• Privacy and Internet Safety

    Privacy and Internet Safety

    To help kids maximize the Internet's benefits -- while minimizing the risks -- we offer 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.

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  • How to Protect Kids and Teens from Identity Theft

    How to Protect Kids and Teens from Identity Theft

    As a parent there are so many things you need to worry about to keep your kids safe, now there is another. Did you know that identity theft of kids and teens is on the rise?

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  • Secure All Your Secrets

    Secure All Your Secrets

    Personal privacy and security are just as important online as they are offline. Safeguarding valuable information helps kids avoid damaging their devices, reputations, and relationships.

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  • Be Internet Awesome from Google

    Be Internet Awesome from Google

    To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.

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  • What is a Chromebook?

    What is a Chromebook?

    Ever wanted to know what a Chromebook is, why your school has chosen them, and what your child will be learning and doing on them?

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  • Parents Ultimate Guide to Fortnite

    Parents Ultimate Guide to Fortnite

    Are your kids caught up in the Fortnite frenzy? Here's everything you need to know about this popular video game. By Frannie Ucciferri 3/6/2018

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  • How Much Screen Time Should Your Child Be Having?

    How Much Screen Time Should Your Child Be Having?

    Setting screen-time limits -- and helping kids moderate their own habits -- are all about finding the right balance for your family's needs and lifestyle. Common Sense Media offers advice for creating a realistic schedule, setting age-appropriate guidelines on TV time, finding the first websites for young kids to use, handling violent media, and managing kids' cell phone use.

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  • Create a Contract Between Parents and Children about Internet Usage

    Create a Contract Between Parents and Children about Internet Usage

    The Smart Talk gets parents and kids together for a conversation about being responsible with new technology.

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  • How Do I Keep My Child Safe on the Internet?

    How Do I Keep My Child Safe on the Internet?

    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.

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  • 5 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Kids

    5 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Kids

    Kids love YouTube. Whether they're watching funny videos, learning cool stuff, or uploading their own creations, they can stay busy on the popular channel. But not everything about YouTube is fun and games. Discover five ways to make YouTube safer for kids.

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  • Family Media Plan and Media Time Calculator

    Family Media Plan and Media Time Calculator

    Media should work for you & work within your family values & parenting style. When media is used thoughtfully & appropriately, media can enhance daily life. But when used inappropriately or without thought, media can displace many important activities such as face-to-face interaction, family-time, outdoor-play, exercise, unplugged downtime & sleep.

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  • Clean Up Your Digital Footprint

    Clean Up Your Digital Footprint

    Take some time to clean-up your digital footprint with this checklist.

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