The Internet offers a wealth of information and resources. However, students can be exposed to dangers while online if they don't know how to make safe and smart choices. Parents and educators must provide guidance and information to help them understand how to use the Internet in a safe and appropriate way.
The information and resources below are provided to help parents keep children safe online.
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.
OnGuardOnline.gov is the federal government’s website to help you be safe, secure and responsible online.
Developed through the K-12 High Speed Network, this California Department of Education webpage for parents includes information about social networking, blogging, "Net lingo" and other topics of interest to parents. Answers common questions parents have about what kids are doing online.
Family Media Agreements
The Family Media Agreement is a checklist that parents can use to guide conversations with their kids about media use. It’s designed to help parents establish guidelines and expectations around media use and behavior that are right for their family. It’s a great way to help parents and kids get on the same page about media and technology use.
Download the Family Media Agreement