school, and high school educators so they can bring these engaging lessons right into the classroom. All resources on NSTeens.org are available free of charge.

Get Cybersmart with Phineas and Ferb  cartoon brothers teach kids how to stay safe and private online.
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/get-cybersmart-phineas-and-ferb