Internet and Social Media Awareness

The Internet has many benefits, however, it is important to remember that scholars are being exposed to a wide range of content as they work and play online. As a school district, we are continuing to educate students about the risks posed by irresponsible use of the Internet. We encourage every parent to be a part of proactive efforts to help our youth use their social media accounts in a safe and responsible way. Scholars also play an important role in alerting their parents and school administrators to any suspicious online behavior that they witness.

Common Sense Media provides educators with a free, high quality K-12 digital citizenship curriculum covering eight categories:
 
 
Students and parents are encouraged to save Common Sense Media's free, downloadable PDFs
 

 
To learn the pros, cons, and best practices for the most popular social sites and apps your tweens and teens are using, click here.
To explore questions (by age) about Cell Phone Parenting, click here.
To explore questions (by age) about Facebook, Instagram, and Social, click here.
To explore questions (by age) about Cyberbullying, Haters, and Trolls, click here.
To explore questions (by age) about Privacy and Internet Safety, click here.

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