Internet Safety Resources

 

Reality Check

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Not sure if a movie is age-appropriate? Looking for resources about digital media and your child?

Common Sense Media provides a wealth of detailed information to help your family make informed choices.

Check for age-appropriate movies, books and video games.

General resources and information for parents.

Family Media AgreementĀ 

Safety and Privacy Resources for families.

Screens and the brain:

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mental-wealth/201402/gray-matters-too-much-screen-time-damages-the-brain

 

Screen Time and general health:

http://www.screensmartschools.ca/sites/default/files/SS_info_sheet_for_families.pdf

too much screen time...

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/parents-need-to-drastically-cut-kids-screen-time-devices-american-heart-association/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gSYir3jkvc

Impact on the Brain

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/groundbreaking-study-examines-effects-of-screen-time-on-kids-60-minutes/

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/mental-wealth/201402/gray-matters-too-much-screen-time-damages-the-brain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvGawKcGNJ8

https://bigthink.com/mind-brain/screen-time-nih-study-60-minutes?rebelltitem=3#rebelltitem3

Cyberbullying, media messaging, privacy and digital footprints.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/family-tip-sheets

Manage Screen Time

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/5-simple-steps-to-a-healthy-media-diet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQOSMcGkt6E

Internet Safety – Background Information

http://www.screensmart.ca/internet_safety#screen_time_matters

Cell phones

 

Distraction

More distraction!

Strategies to manage distraction.

60 Minutes report on cell phone, social media addiction.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6CBb3yX9Zs

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