Below are links to information to help you teach your children to safely and ethically use their digital devices (e.g., iPods,instant messaging, chat, computer games, game consoles, cell phones, text messaging, webcams).

1. OnGuard Online - http://onguardonline.gov

NetCetera.pdf
NetCetera.pdf

NetCetera.pdf

- This is a guide to help parents and teachers talk with kids about being online. A printed copy was sent home with all 4th and 5th graders on Friday, May 18th.


Some highlights from OnGuard Online - Section: Protect Kids Online
  • Talk to Your Kids - Tips for chatting with kids about being online
  • Kids and Socializing Online - Tips for parents whose teens use social networks
  • Cyberbullying - Tips for parents about how to prevent or stop cyberbullying
  • Kids: Texting - Tips for talking to your kids about texting on their phones
  • Parental Controls - Parental control options for parents who want to monitor or limit their kids’ online activity
  • Young Kids - Tips for talking to young kids about being online
  • Teens - Tips for talking to teens about being online
  • Tweens - Tips for talking to tweens about being online

2. iKeepSafe - http://www.ikeepsafe.org/
iKeep Safe teamed up with Google to create a curriculum for educators to teach what it means to be a responsible digital citizen.