PARENT RESOURCES

District 219 is proud to be at the forefront of education with innovative programs such as AAL (Anytime Anywhere Learning). We also realize that for many families, this presents new challenges that must be constructively addressed. Please use the resources on this page as a beginning point for self education and family discussions. Student information specific to the program may be found at the AAL Help Desk.

Steps to Safe Surfing at Home
  1. Establish rules for your children.
    1. Time limitations
    2. Locations for using computers
    3. How to handle inappropriate content
  2. Discuss acceptable use.
  3. Supervise your children while on the Internet.
  4. Consider Internet Content Filtering.
  5. Ask your children to view their Social Network accounts with you.
Check out Digizen's Family Agreement for ideas.

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District 219 has partnered with Atomic Learning to provide teachers, students, and parents access to tutorials on common software and workshops on technology topics like blogging, Twitter, and Internet safety.  

Students can access Atomic Learning by visiting https://www.atomiclearning.com/k12/login/nileshs and logging in using their NTHS219 username and password. Families can connect to Atomic Learning by going to www.atomiclearning.com/k12. Each campus has a unique username and password that they can provide families. Check the Campus Portal for free parent access.


Additional Resources

A Common Sense Approach to Internet Safety (Common Sense Media and Google)

Digital Dossier (Encouragement to think about digital footprints)

Digizen Parent Resources (A variety of brief, informative presentations)







Preventing Cyberbullying: Top Ten Tips for Parents  (Cyberbullying Research Center) 


Social Networking: What Parents Need to Know (Broward Co, Florida Sheriff's office)


Teach Parents Tech (YouTube Videos from Google)