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Internet Safety

Overview

Elmhurst Community Unit School District 205 provides instruction on Internet safety as a part of regular instruction in grades 3-12. This curriculum will focus on 7 basic strands.

  1. Safe and responsible use of social networking, websites, chat rooms, electronic mail, bulletin boards, instant messaging, etc.
  2. Recognizing, avoiding and reporting online solicitations by sexual predators.
  3. Risks of transmitting personal information on the Internet.
  4. Recognizing and avoiding unsolicited or deceptive online communication.
  5. Recognizing and reporting online harassment and cyberbullying.
  6. Reporting illegal online activities and communications.
  7. Understanding copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music and video.

Additional resources can be found below.