Internet Safety Unit
    Friend or Fake? - Keyan’s new online friend wants to meet face-to-face, but is this is a good idea? Tad and Slick don’t think so!

    Terrible tEXt - Some teens say and do terrible things to each other online because they don’t see the direct effects of their actions. So what should you do if you’re cyberbullied?

    Attitude Overdrive - There's nothing wrong with playing to win, but what happens when someone crosses the line between competitor and griefer?

    Profile Penalty - Everything on your profile represents who you are. What does yours say about you?

    Think Before You Act  - Are you a good digital citizen?
    Your decisions matter! 
    1. Choose a character  2. Make choices throughout the school day    
     Enjoy the British accents!
    DIGITAL CITIZENSHIP - Welcome to the new DIGIZEN website

    The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online experiences and behaviours.

     Fact Monster Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, famous people, cultures from around the world and much more.

    Students will go on an Internet Treasure hunt to find information about a famous world explorer.  They will compare information from two different sites to come to a conclusion about whether they can trust all internet sources.

    myths and legends
    This site has interactive myths and legends from around the world.  To check out a legend book in the library, go to the 398.2 section of the library or look for Greek,Norse or Roman Myths in the 292 section.
    This month's Genre - Historical Fiction!  Do you wish you could step back in time?  Then pick up one of these fascinating books that highlight a particular time period.

    Code Talker  After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.

    Breaker boys  The Breaker Boys is set in Hazleton, Penn., in 1897. Expelled from boarding school, 12-year-old Nate Tanner, son of a mine-owner, returns home and befriends Johnny, a mineworker's son. Nate conceals his identity in order to maintain Johnny's friendship and winds up in the middle of a dispute between the miners and his own family.

    A sea so far  After surviving the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fires, two teenage girls, a wealthy semi-invalid and her hired companion, travel together to Ireland and discover they share much in common, from a love of romance novels to grief over the loss...

    Ravenmaster's Secret   The eleven-year-old son of the Ravenmaster at the Tower of London befriends a Jacobite rebel being held prisoner there.

    Shakespeare Presents information about London and the theater at the time of William Shakespeare through the story of Rosalind, a thirteen-year-old girl who runs away from the orphanage and joins an acting troupe.

Last Modified on April 23, 2013