Student & Family Resources

  • Be Internet Awesome

    To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.

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  • Tips for Safe Social Networking for Teens

    These tips, based on the latest research, will help teens’ socializing stay fun and safe.

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  • Cybersecurity: 7 Ways to Keep Kids Safe Online

    Kids can be exposed to unique risks in cyberspace. Help kids remember that cybersafety should always be a priority, and check out these tips for promoting kids’ Internet security.

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  • Why the Best Parental Control Is You

    Digital tools and settings can help you stay on top of your kid's online life, but can't replace staying involved, having conversations, and helping them make responsible choices.

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  • Parents and Educators Tip Card

    In order for children to be safe online and to make safe and smart choices with their technology, it requires the adults in their lives to remind them about practicing healthy cybersecurity hygiene and help them as they learn the advantages and disadvantages of technology and the Internet.

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  • Parental Controls - Stay Safe Online

    Parental controls are available on most internet-enabled devices like computers, smartphones, tablets and gaming systems. When enabling parental controls, use age-appropriate settings to filter, monitor and block your child’s activities.

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  • Top 8 DNS/Content Filtering for Home to Protect Family and Kids from Cyber Threats

    By using DNS filtering, you can ensure kids are protected from browsing dangerous online sites.

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  • The Parent’s Guide to Cybersecurity

    Although there can never be a 100% guarantee of safety and security online or offline, there are things you and your kids can do that can greatly reduce the chances of something going wrong.

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  • Securing Today's Online Kids

    The number of ways children today can go online and interact with others is staggering. From new social media apps and games to schools issuing Chromebooks, kids’ social lives and futures depend on their ability to make the most of technology. As parents, we want to make sure they do so in a safe and secure manner. However, this can be a challenge, as many of us never grew up in a technical environment like this. To help you, we cover the key steps to enabling today’s kids to make the most of technology safely and securely.

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  • Introducing 1.1.1.1 for Families

    Since launching 1.1.1.1, the number one request we have received is to provide a version of the product that automatically filters out bad sites. While 1.1.1.1 can safeguard user privacy and optimize efficiency, it is designed for direct, fast DNS resolution, not for blocking or filtering content. The requests we’ve received largely come from home users who want to ensure that they have a measure of protection from security threats and can keep adult content from being accessed by their kids. Today, we're happy to answer those requests.

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  • Parents | FTC Consumer Information

    The best way to protect your kids online? Talk to them. While kids value the opinions of their peers, most tend to rely on their parents for help on the issues that matter most. Here are some resources to help you get started.

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  • Privacy and Internet Safety

    Which privacy settings should you use? What are the ins and outs of parental controls? Get tips on everything from the basics, such as smart usernames, to the big stuff, such as appropriate sharing.

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  • Children’s Interactive Cybersecurity Activity Kit

    With this activity kit, parents, teachers and other guardians have some concrete tools to help teach their children about online safety and security in a fun and engaging way.

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  • Checking Browser History - Tips for Parents

    Learn how to check your browser history and find out what web sites your kids are visiting. Hosted by Liz Perle, Common Sense Media's Editor-In-Chief.

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