Cyber Safety

Welcome to the cyber safety page! On this page, we will provide resources to help you talk to your child about keeping safe on the Internet.

To begin, we have provided you with a brief video that explains the benefits and pitfalls of social networking sites. Please click on the link below to download the video to your desktop and view from your computer. Please remember to choose "Save" when you access the video instead of clicking "Open". Save the video to your computer and then access and play it from there.

Social Networking - an overview video

To read more on the topic, click on the links below. 

Family Engagement Resources: Digital Literacy Website dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. Unbiased information, advice, and innovative tools to help children harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.
Teen Safe Website dedicated to assisting parents in monitoring their child's texts, phone calls and social media interactions.
Parent Guidelines for Social Media Tips to help children keep their online interactions safe, productive, and positive. Research and guidance on social media basics. Learn about apps and websites, and get tips on talking to your kids about sharing, posting, and avoiding digital drama.
Questions for Your Teen About Social Media Conversation starters for parents and teens regarding social media.
OurPact App A free service for setting time-based restrictions on smart phones and mobile devices. Parents can install it on a child's device, and control the settings to set device bedtimes, schedules, and block or grant access to apps at a moment's notice.
Tips to Keep Your Child Safe on the Internet Assistance i helping your kids use the Internet productively and practice safe, responsible online behavior.
Easy, Free Browser Hacks to Make the Internet Safe for Your Child Create a more kid-friendly online experience with smart tweaks to your internet browser.
5 Questions to Ask Before You Get Your Kid a Phone Simple questions to ask yourself and your child before purchasing a phone for them.
A Parent's Ultimate Guide to YouTube How to enjoy YouTube with your kids without feeling overwhelmed and confused.
9 Social Media Red Flags Parents Should Know Find Out what social media features are cause for concern - no matter which app your kid is using.
Apps to Track Online Activity Apps to help parents keep track of what your kids are doing online.
Is Your Child Being Cyberbullied? Conversations to have with your child if you suspect they are being cyberbullied.
5 Strategies for Getting Kids off Devices Ways to get beyond, "Just a sec," and get your child off of their devices.
Student Guide to Social Media Find out why colleges and employers look at your social media posts.
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