There are many online resources to help parents understand safety considerations for our students when it comes to the internet and social media.
Common Sense Media
“Common Sense is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.”
The Internet Keep Safe Coalition (iKeepSafe) is a support network that “tracks global trends and issues surrounding digitally connected products and their effect on children. This research drives the continuous creation of positive resources for parents, educators and policymakers who teach youths how to use new media devices and platforms in safe and healthy ways.”
Internet Safety 101
Internet safety rules and tools.
Online Safety Guide
“An easy-to-understand booklet full of tips and tricks for keeping your family safe on the internet.”
Stay Safe Online by National Cyber Security Alliance
“NCSA’s mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals use, the networks they connect to and our shared digital assets.”
Stop. Think. Connect.
“STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ is the global cybersecurity awareness campaign to help all digital citizens stay safer and more secure online.”
Social Networking, Digital Safety & Cyberbullying – A Tip Sheet for Parents