• Internet Safety Resources

    Netsmartz

    NetSmartz is parents' and guardians' premier, online resource for answering questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web. Search their knowledge base for answers to all of your questions about the online world! If you can't find what you're looking for, use the "Ask the Experts" tab to send us a new question.

    Why go to Netsmartz411?

    • Sometimes adults feel like they don't know quite as much as their children do about the Internet. This site is your opportunity to learn more. Anyone - a parent, guardian, grandparent, stepparent, teacher, or concerned friend - is welcome to use NetSmartz411 to better understand the opportunities and challenges children face online.
    • Your question will be answered by professionals who know a lot about Internet safety - the real-life analysts at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. We handle daily reports about the online exploitation of children, and know steps you can take to keep the children and teens in your life safer online.

    NetSmartz411 is provided at no cost to the public by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. This service is made possible by generous donations from the Qwest Foundation. We look forward to reading your questions and comments about the site.

    NetSmartz website

    Common Sense Media

    The digital world we live in is continuously expanding with an abundance of information shared online. Parents play a vital role in supporting and guiding our students at home.  Where does one look for tips and guidance for parents? Common Sense Media is a reliable website that shares resources about an array of media through reviews, ratings and ways to teach kids and families about our digital world.  Common Sense Media has a specific section for parents to have access to articles and recommendations on various topics, such as:
     
    • What should I do if my kid is bullied online?
    • How much screen time is OK for my kid(s)?
    • How can I use media to teach my kid empathy?

    Common Sense Media website