Parent Resources

Common sense media

Visit the website to find tips and articles by age, topic, and platform.

Practice digital literacy skills 

in a social media simulation

Social Media TestDrive prepares young people for the online world through experiential learning in a simulated social media environment. Click on the image to the left to learn more.

Livingston Parish Laptop Care and Internet Safety Videos

Blue LED light, found in all tablets and phones, significantly suppresses melatonin, which is the hormone that induces sleep. The light can delay sleep as much as three hours depending on the amount of exposure.

Resources in Spanish

Parental Control/Security Software

If you have concerns about parental controls and/or security, there are companies that provide software for home devices.  You can find more information by searching for "parental control software" and "family cell phone monitoring".

For more information about internet safety, parent concerns, etc., please visit