Using technology and the Internet safely, responsibly and respectfully
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As part of our commitment to your children’s safety, as well as following the leadership of Fulton County Schools, River Eves Elementary has embraced digital citizenship as an important part of educating today's students. Our school and our district believe that preparing students to use technology safely, responsibly and respectfully is essential. As a result of this belief, we teach K-5 students hands-on skills related to internet safety, protecting online reputations, personal privacy, managing online relationships, and respecting creative copyright. The lessons, developed by Common Sense Media, lay the groundwork for students to successfully use technology to enhance their learning both at home and school.
School-based instruction is just one component to developing good digital citizens. Parents and guardians are encouraged to play an active role in their child(ren)'s use of technology at home. The Common Sense Media website has excellent resources for parents to help their child(ren) navigate our digital world.
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We know that with all the advantages the Internet can bring to your family’s life, there can also be pitfalls.
To help you talk with your children about Internet Safety and how to be a good Digital Citizen, the following Parent Resources are available on the Common Sense Media Website:
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Information On Setting The Parental Controls For Cable TV And Internet Providers:
Internet Safety & Device Care Video
Fulton County Schools has produced the following video to give students an overview of responsible internet use and how to care for their school-issued learning device. These were produced in partnership with Dell Technologies and Advanced Learning Partnerships Inc. and are a complement to Common Sense Media’s Digital Citizenship curriculum shared by our school METIs.
The video can be accessed on the FCS-TV YouTube page through these links: