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Passwords

Key Learning Objectives

  • Understand what a password is and why they are important
  • Learn 3 skills to keep your passwords safe and secure

Just 4 steps to complete the episode!

  1. 1.Watch the short 3-minute animated video with the children. Play it a few times!
  2. 2.Discuss the video with the children using our conversation guide to help you.
  3. 3.Ask each child to complete the Kahoot! Quiz below.
  4. 4.Print the Activity Sheet below as homework for the children.
It is strongly recommended that each episode is delivered by a parent or teacher to children for maximum educational impact.
STEP 1

How to Create Strong Passwords?

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STEP 2

Conversation Guide

Useful questions and answers to help you guide the conversation with kids

What is a password?
It’s a secret word or phrase that helps you get onto an app, game, website or device.
How does a password protect you?
It stops other people getting into your accounts online, accessing your personal information, and other stuff that you have in there.
What does a strong password look like?
  • It can be a word, a phrase, or a sentence.
  • It’s long and has capital letters, small letters, numbers, and special characters like !@#$% and so on.
  • They’re easy for you to remember but not easy for others to guess!
Examples of a strong password
Weak Passwords Strong Passwords
Mydog MyDogLoves1Treat#Daily
Laura25 L@ura.$Hops247
roblox pl@yRoblox41hour
thanks123 A1way$aYthank.u
disneyplus watCHd1sney+Plu$
What are three strong password skills?
  1. Use different passwords on every app and game that you use.
  2. Don’t share them.
  3. Change them often.
STEP 3

Take the Kahoot! Quiz

STEP 4

Homework Activity Sheet

This is a great homework activity for children to test their skills one more time, reinforcing what they have learned.

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Welcome to Trend Micro’s Internet Safety Series for Kids

Each Cyber Academy episode takes just 10-15 minutes to complete.
It is available for free, on demand for children age 7-10.
Start an episode today!

Each episode consists of:

  • A short three-minute animated video
  • A conversation guide to support teachers/parents (Q&A for kids)
  • A Kahoot! Quiz to reinforce the learning
  • A downloadable activity sheet to be used as homework
It is strongly recommended that each episode is delivered by a parent or teacher to children for maximum educational impact.

Passwords

Learn how to create strong passwords and its importance in keeping you safe online.

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Security

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Healthy Habits

Learn tips on healthy habits to help you be online in fun and clever ways!

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