Digital wellness

Ignition: Digital literacy for wellbeing and safety.

Target user

Ages 11-14

Curriculum

PSHE, Computing, Design & Technology, Personal Development

Time

3 hours

Cost

Our courses are always free

What is Ignition?

Ignition introduces students to modern digital health concepts such as digital emotional intelligence, digital dependency, online privacy, and evaluating content for accuracy and perspective.

An online interactive provides students with an engaging lesson which they can use in class or at home. Built-in assessments and real-time grading help keep track of your students’ progress.

Offline resources have been created to support your teaching, including comprehensive lesson plans and pupil worksheets, all linked to the UK curriculum at key stage 3.

Use Ignition in your school today →

Register now to start using Ignition in your school today:

  1. Go to everfiteachers.co.uk/register and select ‘Teacher’.
  2. Search for your country (e.g. United Kingdom).
  3. Start typing your school post code and select your school from the list. If you can’t find your school, click for the manual registration option.
  4. Select Ignition from the dropdown to add to your dashboard (you can add more once in your account).

For more help in setting up Ignition with your class, visit Get started.

“I would usually feel weary about teaching this type of thing to my students but this all seems very professional and something I could trust in.”

— Secondary Teacher

Course structure

Each lesson is 20-60 minutes, depending on the combination of online and offline activities you choose:

Connections and community

Students learn about the permanence of their online posts and how to manage online relationships (including instances of cyberbullying, harassment or ‘digital drama’).

Ignition Course

Safety and privacy

Students learn what a digital footprint is, how to protect their personal information, why to be wary of digital tracking and how to get help when they need it.

Screen time vs. offline time

Students learn the benefits and risks of online time, as well as ways to identify if they spend too much time online, and how to manage their online time.

Technology and data

Students learn how to protect their data online, how to recognise and avoid online threats, and how to create a secure password.

Rights and literacy

Students learn how to responsibly create or co-create content online, including their rights, responsibility and restrictions.

Evaluating content

Students learn how to conduct effective searches online, how to evaluate content for accuracy and perspective, and how to differentiate news from ads.

Digital wellness and safety pledge

Students reflect on their learning about digital wellness and safety throughout the Ignition course, and create a class pledge.

Connections and community

Students learn about the permanence of their online posts and how to manage online relationships (including instances of cyberbullying, harassment or ‘digital drama’).

Ignition Course

Safety and privacy

Students learn what a digital footprint is, how to protect their personal information, why to be wary of digital tracking and how to get help when they need it.

Screen time vs. offline time

Students learn the benefits and risks of online time, as well as ways to identify if they spend too much time online, and how to manage their online time.

Technology and data

Students learn how to protect their data online, how to recognise and avoid online threats, and how to create a secure password.

Rights and literacy

Students learn how to responsibly create or co-create content online, including their rights, responsibility and restrictions.

Evaluating content

Students learn how to conduct effective searches online, how to evaluate content for accuracy and perspective, and how to differentiate news from ads.

Digital wellness and safety pledge

Students reflect on their learning about digital wellness and safety throughout the Ignition course, and create a class pledge.

Start using Ignition with your students today

If you’re already registered with EVERFI, add Ignition to your dashboard

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