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Digital Citizenship
for kids

Students learn to be savvy online citizens by practicing safety on the internet and learning about digital wellness.
Your students will learn to spot potential scams, protect their devices, and research online claims in these free courses.

Digital Citizenship Courses

  • Internet Safety

    Grades 5-10

    Students will master cybersecurity skills as they navigate a hypothetical social media app called Cybr in this 40 minute course.

    Key Topics:

    • Password Strength
    • Social Media
    • Privacy & Device Security
    • Scams & Online Shopping
  • Digital Wellness

    grades 4-12

    This course will help students assess how their mental and physical health are impacted by technology in this 20 minute course.

    Key Topics:

    • Screen time
    • Building a Community
    • Texting & Driving
    • Practicing Mindfulness Online
  • Cyberbullying

    Grades 5-10

    Teens learn all about the damaging effects of cyberbullying and what to do when it happens to them in this 30 minute course.

    Key Topics:

    • Social Media
    • Cyberbullying Methods & Prevention
    • Online Behavior
    • Cyberstalking

Topics covered in the Digital Citizenship unit

  • Password Strength

    Practice creating a strong password and understand the importance of one.

  • Privacy

    Experience firsthand why sensitive data needs to be kept private.

  • Scams

    Master the ability to spot and avoid scammers on the web.

  • Phishing

    Discover how to spot a phishing link and the consequences of clicking one.

  • Social Media

    Navigate the minefield of safely posting on and interacting with social media.

  • Mental Health

    Learn how technology can affect people's overall health.

  • Fake News

    Research news articles, apps, and more in order to spot fake news.

  • Catfishing

    Learn to recognize the signs of an online imposter.

  • Cyberbullying

    Understand the effects of cyberbullying and what to do when it happens.

  • How do I get Digital Citizenship? Group 15 Copy 6 Created with Sketch.

    Don't have a Banzai account? click here to sign up — it's free and only takes a few minutes! Once you've created your classes, you can add Digital Citizenship or any other Banzai courses.

    Have a Banzai teacher account? Select the class you want to add the unit to, click the “More” drop-down menu to the right of “+ Add Students”, select “Settings,” and click the unit's reference button—a blue check mark should appear in front of the units you've already added.

  • Is the Digital Citizenship free? Group 15 Copy 6 Created with Sketch.

    Yes! All Banzai courses are made available to teachers and students at no cost thanks to the sponsorship of local banks and credit unions.

  • Who is the Digital Citizenship for? Group 15 Copy 6 Created with Sketch.

    Because of the subject nature and difficulty level, Digital Citizenship is ideal for 9-15 year olds. But internet safety skills are vital for every age and the course can be used for older students as an introduction.

  • How long does Digital Citizenship Take? Group 15 Copy 6 Created with Sketch.

    All Digital Citizenship courses combined should take roughly 1-2 hours to complete. Students are also encouraged to try multiple times—each experience is slightly different each time it's completed.

  • Are all Banzai courses COPPA and FERPA compliant? Group 15 Copy 6 Created with Sketch.

    Yes, Banzai complies fully with restrictions set by COPPA and FERPA—we don't store personal identification information such as a student's age, location, gender, or ethnicity. The limited data Banzai does collect is only used to deliver services and products or improve user experience and is never shared or distributed. Learn more by reading Banzai's Privacy Policy.

Teach the importance of Digital Citizenship

Prepare your students for adult life with Banzai's interactive, personal skills curriculum.

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