Internet Safety Resources
There are numerous resources online for tips and educational information on digital citizenship and Internet safety, as well as a plethora of research, but it helps to have a sense of direction navigating these items.
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Used as part of the district’s Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship curriculum, Common Sense Media has a number of specific resources on media and technology.
iSafe is another a well regarded resources used as part of the District’s Internet Safety and Digital Citizenship curriculum.
Netsmartz from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Carnegie Mellon University’s My Secure Cyberspace
Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center's SAFE-Net (Security Awareness for Everyone on the Net)
FBI SOS (Safe Online Surfing for Grades 3-8)
Interactive Games and Resources
PA Attorney General's Child Safety
Parry Aftab is an often interviewed and cited expert that deals with Internet Safety and related topics. She has a number of resources on her website at http://www.aftab.com/ and https://www.wiredsafety.com/
The Federal Trade Commission has information on many things like privacy, fraud emails, scams, facial recognition, Identity Theft and other topics.
http://www.ftc.gov/ and http://onguardonline.gov/
Just for parents http://onguardonline.gov/features/feature-0002-featured-info-parentsNet Cetera Toolkit http://onguardonline.gov/features/feature-0004-featured-net-cetera-toolkit
The Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University contains a wealth of information and reports.
The cyberbullying research center seeks to identify the causes and consequences of cyberbullying.
Understanding Apps for Parents:
FBI Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
A Parent's Guide to Snap Chat and Maps
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)