Cyber Safety

By working together, families can help make the Internet a valuable learning tool that is safe for all students to use. Here is a list of useful links about safe and responsible online practices for parents, students and teachers:

Erase Bullying
Includes information on bullying of all sorts, including cyber bullying. Great resource for tips about online computer, and mobile device safety and protection.

Media Smarts
The Media Awareness Network is a comprehensive site that provides support for parents with information and tools so they can help children and teens develop the critical thinking skills they need for interacting with the media they love.

Digital Tattoo
Your digital tattoo is a permanent reflection of yourself based on your online activities. This site will assist you in learning to create an online identity that is a positive reflection of yourself.

Text Ed

An interactive site designed for both students and parents. Provides information about appropriate texting and the dangers of sexting and includes a detailed list of text messaging acronyms.

Be Web Aware
The objective of this site is to ensure young Canadians benefit from the Internet, while being safe and responsible in their online activities.

Canada’s national tip line for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children.

That’s Not Cool
That’s Not Cool specifically addresses cyber stalking and harassment through instant messenger and texting.

Cybertips for Teachers
Resources created by the Canadian Teacher’s Federation specifically for teachers.

Net Nanny
A fee-based filtering tool that allows parents to determine and control what Internet content enters the home. The website also contains safety information.

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