Topic: media and Internet use

Net-Cetera-image-205x300 Net Cetera Online Resources [downloadable]

Net-Cetera-image-205x300A service provided by the Federal Trade Commission, the Net Cetera online toolkit offers free resources to teach people about kids’ online safety.

The Net Cetera Booklet is a guide for parents, teachers, and other adults who spend time with kids. Read more ›

students-with tablet Internet Safety Resource: NSTeens [web resource]

students-with tabletNetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. Read more ›

child-with tablet Children And Media – Tips For Parents

child-with tabletIn a world where children are “growing up digital,” it’s important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills. Here are a few tips from the AAP to help parents manage the digital landscape they’re exploring with their children. Read more ›

child using tech Internet Safety Resource: NetSmartz Kids [web resource]

child using techNetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement.

Targeted for elementary-school-age students, Read more ›

browsing-15824_1280 Internet Safety and Online Privacy Concerns

Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization that helps families make smart media choices. Free resources include a library of independent age-based and educational ratings and reviews for movies, games, apps, TV shows, websites, books, and music. Common Sense Media also provides research, tips, and tools to keep kids safe. Read more ›

kids ipad New Guidelines for Media Use from the American Academy of Pediatrics

kids ipadToday, more than 30% of U.S. children first play with a mobile device when they still are in diapers, according to Common Sense Media. Furthermore, almost 75% of 13- to 17-year-olds have smartphones, and 24% admit using their phones almost constantly, according to the Pew Research Center.

The American Academy of Pediatrics convened Growing Up Digital: Media Research Symposium, from which a number of key messages for parents emerged. Read more ›

CHCvideoresource Media & Internet Use: Parent Intervention [video]

How much media and Internet use is too much? Learn when you should intervene and set limits. Read more ›

CHCvideoresource Media & Internet Use: Gaming [video]

Gaming and the associated role playing may simply be a social outlet, or it can be an addictive behavior or an escape from problems.  How can you evaluate the impact gaming has on your teen? Read more ›

CHCvideoresource Media & Internet Use: Cyber-bullying [video]

What are the signs that your child is a victim of cyber bullying? Learn more about cyber bullying and its affects. Read more ›

CHCvideoresource Media & Internet Use: Social Networking [video]

What do you need to know about your teen’s involvement with social media?  Watch this video to learn how to engage them in a discussion about their online behavior. Read more ›

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