Video Narration - GS University

Welcome to Safety First for Volunteers
Tips for Staying Safe Online
What will you learn today?
Proper and safe use of the Internet for Girl Scouts.
Healthy Internet habits for Girl Scouts.
How to follow a safe in-person cookie delivery plan.
How to follow the Girl Scout safety guidelines – to keep
cookie sales fun.
Using the Internet
After watching this module, you’ll be able to:
• Evaluate ways to help keep Girls Scouts protected online.
• Teach Girl Scouts how to use the Internet wisely and safely.
• Teach the importance of Internet communication policies.
Why Is the Internet Important?
Internet Activities for Girls
What are some popular activities?
• Games, music, videos, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram and so on.
How can you help keep her safe online?
• Teach the Girl Scout about safety online.
• Talk to her parents.
• Research the Internet to find more information on the different
activities girls want to participate in.
Online Protection
• Download limits
• Antivirus and antispyware software
• Web browser preferences
Communication Policy
Information from
Talk early and often
Create an honest, open environment
Communicate your values
Be patient
Communicate with People You Know
People are not always who they
seem to be.
Communicate with people you know and
Communicate Using Digital Cookie
• Use only the marketing
emails to communicate
through Digital cookie.
It’s Time to Check Your Progress
Select the best answer:
• Which statement below is true?
a. The Internet is a difficult subject that should be discussed with a
child who is at least eight years of age.
b. The Internet should be discussed with a child as soon as she is
capable of using it.
It’s Time to Check Your Progress
Select the best answer:
• Which option is not a part of a communication policy?
Be patient.
Have one large conversation – that should be enough.
Create an honest, open environment the creates more conversation.
Communicate your values.
Internet Safety Laws
After watching this module, you’ll be able to:
• Identify where to find Internet safety laws.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
• Protects children’s personal information.
• Requires parental consent for photos, videos, geolocation
information, personal information, and audio.
• Understand what is covered and what is not.
Knowing Online Dangers
After watching this module, you’ll be able to:
• Teach Girl Scouts about the risks and threats of the Internet.
People to Avoid
• Online strangers
• Cyberbullies
Online Strangers
• Anyone online you have not
met in-person
– Do not open email from online
– Do not interact with them.
– NEVER arrange a face-to-face
meeting with an online stranger.
Images and Videos
Before uploading images or videos, check that the
following are true:
• The image or video shows appropriate
• The image or video shows the Girl
Scout wearing appropriate clothing.
• You have informed others in the image
or video.
Overview of Social Networking Sites
• The purpose of social
networking sites is to
allow people to find
others with similar
• There are many common
sites including Facebook,
Twitter, Instagram, and
How Social Networking Sites Work
• Set up an account and profile.
• Find friends, classmates, and other users with similar interests.
• Posts can be text, images, videos, or links to other websites.
Protect Your Identity
• Tips to follow when creating a username
and profile:
– Use only her first name.
– Include only general location information.
– Do not include the name of the school.
– Share only general likes, such as a favorite
color, food, or type of music.
• Do not give out other personal
Privacy Settings
• Restrict people she doesn’t know
from seeing her posts
• Require people to be approved
by her before being able to
• Accept requests to connect only
from people she knows
• Bullying that takes places using electronic
– Mean or threatening messages
– Spreading rumors and lies
• Could be someone the Girl Scout knows or
someone who has kept their identity secret.
• Keep the lines of communication open with
the Girl Scout you work with.
Inappropriate Images
• If a Girl Scout receives or comes across
any image or video that makes her
feel embarrassed or uncomfortable,
she should:
– Know that she does not have to look
at it.
– Tell a parent or another adult.
– Not share it or send it to others.
Online Theft
In general, your Girl Scouts should:
• Avoid sharing personal
information online.
• Be aware of phishing scams for
personal information.
• Manage cookies within the
Internet settings.
