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EasyTech Online Safety is a complete online safety curriculum for grades K-12 that covers online safety essentials such as digital footprint, ethical use of digital resources, and cyberbullying awareness. It also offers instruction on topics like email etiquette, instant messaging, and blogging. EasyTech Online Safety is ideal for districts with a mixture of devices, and those that want to provide a comprehensive online safety curriculum that introduces different topics appropriately as students grow.
Digital Citizenship App is an easy-to-implement solution for grades 6-9 that provides quick instruction on online safety, ethical use of digital resources, and cyberbullying through three engaging lessons and a quiz. The App’s self-registration and self-paced instructional model is ideal for districts with a BYOD or 1:1 programs and those that want to reinforce the most critical areas of online safety instruction.
Learning.com is pleased that ODE and INFOhio are able to purchase and provide EasyTech Online Safety and the Digital Citizenship App for all of Ohio's K-12 chartered non-public and public school districts at no cost for the 2015-16 year. For more information about the difference between the EasyTech Online Safety and the Digital Citizenship App, click here. For more information about E-Rate Compliance, click here.
Is your district registered to participate in the Ohio Online Safety Program with Learning.com?
We're excited to continue partnering with Ohio to provide students with the skills they need to be safe online. Click here to register your district for EasyTech Online Safety.
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If you created an account last year, use the same login this year to set up new classes and assign the curriculum to students. Click here to login.
If your district is registered to participate in the EasyTech Online Safety project, you and your team may participate in free, onsite professional development offered around the state. To register, click here.
Training for Coordinators: This pre-recorded training will provide you with a deeper understanding of the EasyTech Online Safety curriculum and will help you understand your role as coordinator. You will also learn how to create student accounts, track progress, and access reports. Watch Training »
Training for Curriculum Implementation: This webinar introduces Ohio educators to the Ohio Online Safety project and the Learning.com EasyTech online safety curriculum. Host, Tricia Kluener, District Technology Integration Specialist at Ross Local Schools, OH, joins, Jeff Meyer, Learning.com Special Projects Manager to discuss eRate requirements for online safety education, the Learning.com platform, EasyTech online safety curriculum, and how to assign it. Watch Training »
Mini-webinar: Using the Digital Citizenship Apps with Middle- or High School Students (recorded October 15, 2015): The Digital Citizenship app from the EasyTech Online Safety Curriculum is an easy-to-implement solution for grades 6-9 that provides quick instruction on online safety, ethical use of digital resources, and cyberbullying through three engaging lessons and a quiz. During this webinar coordinators and teachers will learn about the lessons and quizzes in the app and
New to the Ohio Online Safety program? Start your school year off right with our Getting Started videos and Set Up Guide.
Administrators - get your student and educator rosters up to date with the Learning.com User Import Tool. For instructions on how to access the User Import Tool, see this video. For more in depth information, see our Student and Educator upload guides.
If your district does plan to deliver Ohio Online Safety content to middle or high school students, you might want to consider using our Digital Citizenship App, new this year. The Digital Citizenship App provides districts with an interactive way to both teach and assess online safety on mobile devices and support Bring Your Own Device initiatives.
Curious which Online Safety content satisfies E-Rate Standards?
E-Rate is a major funding source for school Internet access in the state of Ohio. The Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) requires that recipients of E-Rate funds are required to comply with certain Internet filtering and policy requirements.
Starting in July 2012, CIPA began requiring that districts and schools have an Internet safety program in place for K-12 students. This includes providing students with education on safe and appropriate online behavior, including interacting with others on social networking sites and chat rooms, as well as cyberbullying awareness and response.