October is NATIONAL CYBER SECURITY AWARENESS MONTH.
The Homeland Security website provides lots of ideas for raising awareness about cybersecurity including weekly activities throughout the month.
The STOP-THINK-CONNECT resource guide features lots of activities and resources to teach youth about online safety. The website contains campaign ideas, resources for students and teacher, and tips. They also have useful handouts, presentations, discussion questions, and PSAs for different grade levels.
Librarians can connect this special event with the Standards for 21st Century Learners and digital citizenship.
The StaySafeOnline website provides information for students and teachers about online safety. The website provides information about this special month as well as resources, a glossary, and videos.
To learn more, go to http://www.dhs.gov/national-cyber-security-awareness-month.
Visit the Stop-Think-Connect website at http://www.stcguide.com/.
Visit the StaySafeOnline website at https://www.staysafeonline.org.