• Digital Citizenship:

    Using technology and the Internet safely, responsibly and respectfully

     

     Digital Citizenship

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    Digital Citizenship - Metro Nashville Public Schools Technology

    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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    More Information from FCS:

    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:

    Cyberbullying Resources for Parents and Families

    Once kids go online, their chances of finding cyberbullies, haters, and trolls is, sadly, quite high. Find age-specific guidelines, videos, and articles to help with tough conversations -- whether your kid is a bully or is being bullied. Common Sense Media answers all your cyberbullying questions, offering age-appropriate advice, school resources, and more from parents and experts.

    Online Safety Resources for Parents and Families

    To help kids maximize the Internet's benefits -- while minimizing the risks – Common Sense Media offers the latest research, tips, and tools on what really keeps kids safe. Which privacy settings should you use? What are the ins and outs of parental controls? Get tips on everything from the basics, such as smart usernames, to the big stuff, such as appropriate sharing.

    Resources about Social Media Devices for Parents and Families

    Getting a cellphone has become a milestone for most kids. Common Sense helps parents lay the groundwork for responsible cellphone use and manage the challenges and opportunities they bring. Learn how to decide the right age to get your kid a cellphone, set rules, choose the right phone and service plan, and stay on top of what your kid is doing on his or her phone.

     

    Information On Setting The Parental Controls For Cable TV And Internet Providers:

    Xfinity

    DIRECTV

    Spectrum

    AT&T Internet

    Dish Network