Digital Wellness & Safety 

Free Digital Literacy Curriculum


Ignition helps students acknowledge the benefits of digital communities and resources while guiding them to successfully navigate potential pitfalls in their digital lives.

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Six Digital Lessons:

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Connections and Community

This lesson focuses on digital literacy for students. Students practice building a positive online community, explore what having a digital identity means, and analyze online posts' permanence and that impact.

Safety and Privacy

Students learn what it means to have a digital footprint and ways to safeguard their privacy and security online.

Screen Time vs. Offline Time

Students explore the potential consequences of spending too much time online and put a plan in place to create a healthy balance between on- and offline time.

Technology and Data

Students practice protecting their digital data in online simulations -- from keeping their passwords safe to identifying digital threats.

Rights and Literacy

Students navigate being responsible creators in the online world and learn about their personal digital responsibility and rights.

Evaluating Content

Students learn how to confidently evaluate online content, analyzing it for accuracy and perspective. They’ll practice digital research skills by differentiating trustworthy sources and ads from inaccurate ones.

What's New?

Shorter, more digestible modules aligned to ISTE Standards.

  • Digital footprint
  • Screen time vs. offline time
  • Digital emotional intelligence
  • Privacy and location tracking
  • Digital drama
  • New content sources like “fake news”

Frequently Asked Questions:

New Topics Include:

How is Ignition Free?

How does Ignition align with my curriculum?

EVERFI has built a network of partners and sponsors who help fund Ignition for your school or district. Through multi-year commitments, EVERFI partners give teachers and administrators the assurance that programming can be launched at scale and even written into curriculum.

Ignition's lessons are aligned to national standards including ISTE Student Standards, the CASEL SEL Framework, and Common Career Technical Core. EVERFI provides comprehensive curriculum guides and standards alignment guides to help you plan for implementation. District partners also leverage Ignition through digital wellness initiatives in homeroom and advisory periods.

Inclusive & Relevant

Represents differences of access for socioeconomic groups and gender. 


Spark a sense of autonomy - students control and make smart choices about technology use.

Explore the Key Pillars of Ignition:

Real World Learning

Uses relatable, recognizable scenarios like digital drama, and managing their digital footprint.

Perfect for Grades 6-9