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    Fulton County School has once again partnered with Common Sense Media to provide Digital Citizenship lessons and resources for students, teachers and parents.

     

    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, we offer the following links to Common Sense Media’s Parent Resource pages:

     

    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. 

     

    Recursos de ciudadanía digital para padres y familias

    Para ayudar a los niños a maximizar los beneficios de Internet y minimizar los riesgos, Common Sense Media ofrece las últimas investigaciones, consejos y herramientas sobre lo que realmente mantiene a los niños seguros. También responden todas sus preguntas sobre el acoso cibernético, ofreciendo consejos apropiados para su edad, recursos escolares y más de parte de padres y expertos.