Internet Safety & Digital Literacy Resources for Distance Learning
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Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum Overview
Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. Includes reviews (apps, games, movies, etc.), videos, online training, K-12 curriculum, and much more. These are excellent resources from Common Sense Media that are designed to help provide cyberbullying and online relationships guidance to parents. Use them to empower yourselves with the knowledge and tools you need to guide your kids toward making safe and smart choices in their digital lives.
Cyberbullying resource for parents:
- Bullying Awareness and Prevention
Internet Safety resources for parents:
- Digital Citizenship Resources from Cyberwise
- Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup from Edutopia
A collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.
- Heads Up: Stop. Think. Connect. is a guide for kids ages 8-12 and is available in Spanish.
- Living Life Online is a guide for tweens/teens.
- NetSmartz is an online safety education program. It provides age-appropriate videos and activities to help teach children be safer online with the goal of helping children to become more aware of potential online risks and empowering them to help prevent victimization by making safer choices on- and offline.
- OnGuard Online | Your Safety Net
OnGuardOnline.gov provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information. All resources are available in English and Spanish as well. As a starting point, viewing and discussing the content of these informational videos will go a long way toward ensuring you and your children are informed and aware of potentially harmful things that lurk on the Internet.
- Oregon Department of Justice consumer protection tips
- A Parents' Guide to Cybersecurity from Connect Safely
- WiredSafety is the first online safety, education, and help group in the world.