Internet Safety & Cyber Bullying
The internet and digital media are a fact of life. Children and teens rely on these mediums for researching school projects, obtaining music and, most importantly for socializing. Their knowledge of the internet far surpasses that of the adults around them. While the internet offers a world of opportunity and is a great resource, it can also be dangerous. It is important for adults to be internet savvy. Learn more about the internet.
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The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.
NetSmartz provides resources for educators that offer multiple ways to engage students, parents and communities in important lessons in digital citizenship and online safety.
NetSmartz Video Series presents digital safety lessons in a fun and age-appropriate manner for younger youth. For teens, real-life stories and interviews with teenagers across the country provide the basis for real-world learning.
Stop Bullying Now provides information for schools and parents about preventing bullying in schools.
Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of all kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century.
The Child Mind Institute -"Screen Time and Technology" provides media and technology basics for young children through teenage years. The Child Mind Institute is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders by giving them the help they need to thrive.