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Last week, TechSoup for Libraries held a webinar called Public
Tech Instruction: Teaching the Public on Internet Safety. This was one of
the best webinars I've attended (not just because I helped co-produce it)
because there was so much resource
sharing happening in the comments. The presenters, Austin Stroud of the Monroe
County Public Library and Crystal Schimpf of TechSoup for Libraries, shared resources
for teaching online safety and security.
I curated some of the best resources shared by Austin,
webinar attendees, and from our own TechSoup collection of online safety
Online safety quizzes can help you assess how much your
audience already knows and what topics they might need more training in.
Sometimes coming up with teaching material, like
presentations or handouts, can be difficult. Here are a few slide decks and
activities to get inspired by:
Do you teach online safety to staff, volunteers, or the people you serve? What resources do you use to build curriculum? Log in and tell us in the comments.
Ginny Mies is a Content Curator at TechSoup Global.