To ensure safety while using computers, students should keep their wrists in line with the backs of their hands while typing and reduce unnecessary strain in their fingers, wrists, arms, and shoulders by positioning the keyboard and mouse in a neutral and relaxing position.
Additionally, students should create secure passwords, build strong online communities, and protect themselves from phishing and other online scams.
The Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum can help students understand the complexity of internet safety topics and how to be safe online.
When positioning your keyboard and mouse, you should keep in mind that you want to reduce unnecessary strain in your fingers, wrists, arms, and shoulders, keeping them in as neutral and relaxing a position as possible. While you’re typing, your wrists should not be resting, but held up in line with the backs of your hands.
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This article provides lesson plans for students in grades K-12 on how to stay safe online, including tips on how to create secure passwords, build strong online communities, and protect themselves from phishing and other online scams. It also provides information on how to use the Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum to help students understand the complexity of internet safety topics and how to be safe online. Finally, it provides a link to the full Common Sense K-12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum for additional digital citizenship topics.
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