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Password Power-Up

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Title:

Password Power-Up

URL:

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/password-power-up

Content Source:

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Common Sense Media
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan

Overview:

Stronger, more secure online passwords are a good idea for everyone. But how can we help kids create better passwords and actually remember them? Use the tips in this lesson to help kids make passwords that are both secure and memorable.

Students will be able to:
  • Define the term "password" and describe a password's purpose.
  • Understand why a strong password is important.
  • Practice creating a memorable and strong password.

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Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
R1) Identify, demonstrate, and apply personal safe use of digital devices.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify ways to be safe using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
  • demonstate how to be safe when using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
  • apply strategies to be safe when using digital devices including protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • personal safety
  • digital device
  • digital citizenship
  • personal information
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • strategies to be safe while using digital devices which include protecting passwords, using usernames and avatars that do not identify the student, and telling an adult if they encounter unsafe or inappropriate content.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • create and use passwords which are only shared with their parents.
  • log off of digital device when no longer using it.
  • explain why you should not share personal information with others online.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • passwords are important to have and not share.
  • logging out of resources and devices protect your accounts and information.
  • you should never share personal information with others online.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 3
9) Identify the proper use and operation of security technologies.

Examples: Passwords, virus protection software, spam filters, pop-up blockers.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • identify how to properly use security technologies and how they work.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • security technologies
  • password
  • login information
  • virus protection
  • malicious
  • spam filters
  • pop-up blocker
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • software is installed to protect against malicious items.
  • users can protect their information by not sharing passwords or login information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • login to resources using passwords.
  • understand importance of not sharing login information.
  • identify examples of SPAM, pop up blocks, and virus protection software.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • proper use and operation of security technologies is important to keep a device working correctly and protect your personal information.
Tags: password, phrase, privacy, symbol, username
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Author: Aimee Bates