One of these supportive resources is Cyber Compass, a web site that includes numerous tools for parents, students, families, and educators.
The K-12 health education program is part of these efforts to help our children become safe, responsible consumers. Below you will find an overview of the health education outcomes, as well as links to the elementary lessons.
West Hartford Public Schools Health Education
Blueprint for Internet Awareness and Safety
- The Internet has the potential to be a powerful learning tool. Inherent in this tool is the need to teach personal responsibility and to make students aware of the possible dangers.
- Internet awareness and safety needs to be explicitly taught.
- Internet safety should be integrated by all teachers at all grade levels throughout the year.
Health Education-Elementary Level
How do I stay safe when using the Internet?
How do I communicate effectively on the Internet?
What do I do if I am feeling uncomfortable or unsafe on the Internet?