Digital Citizenship

There is a world of resources at our finger tips to help us navigate the digital world with our children.  

Common Sense Media
An online site that is aimed to help parents and kids living in the online world.  It has reviews/recommendations for all media (websites, games, apps, books, tv, movies, music). It also has a great parent blog to follow and a digital citizenship curriculum.  It publishes research on digital issues and discusses hot news topics/issues that have to do with the digital world. 


Safe, Smart & Social- A great online site that focuses on the positive of Digital Citizenship.  They have a great collection of wonderful videos and presentations about popular apps, digital footprint, and online safety.  A great site for both parents and kids.  Sign up for their newsletter so that their tips and videos come directly to your inbox.  Sign up                                                                         here- https://safesmartsocial.com/newsletter/

 
Google Safety Center-
 
Learn about Google safety tools designed to help you manage the security and privacy of your personal data. Help your family build good online safety habits with tools from Google and advice from their family safety partners.



Connect Safely
ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates – everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of social media and mobile technology. Here you’ll find tips, safety advice, articles, news, analysis, video and other resources to promote safe, effective use of connected technology.  They have great parent guides to Snap chat, Instagram, cyberbullying, and cybersecurity. 

 

Netsmartz
An online site that allows parents to read/watch resources related to the digital life of their kids.  They have a subscription newsletter and a great blog.  It also has programs/videos/games for all level of kids to teach them more about the online world and possible mistakes they can make. 

Additional Resources:


Anti-Cyberbullying