Internet Safety Resources
Resources for Digital Citizenship
Cell phone usage
Texting abbreviations: http://www.cnn.com/2014/12/08/living/internet-acronyms-every-parent-should-know/
This page contains an
article and a video to help parents get up to date regarding their teens’
Cell phone contract: http://cyberbullyingbook.com/cyberbullying_cell_phone_contract.pdf
This is a contract that
parents and children can enter into regarding expectations for use of cell
Rules for safe cell phone
This page contains 10
rules for safe cell phone usage, good tips for adults as well as kids.
Safe cell phone
More ideas about how
parents can help their children be safe while using their cell phones.
Cyberbullying scenarios: http://cyberbullyingbook.com/Cyberbullying_Scenarios.pdf
These are scenarios that
can be used by teachers and/or parents to discuss the topic of cyberbullying
This webpage on the
Connecticut State Board of Education site contains links to the bullying laws
This booklet contains information
for helping parents and other caregivers deal with bullying.
tips for parents: http://cyberbullying.us/resources/parents/
This page contains
multiple resources to help parents identify and help their children deal with
Many articles for parents
to read about a variety of bullying aspects.
Privacy and Internet Safety: https://www.commonsensemedia.org/privacy-and-internet-safety
This webpage contains multiple
resources to help parents teach their children about Internet safety, includes
videos, articles and much more.
This webpage contains some
great tips for helping parents teach their children about internet safety. The bottom of the page has links to a variety
of great resources.
Internet safety game: http://pbskids.org/webonauts/
This is a game designed to
teach kids about internet safety.
Digital footprints: https://learnersedge.anisakai.com/access/content/group/70813358-01dc-48d5-81d7-31c73dd8b29d/Helping%20Students%20Create%20Positive%20Digital%20Footprints.pdf
This article gives
guidance to parents and teachers to help students create positive digital
Here is another article to
help parents teach their children how to build positive digital footprints.
Lesson Plans for teachers
Digital Safety: http://www.21things4students.net/21/cybersafety/
This website contains
lesson plans for teachers to use when teaching students to be safe online.
Digital footprints: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/classroom-solutions/2012/03/teaching-students-about-their-digital-footprint-or-how-do-you-know-about
This site contains a video
and lesson plan for teachers to use when teaching students about their digital