Technology plays a huge role in the lives of our children, with the average age of a child having their own cell phone at 10 years old and 50 % of kids having their own social media accounts by the age of 12. Kids are able to connect and communicate with people all over the world through apps and online games. Its important now more than ever that parents educate themselves so that are equipped to manage and respond to the dangers the internet exposes our youth to.
SMART PHONE SAFETY
A parents guide to smartphone safety- risks and tips
PROTECTING KIDS ONLINE
Tips for protecting, learning and engaging with your kids about online safety
TALKING TO TEENS ABOUT SEXTING
The risks, how to talk about it, and what to do if an image is already out there
PROTECT YOUNG EYES
A website that provides information about the popular apps kids are using, parental controls, and free webinars for parents
YOU SENT A SEXT NOW WHAT
Information for kids to know about sexting and steps to take after sendjng images
COMMON SENSE MEDIA
Reviews of popular movies, tv shows, apps and games specifically for parents, including safety concerns.
Digital safety lessons for kids elementary, middle and high school age. Also contains information on a variety of topics, including cyber bullying, sexting and sextortion, social media, smartphones, gaming, and online enticement.