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Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative (CSI) Registration Form
Thank you for your interest in Attorney General Bill Schuette's Cyber Safety Initiative. The program teaches students the importance of making safe and wise choices in a technologically evolving world.
Our CSI coordinator will review your preferences and will email you the confirmed week. We expect the district's designated contact will schedule presentations at the most advantageous venues. To help, we provide templates that include:
These materials are available at the Michigan CSI website - www.Mi.gov/csi. If you have questions, please call the Attorney General's Consumer Programs Team at 877-765-8388.
- a scheduling checklist for schools;
- parent notification & opt-out forms;
- presentation handouts; and
- an 8 ½" x 11" community seminar flyer.
K - 1st Grade Using video and interactive lessons from the Internet Keep Safe Coalition, and a customized curriculum, elementary students learn to keep their personal information safe, to stay away from Internet strangers, and to tell trusted adults about anything that makes them uncomfortable. Students also learn what they can do when they witness bullying or are bullied.
2nd - 3rd Grade In addition to the topics covered in the K-1st grade seminar, students see an Internet Keep Safe Coalition video on cyberbullying. They receive additional information about appropriate responses to bullying.
4th - 5th Grade Through videos and interactive lessons, students learn why it is critical to protect their personal information; why they should never meet in person with someone they first encountered online; and how to recognize the common manipulative techniques predators use to deceive students. In addition, there is information on how to avoid and, if necessary, how to respond to cyberbullying.
6th - 8th Grade In addition to the topics covered in the 4th-5th grade seminar, students are cautioned about the dangers of revealing personal information on social networking sites or sharing inappropriate material with their cell phones. Students also watch compelling videos featuring peer Internet predator and cyberbullying victims.
Community Seminar Provides practical tools including Internet safety tips and how to: 1) access the Michigan Sex Offender Registry; 2) understand the impact of digital footprints; 3) appreciate the risk of sharing photos with embedded location information; 4) recognize the potential dangers and legal ramification of sexting; and 5) identify cyberbullying warning signs and develop a plan of action if needed.
Program Overview: Provides information about each of the presentations offered, including how to register to host Michigan Cyber Safety Initiative presentations.
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