Harmful content can include sexual and/or violent content, or content with manipulative, dishonest, slanderous, unethical or other harmful material. “Pornography can be thought of as all sexually explicit material intended primarily to arouse the reader, viewer, or listener.”  Internet Safety 101

Curricula

Google Junior - safer search for kids

Grades:

K-12

Safe search tool by Google, designed for children/youth

iHealth (iKeepSafe)

Grades:

7-8

Lessons on the addictive nature of pornography and avoiding pornography addiction.

Grades:

K-12

UNESCO - Comprehensive Curriculum - Module 7 discusses age-inappropriate content.

Grades: 

K-12

"Nurturing youth to seek out positive Opportunities, internalize good Values, and to accept Accountability for their choices in life.  N.O.V.A. assists parents, families, and communities in protecting youth from the potentially devastating effects of illegal drugs, violence, and negative media exposure."

"This program is taught by uniformed law enforcement officers in Elementary, Jr. High School, and High Schools.  The Elementary School program is a 13 to 15 week program, the Jr. High School program is a 4 week/4 lesson program, and the High School program is a 2 lesson program."

Grades: 

K-6+

“White Ribbon Week is a program for elementary schools to teach children internet safety, healthy online habits, and how to think critically about the media they are faced with everyday. White Ribbon Week outlines are set up to teach children a new skill each day for four days and on the fifth day of the week, to review the tips the children have learned the previous days.”

Videos

Jeffrey Ford, Licensed Therapist

“What if your child shares that he/she has seen pornography?” 5 Cs by Jeffrey Ford, licensed therapist. Videos are for parents and can be adapted for educators and administrators.

Introduction
1st C - Compliment
2nd C - Commit
3rd C - Calm
4th C - Composed
5th C - Connect
Summary

“In this video, we hope to help you better understand the new and growing types of pornography available to people of all ages online and their dangers.”

What NOT to do if a child shares that they have been exposed.

Student Projects

Grades:

K-6

Students create a pledge banner or pennants and learn the 10-minute rule and student pledge.

Educator Training

CE Credit:

YES

One hour training covers Digital literacy & Ethics, Inappropriate Content, Online Sexual Solicitation, Online Privacy, Sexting, and Cyberbullying.

Helpful Resources & Tips

Grades:

K-12

Talking to kids about pornography prevention and healthy sexuality.

Grades:

K-12

“Pornography has become increasingly acceptable, accessible, and freely available, and it is one of the biggest threats to our children’s online safety.”

Grades:

K-12

Tips for parents to be aware of kids’ access to pornography.

Grades:

6-12

Talks about the harms of pornography to the brain, heart, and the world. FTND does assemblies for junior high and high school aged students.

Grades:

K-12

“Pornography impacts kids.”

Grades:

11-12

Lesson about pornography and advertising.

Grades:

K-12

Provides resources for talking to kids about the effects of pornography on the brain. There is also a book to teach kids Good Pictures, Bad Pictures.

Grades:

K-12

Tip – How to send students a youtube video without all the clutter.

Grades:

K-12

“5 Top Questions about Teaching Children and Teens”

Grades:

K-12

Conversation starters and tips to help you talk about pornography with your child.