Parent Internet Safety Resources

Internet Safety

 

Parental Controls

windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/products/features/parental-controls
windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-8/family-safety 
apple.com/findouthow/mac/#parentalcontrols 
support.apple.com/kb/HT4213 
support.apple.com/kb/ht1904
thenextweb.com/apps/2013/08/21/childs-play-how-androids-restricted-profiles-stacks-against-ios-parental-controls
att.net/smartcontrols-IncreaseSafety 
yourguide.vzw.com/collection/mobile-technology-tips-for-parents

Articles and other Resources

Kahn Academy: A library of online content (videos, tutorials, assessments etc.) that teach concepts in math, chemistry, physics, history, finance etc. These resources are available to anyone with computer access: khanacademy.org

Gcflearnfree.org: Free online tutorials from computer basics, iPad use and social media, this website offers good, up-todate information for many different levels of computer users. gcflearnfree.org/computers

Edudemic information for teachers,  students, and parents features many tools, tips, articles, visuals, and content from many world-wide authors with a focus on connecting teachers, administrators, students, and just about anyone with the “best technology on the planet.” edudemic.com

Online Articles for Parents:

11 Social Media Apps Teens are Using
nbcnews.com/technology/moms-you-oughta-know-11-social-media-apps-teens-are-6C10833314

The Parent Trap
makeuseof.com/tag/family-friendly-rules-technology-home/utm_campaign=newsletter&utm_source=2012-09-17

Talk Tips
tc.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/resources/parents/tips.pdf

Media Fast: A time for self-reflection and growth
tc.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/digitalnation/resources/parents/mediafast.pdf

Cell phone contracts
cyberbullying.us/cyberbullying_cell_phone_contract.pdf  
tweenparenting.about.com/od/tweenculture/a/Parent-Child-Cell-Phone-Contracts.htm 

Safety tips for mobile devices
stopthinkconnect.org/tips-and-advice/safety-for-mobile-devices