Staying up to date on internet safety can be challenging since the internet changes every second. Here are several resources that can help you stay informed.
Common Sense Media – https://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Common Sense Media provides unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools that helps harness the power of media and technology. Educators will want to check out the free classroom resources. Parents can click on the Parent Concerns tab to explore various topics and age related ratings and reviews of resources that are relevant for children of all ages.
Graphite – https://www.graphite.org/
Graphite makes it easier for parents and educators to find the best apps, games, and websites for learning. Learn which resources have great learning value and which ones may post dangers.
NetFamilyNews – http://www.netfamilynews.org/
NetFamilyNews helps parents and educators stay informed about youth safety in a digital world. Read a recent post titled Perfect Digital Parenting Doesn’t Exist.
The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC) has several checklists including What Children Do Online and Through Social Networking, The Risks and Dangers of Being Online, and 10 Tips to Help Keep Your Child Safe Online that may be beneficial.