The Internet has lots of great stuff to offer no matter what your age, but knowing where to find it can be daunting. The list of resources below have been created to help you help your child be a responsible digital citizenship, respecting yourself and others when using any sort of media, especially the Internet.
Common Sense Media
This is a great site to get information about all types of media: websites, movies, books, ect. There is good information about steps to take to protect your child online or on the phone. Also, tips for appropriate social networking depending on the age of your child. We use lessons from this site in our upper grades. Visit site now.
This site lists different topics and provides tips and discussion starters for talking with your kids about online behavior. We use the kids in our younger grades to introduce Internet Safety. Visit site now.
Even though children should not be setting up a Facebook account until the age of thirteen, more and more children are falsifying their age and entering the world of Facebook. This guide was created for parents to help understand the world of Facebook. If your child is under the age of 13 and is interested in belonging to a Social network, check out the list of possibilities by clicking here.
This article reposted on the 21st Century Fluency Project Blog offers some good advice to consider the next time you are posting to your Facebook page. Visit this article.
Looking for information about filters or spam or other security related issues? This site offers many resources including How-To Video Tutorials. Visit site now.