Each member of our community has a role to play in helping our young people understand the consequences of questionable online behaviour and a responsibility to model good behaviour in our electronic activities. The District encourages you to explore the resources below and learn more about how we can all be good digital citizens.
- MediaSmarts - Resources for Parents and Families
Choose from a list of various topics including 2SLGBTQIA+ Representation, Alcohol Marketing, Visible Minorities, and Young People in a Wired World.
- CommonSense Media: Parenting Tips and FAQs
Use a drop down menu to choose topics and age-appropriate resources and articles providing good advice for families, such as;
- Kidsintheknow.ca - A safety program designed to empower children and reduce their risk of victimization with a focus on self-esteem and critical problem-solving skills.
- Government of Canada; Get Cyber Safe
- NLESD Social media Use policy (FIN-502)
- Bullying is NOT Cool!
- Safe and Caring Schools
- PrevNet - A Canadian Resource on Bullying
- Need Help Now
- Protect Kids Online
- MediaSmarts.ca - A Canadian, not-for-profit charitable organization for digital and media literacy. Their vision is that children and youth have the critical thinking skills to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.
- Privacy Education for Young Canadians - A site available from the youth privacy section of the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. Here you will find a variety of resources and tools that have been designed for Canadian educators and parents/guardians.
- Commonsensemedia.org - A resource dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice needed to thrive in a world of media and technology.
- Netsmartz.org - A resource provided for parents/guardians, educators and youth from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
- Cybertip.ca - A resource operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, the site's mandate is to protect children from online sexual exploitation.
Parents/Guardians who have concerns about inappropriate or questionable online activities should discuss the matter with their children and bring it to the attention of the school and law enforcement.
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