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Course: Cybersecurity Basics and Digital Literacy

Course Goals

  • Introduce basic cybersecurity and digital citizenship concepts to students in grades K-12.

  • Improve the cybersecurity hygiene of kids in K-12.

  • Increase the number of students interested in cyber and IT pathways through career exploration.

 

Course Design

  • Carefully curated immersive virtual reality/XR experience compatible with all computers, tablets, and mobile phones.

  • Gamification that engages learners and keeps them motivated throughout the entire program.

  • Realtime assessments and assurance of learning feedback to promote maximum retention and understanding.

Course Outline

The course is organized into four modules that include more than 20 compact lessons designed to keep learners engaged. 

  1. Introduction to Cybersecurity and Digital Citizenship

  2. Types of Cybersecurity Threats

  3. Online Safety

  4. Social Media Etiquette


Curriculum aligns with the Cyber.Org K-12 Cybersecurity Learning Standards and recommendations for grades K-12. The course is agile and can be run synchronous or asynchronous for easy integration in schools and after school and summer programming. The course is also available for individual users.

 

Learners, parents/legal guardians, and school officials receive learner assessments at the conclusion of the course. Learners also receive a Certificate of Completion. 

 

Contact Maggie Castillo at Maggie@teachingdigitalnatives.org to purchase single-use access, schedule a demo for your school or educational program, or received additional details on course content. 

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