Computers and the Internet are tremendous tools for educators and students, and have significantly increased learning opportunities for students throughout Idaho.

As an educator, you play a crucial role in guiding our children towards smart choices while online. Teach children about the risks of the Internet, as well as the responsibilities of being a “cyber citizen,” to ensure our kids will not become victims or victimize others while online.

The tools and resources highlighted on this site are some of the best in the nation. We encourage you to incorporate these resources into your teaching experience.


  • Cyber Smart
    Empower K-8 students to use the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively using this free curriculum. Uses original standards-based lesson plans, includes student activity sheets, and is non-sequential for flexible implementation.
  • iSafe
    Free classroom curriculum with dynamic community outreach to empower students, teachers, parents, law enforcement, and concerned adults to make the Internet a safer place.



The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC), the academic division of the Cyber Innovation Center, is focused on growing and educating the next-generation, cyber-literate workforce through K-12 education. The United States Department of Homeland Security supports NICERC through a grant to develop and distribute cyber, STEM, and computer science curricula to educators across the country.


  • Educause:
    Compilation of publications and articles regarding education and cyber security issues. Specifically targets issues faced by secondary schools and higher education institutions.
  • Stay Safe Online for Educators:
    Information on practices you can teach to help safeguard your student’s computers. Includes K-12 curriculum that educators can use in classrooms, educational materials and other Internet resources, to include a new “Cyber Security Assembly Toolkit.”
  • National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE):
    NICE, led by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), is a partnership between government, academia, and the private sector focused on cybersecurity education, training and workforce development.
  • National Initiative for Cybersecurity Careers and Studies:
    Furthering Cybersecurity Education: Find what’s right for you and contact the NICCS team at to learn about how you can become more cyber-savvy!
  • Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) Education:
    America needs well trained professionals working in cybersecurity roles. These professionals are critical in both private industry and the government for the security of individuals and the nation. DHS is committed to strengthening the nation’s cybersecurity workforce through standardizing roles and helping to ensure they have well-trained cybersecuirty workers today as well as a strong pipeline of future cybersecurity leaders for tomorrow.