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Digital citizenship basics

Digital Citizenship Families.pdf

The document above includes links to digital citizenship resources geared toward families to support discussions, activities, and information on digital citizenship and internet safety topics like media balance and cyberbullying.

Tips for Managing Technology at Home.pdf

The document above provides tips for supporting managing student devices when at home. These tips include things like setting time limits and checking files.

Setting Up Parental Controls.pdf

The document above includes information for setting up parental controls with a variety of internet providers. Parental controls can be excellent supports for managing technology use at home.

Be Internet awesome

Be Internet Awesome is Google's digital citizenship and internet safety program.  It includes a full curriculum as well as online games that accompany the program called Interland.  Be Internet Awesome has a full site for families that can be accessed by clicking on the following link: Be Internet Awesome Families.  The family page includes specific activities that families can do at home and resources for internet safety and tools for the home.

This video walks through the Be Internet Awesome website, resources, and the Interland games.

This video shares what Be Internet Awesome is all about and why it is important.

This video introduces Interland and the Internauts as well as the games students can play in Be Internet Awesome.


Click on the link above to access the Be Internet Awesome Family Guide.  The Family Guide is a digital citizenship and internet safety program that families can do together.

Google_BeInternetAwesome_DigitalCitiizenshipSafety_Tips_EN (1).pdf

Click on the link above to access the Be Internet Awesome Safety Tips.  These Safety Tips correspond to the tenets of Be Internet Awesome's program: Smart, Alert, Strong, Kind, and Brave.


Click on the link above to access Google's Digital Well Being Family Guide.  This guide helps families navigate conversations around building healthy and productive digital and screen time habits.

Common sense media

Common Sense Media is an organization that provides reviews and articles for parents and families on a variety of digital topics.  They review movies, TV shows, games and apps for parents and share articles on digital citizenship and issues like screen time and digital well being.  Common Sense Media also has an extensive K-12 digital citizenship curriculum that we use in our district.  They have also created Wide Open School a great resource for distance learning.

Screenshot of Common Sense Media Parent homepage

Click on the link above to access Common Sense Media's website for parents.  There are many great resources within the Common Sense Media parent site including a Back to School Guide.