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    Additional Teacher Supports

    Connect[ED] is a free bilingual web based resource that teaches students in Grade 4, 5 & 6 how to be safer in an ever-changing world of technology. Connect[ED] focuses on the development of the fundamental problem solving and decision-making skills that will enable students to ethically apply Internet safety rules as they make informed decisions online in a way that replicates the decisions they would make in real life. Content focuses on netiquette, online privacy and security and online relationships, including cyberbullying. Directly linked to the Health and Physical Education and Media Literacy curricula, Connect[ED] includes grade specific video episodes with directly linked lesson plans and includes supports for both educators and parents/guardians. is Canada's National Tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children. It is a centralized web portal for receiving and addressing reports from the public regarding child pornography, luring, child sex tourism, and children who are exploited through prostitution. also provides the public with information, referrals and other resources to help Canadians keep their children safe while on the Internet.

    Child Find Manitoba's operates as one of the organization's core services. Although the majority of's reports are provided online, the public is also able to contact the tipline by phone or fax.

    Kids Help Phone
    Kids Help Phone is a free, anonymous and confidential phone and on-line professional counselling service for youth. Big or small concerns. 24/7. 365 days a year.

    Ontario Provincial Police
    The Ontario Provincial Police provide support of both an information and protective nature regarding many aspects of safety including Internet Safety. The E-crime section focuses their work both on the preventative aspects as well as the investigative aspects of many types of Internet related crimes.  

    This resource is intented to guide educators as they embed the concepts and skills of digital citizenship into their daily practice.
    This website provides examples of a progression of lessons as teachers transform and integrate learning using technology.