Internet Safety Resources
 
With technology access comes a set of responsibilities that need to be taught.  The topics listed below are explicitly taught in grades K-6 during library, counselor lessons, and in computer literacy class (Skyview only).
 
 K-4
 5-6
  • Identifying trusted adults
  • Identifying safe places online
  • Talking safely online
  • Identifying cyberbullying
  • Creating a positive digital footprint
  • Discussing netiquette
  • Mindful messaging
  • Reinforcing safe, respectful and responsible technology use
  • Reviewing the Responsible Use Agreement
  • Browsing the web safely
  • Communicating online
  • Identifying cyberbullying
  • Practicing digital citizenship skills
  • Reviewing privacy terms
  • Building a positive digital footprint
  • Understanding social networks
  • Taking digital images with personal devices
  • Recognizing Spam email
  • Reviewing the Responsible Use Agreement and student user accounts
 
Below are four websites with extensive resources that can be used at home to reinforce safe technology use and educate families about current technology trends.  Topics range from social media etiquette and privacy settings to establishing healthy lifestyles with screen-time balance.
 
 
common sense media  
Have a question or digital dilemma? Here you will find age-appropriate guidelines for your family plus videos and articles to help with the tough conversations.        
 
netsmartz  
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.
fosi
 
 
FOSI's Good Digital Parenting initiative empowers parents to confidently navigate the online world with their kids.
Connect Safely
ConnectSafely.org is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security in social media. Here you’ll find research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy.
 
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