Resources

We recommend the following sites as a guide for you on your internet journey! Many parents, educators and students find these resources useful

Tips, Trends, New Technology, Public Policy, and Research

  • ConnectSafely: connectsafely.org à Tips and Guides for Parents & Teens
  • Center on Media & Child Health: cmch.tv à Medical research-based tips on healthy media use (Harvard Medical, Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Public Health)
  • NetFamilyNews: netfamilynews.org à Weekly newsletter
  • Internet Safety for Kids & Families: http://internetsafety.trendmicro.com à Blog on all things online safety, media literacy & digital citizenship

Be Online.

  • Filter content by age on Apple devices (iPads, iPhone, iPod Touch)
  • Filter’s apps, movies, music, tv shows by age: Go to Settings à General à Restrictions
  • For Safari browser, use Mobicip app: ($4.99) –kid-friendly browser
  • Filter content by age on Android devices
  • Included parental control filters hides apps w/ age filter (can be turned on/off)
  • Trend Micro Mobile Security (Android Market) – also has full security features (block access to hacked sites, block spam/phishing text messages, & more)

Be Safe Online.

Be Kind Online.

Be Savvy Online.

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