Internet Safety Resources

  1. Passwords:

View video

Practice password skills

Test password strength

2. Privacy:

Video: Sharing information online

Video: Privacy Test

Practice privacy skills

3. Digital Footprint

https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/lesson/the-power-of-digital-footprints

video

Module Activity – practice your skills!

Digital Reputation video

your online profile is public –

who is looking anyway?

4. Being nice to yourself and others: navigating social media

Social media and friendships- the need for boundaries

Oversharing

Link to MediaSmarts program:

A Day In The Life of the Jos

 

5. Ethics and Cyberbullying

video

CSM video

Practice Social Media Cyberbullying skills

6. Healthy Media Diet

Digital Wellness Quiz

Recognize addiction

Big Think Video – Slot machine effect

 

 

Link to MediaSmarts program:

A Day In The Life of the Jos

 

 

 

 

 

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

Cell phones

 

Distraction

More distraction!

Strategies to manage distraction.

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

School District #19 (Revelstoke) – Begbie View Elementary School