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Cyber Safety & Digital Literacy Resources

Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology. http://www.commonsensemedia.org/
Common Sense Media: 10 Simple Steps to Internet Safety for Parents http://www.commonsensemedia.org/advice-for-parents/10-simple-steps-internet-safety
Common Sense Media: Your Digital Footprint http://www.commonsensemedia.org/videos/student-intro-video-digital-footprint
Edutopia - Dealing with Digital Behavior Issues: A Parent Guide http://www.edutopia.org/blog/digital-behavior-issues-parent-guide-edward-chen
A Thin Line - MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower you to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in your life and amongst your peers. http://www.athinline.org/
That's Not Cool is a national public education campaign that uses digital examples of controlling, pressuring and threatening behavior to raise awareness about and prevent teen dating abuse. http://www.thatsnotcool.com/CalloutCards.aspx
Stop Bullying.gov provides teachers and parents with resources to prevent bullying. There is research and best practices addressing cyberbullying, prevention, and response. The entire site is also in Spanish. http://www.stopbullying.gov
NSTeens.org was created through a partnership between SprintĀ® and the Internet safety experts at NetSmartzĀ® Workshop. http://www.nsteens.org/
The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI) works to make the online world safer for kids and their families. We do this by identifying and promoting best practices, tools and methods in the field of online safety that also respect free expression http://www.fosi.org/
ConnectSafely is for parents, teens, educators, advocates - everyone engaged in and interested in the impact of the social Web. http://www.connectsafely.org/