Information Links for Educators – Online Safety and Ethics

A teacher and a teenage muslim girl in a school library looking at a computer screenDigital and Media Literacy for Teachers
Lessons, professional development workshops and tutorials, as well as Media Literacy 101 and Digital Literacy 101 resources. (Media Smarts)

Online Safety Resources for Teachers - Internet Matters
Educational resources which can act as lesson models (Internet Matters)

Internet Safety
Educational resources and tips (Common Sense Education).

Online Ethics Resources for Teachers
Information, tips, and lessons plans on the topic of online ethics. (Media Smarts)

Resources for Educators
Various resources for educators on topics including media literacy and digital literacy (Media Smarts)

Online Safety Lesson Plan for School Resource Officers
The lesson plan for grades 6 to 8 was produced with the support of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Media Smarts).

Stay on the Path: Teaching Kids to be Safe and Ethical Online
Series of resources aimed at promoting and encouraging ethical online behaviours and digital citizenship with young people (Media Smarts)

Free Resources
A portal of free resources available to educators (Protect Children)

USE, UNDERSTAND & CREATE: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools
A road map for teaching digital literacy skills in Canadian schools (Media Smarts).

Policies and PEI SchoolsA young boy in a wheelchair looks down at the device in his hands

Digital Citizenship and Technology in Schools
The Digital Citizenship and Technology in Schools policy outlines regulations about the use of communication and technology within the Public Schools Branch's 56 schools by its students, employees, and any other user defined by the policy (Public Schools Branch). 

Safe and Caring Learning Environments Policy
The Safe and Caring Learning Environments Policy sets out the expectations for creating and maintaining a safe, caring, respectful and inclusive climate for learning and working, while promoting a shared responsibility of the school community to create and maintain a positive school climate, which includes addressing cyberbullying (Public Schools Branch). 

The Safe and Caring Learning Environments Operational Procedure outlining the procedures that take place regarding a variety of incidents, including cyberbullying (Public Schools Branch)

Safe and Caring Learning Environments Incident Response Guide
The Safe and Caring Learning Environments Response Guide outlines steps to be taken in responding to incidents outlined in the policy and operational procedure, including cyberbullying (Public Schools Branch).

List of Prince Edward Island Schools/websites
Prince Edward Island’s Public Schools Branch in its Safe and Learning Environments Policy tasked each of its schools to have in place a Code of Conduct. To see if your school has its own Code of Conduct, visit their website or contact your school. The listing also includes the schools of the French Language School Board (PEI Department of Education and Lifelong Learning). 

Public Schools Branch 
The Public Schools Branch encompasses the 56 English-language schools in the province, and the more than 14,000 students who attend those schools.

La Commission scolaire de langue francaise (French Language School Board)
La Commission scolaire de langue francaise is an Acadian and Francophone collective that offers French-language education to students with the focus on promoting and developing its language and culture.