Students at Paris Elementary School joined the ranks of super heroes Friday to kick off the school’s observance of Digital Citizen Week.
The students attended a pep-rally style presentation Friday morning at the school, after which they were issued super hero capes. During the assembly, students were encouraged to practice safe computer skills. The presentation was delivered by Paris High School FBLA students Anna Claire Richey and Joni Inman. It’s part of their FBLA project.
During this week, PES students will participate in various activities and lessons designed to teach them to become “super digital citizens.” They will be give information about safe use of computers and internet safety.
The 15 minute kick off presentation included a video about making good choices while on a computer or online.
Some of those tips included:
Always think before you post online;
Don’t post private information;
Don’t believe everything you see on line;
Communicate responsibly and kindly with one another while online;
Stand up to cyberbullying;
Give proper credit when using other people’s words while online;
Respect each other and yourself while online.
After the video presentation ended, students were asked to stand a take a pledge to be a super digital citizen.
Following that, parents and teachers present handed out the “super hero” capes to some enthusiastic elementary school children.