Technology plays a huge role in the lives of our children, with cell phones, tablets, and social media being integrated into our daily lives.  Kids are now able to connect and communicate with strangers from all over the world. Its important now, more than ever, that parents educate themselves, so that they are equipped to manage and respond to the dangers the internet exposes our youth to. We've compiled a list of resources to help parents learn measures they can take to protect their children, as well as tips on how to talk to kids about being safe online. 

APP GUIDE FOR PARENTS

A list of common apps for parents to be aware of. The purpose of the app and what parents should look out for is highlighted.

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 sending 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. 

NETSMARTZ

FBI SAFE ONLINE SURFING

Provides games and tests for teachers and students from grades 3 to 8 on safe online surfing.

Online Class