These resources are designed to help your school provide Internet safety guidance to parents in whatever format works for you: in person, through mailings, or on your website. Use them to empower your parent community with the knowledge and tools they need to guide their kids toward making safe and smart choices in their digital lives.
Handouts to download and distribute
Print these PDF tip sheets and make them available at back-to-school nights, during parent-teacher conferences, or include them in a mailing:
Parent Tip Sheet: Internet Safety for ElementaryMiddle/High School Kids
Advice parents can view online
Direct parents to these articles from our parent advice area, which is rich with guidance for parents on keeping their kids safe online. We encourage you to put links to these on your website or in your email newsletter to parents.
Internet Safety: Rules of the Road for KidsRules of the Road for Parents in a Digital AgeHelp Your Kids Stay Safe and Secure in a 24/7 Digital WorldTech Talk: Beyond Internet SafetyIs It Safe to Post Photos of Your Kids?Discussion guides
Use these guides to help facilitate a conversation with parents about Internet safety. The guides include open-ended questions as well as short vignettes designed to get parents talking about their experiences, concerns, and solutions when it comes to keep their kids safe online.
GuideDeepen parent engagement
Take your parent education and engagement to the next level by hosting a workshop, surveying your community, and encouraging parents and kids to talk about technology together. All of these resources are available in English and Spanish from the pages linked below.
Host a workshop to provide parents with an overview of today's media landscape and tips for raising media smart kids.Conduct a survey to understand parent and student experiences, concerns, and hopes when it comes to media and technology.