General Information on the Digital Age
- Digital citizenship awareness – a brochure to send home
- MediaSmarts is a Canadian organization that supports the safe and healthy use of digitial and media tools. They have launched a brand new website section for parents and families to access. Topics covered include social media use, cyberbullying, online privacy, and many other issues parents can help their kids with. (http://mediasmarts.ca/parents)
- Common Sense Media parent support.
- Digital Life Family Tip Sheet
- CommonSense Media tips for Parents – pdf
- Digital Citizenship for Parents
- Regional Educational Media Center association of Michigan
- KidRex is a fun and safe search for kids, by kids! KidRex searches emphasize kid-related webpages from across the entire web and are powered by Google Custom Search™ and use Google http://www.kidrex.org/
- SafeSearch™ technology.
- Smart Seaching
- Common Sense Media and Smart Searching – A-B-C- Searching: https://sites.google.com/a/jeromeschools.org/common-sense-media/abc-searching-k-1
- Common Sense Media – Using keywords to search
Copyright and Plagiarism
- Promoting Ethical Online Behaviours with Your Kids
- Building Empathy in Children and Teens
- Family Online Rules
- Parents’ Guide to Cyberbullying
- Media Smarts Strategies for Fighting Cyberbullying
- (FR) Cyberintimidation – SPVM
- Sexting Resource – Very comprehensive and engaging
- Aider nos enfants à composer avec la cyberintimidation. Guide à l’intention des parents.
- Helping our kids deal with cyberbullying. A TELUS Wise® parent’s guide.
Online Safety and Digital Footprint
- Facebook Privacy Settings – Resource from Facebook about privacy settings – video
- Summarizes the positive and negatives about developing a digital footprint, including information about what employers look for when researching job candidates online – Video
- Digital Dossier Video: looks at all the digital information that’s accrued over one’s lifetime… – Video
- Shopping Safely Online – Video
- Online Safety Brochure and Parent/Student Contract for going online
- Protecting Children’s Privacy – A Guide for Parents, Careers and Educators
- Guide to Screen Additions and Responsible Digital Use Complete guide to screen addiction | Compare the Market
- Tips for Balancing Screen Time and Learning Balancing Screen Time and Learning (intel.com)