It’s Time to Check Your Progress
Select the best answer:
• An online stranger is _________.
someone you have met in person, but not online
someone you have not met in person
an email buddy
a classmate who bullies you online
It’s Time to Check Your Progress
Select the best answer:
• What does a cyberbully do?
Spreads rumors
Threatens people
Sends mean messages
All of the above
Remember These Key Points!
• Using Internet to stay in touch with people is great – just help Girl
Scouts stay alert to the dangers involved.
• Remember the following key points:
– Girl Scouts should interact online only with people they know.
– A Girl Scout should tell a parent or adult if she is contacted by an online stranger
or if she thinks she is the victim of a cyberbully.
– A Girl Scout should notify a parent or adult if she receives inappropriate images.
– A Girl Scout needs to protect herself against online theft.
Applying It All to Digital Cookie
After watching this module, you’ll be able to:
• Explain the details of the Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge.
• Apply your knowledge of safe use of the Internet to Digital
Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge
Girl Scouts must agree to the following for online safety:
• Do not give out personal information.
• Never agree to an in-person meeting
with someone she met online.
• Follow the rules of each website.
• Tell an adult if she encounters
anything that makes her feel
Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge (cont.)
Girl Scouts must agree to the following for online safety:
• Never send a person a picture or anything else without first
checking with a parent.
• Talk with a parent about setting up rules for Internet use.
• Follow the terms of Girl Scout Digital Cookie and all other
Internet safety guidelines.
Girl Scout Internet Safety Pledge (cont.)
Practicing online etiquette, which includes:
Not spamming others
Not bullying others
Not tolerating bullying
Not using bad language
Review Girl Scout Safety Policies and the Terms and
Conditions for Volunteers
• Computer/Online Use: Safety Activity Checkpoints
• Girl Scout Cookie/Council- Sponsored Product Safety
• Volunteers must agree to “Terms and Conditions for
Marketing the Digital Cookie Site
When your Girl Scout markets her Digital Cookie site, she
should remember the following Internet safety rules:
• Communicate with only the people she
• Send marketing emails only using
through the Digital Cookie site.
• Do not share her personal information.
Photos and Videos in the Digital Cookie Site
• When setting up her customer-facing page, a Girl Scout should
remember the following Internet safety rules:
– Use appropriate photos and videos
– Use proper words
It’s Time to Check Your Progress
Select the best answer:
1. What personal information is okay to give out online?
First name
Last name
Home address
Cell phone number
2. Internet safety applies to Digital Cookie even though you have to
log in.
a. True
b. False
Remember These Key Points!
• Review all the safety information available.
• Remember the Internet safety rules when working with Digital
Girl Scout Safety Resources and
After watching this module, you’ll be able to:
• Adhere to rules documented within the Girl Scout Safety
• Develop an in-person cookie delivery plan using the Girl
Scout safety resources.
Rules for Girl Scout Safety
You can find more Girl Scout rules and guidelines
within the following documents:
• Safety Activity Checkpoint “Girl Scout Cookie/Council
Sponsored Product Sale” document.
• Safety Activity Checkpoint “Computer/Online Use”
Develop a Plan for In-Person Cookie Delivery
• All Girl Scouts should use the tips and guidelines in the
safety resource documentation to develop a safety plan for
in-person cookie delivery.
• This can be done with a parent/caregiver or a troop leader.
• The safety plan should contain information regarding
neighborhood, storefront, and any other in-person cookie
delivery methods.
Why Is a Plan Important?
A plan of safety is essential for in-person cookie sales
• It defines the safety rules for in-person cookie sales.
• It helps ensure the physical safety of the Girl Scout
participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
• It helps protect the privacy of the Girl Scout.
• It informs everyone of the rules that are to be followed.
Thanks for watching, and remember…
• Become familiar with the Girl Scout Safety Checkpoint
• Create a safety plan with parents/caregivers or troop leaders.
Thank You for Watching!
• You have now completed the Safety First tutorial and we
hope you found the information helpful.
• You will find more tutorials within Digital Cookie.
• Thank you for joining us to keep Girl Scouts safe!

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