Internet Safety and Resources for Parents
Pottsgrove is committed to promoting Internet safety and ethical practices among our students through our instructional programs and in the community through periodic evening forums. Below are some resources to support parents in promoting Internet safety at home and connect parents to community resources to combat cyberbullying.FAQ About Internet SafetyCyberbullying Affects Real Lives- A short video by seventh grade students at PGMS
The Cyberbullying Research Center offers resources for parents and teachers for helping kids stay safe online and use other technologies like cell phones responsibly. For example, here are some tips for preventing and responding to cyber-bullying:
Onguard Online- Created by the federal government with games, videos and other resources for teaching kids of all ages and adults about online safety. Be sure to download the parent guide Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online available free at this site..
WiredSafety- Internet safety and information on responding to incidents of cyberbullyng
Protecting Kids Online- http://www.center-school.org/pko/
Safety Tips from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children- http://www.netsmartz.org/safety/safetytips.htm
WiredKids.org offers articles and information for children ranging from age 7 to 18 as well as information for adults and parents. It offers children articles, video clips, and stories written by children for children. Not all content is about online safety- http://www.wiredkids.orgOnline Guard provides tips from the federal government and IT industry to help be on the guard for Internet fraud and to keep your computer and personal information secure- http://onguardonline.gov/index.htmlTools for Digital Parenting - check out the Family Online Safety Institute and the National PTA resources for parents.
Much more at https://www.pgsd.org/Domain/58