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PDF of the my Parenting with Technology Presentation (PDF). Click on the slides to go right to the websites.


GuardingKids.com: Negotiating Technology with your Child
http://guardingkids.blogspot.com/2013/03/negotiating-technology-with-your-child.html

Understanding Snapchat
http://www.guardingkids.com/2016/04/teens-love-snapchat.html

Comcast: Growing Up Online
Free Online Security and Internet Safety eBook for Kids

Common Sense Media
Common Sense is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.  We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.

Also from Common Sense Media:
15 Apps and Websites Kids Are Heading to After Facebook
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/15-apps-and-websites-kids-are-heading-to-after-facebook

ReThink is an award winning, non-intrusive, innovative, patent-pending
software product that effectively stops cyberbullying before the damage is done.
http://www.rethinkwords.com/

ConnectSafely | Online Safety 3.0
ConnectSafely.org is a Silicon Valley, Calif.-based nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. Here you’ll find research-based safety tips, parents’ guidebooks, advice, news and commentary on all aspects of tech use and policy. The parents section contains valuable guides, by parents, for parents. These are a growing collection of short, clearly written guidebooks that demystify apps, services and platforms popular with kids and teens.

Cyberbullying Research Center
This web site serves as a clearinghouse of information concerning the ways adolescents use and misuse technology. It is intended to be a resource for parents, educators, law enforcement officers, counselors, and others who work with youth. Here you will find facts, figures, and detailed stories from those who have been directly impacted by online aggression. In addition, the site includes numerous resources to help you prevent and respond to cyberbullying incidents.
http://cyberbullying.org/

Also see quick links to reporting cyberbullying:
http://cyberbullying.org/report/ 

Parents | Embrace Civility
Site is dedicated to effectively addressing youth risk in the digital age will require a multidisciplinary collaborative approach that involves educators, mental health professionals, and law enforcement. Comprehensive approaches must be ground in solid policies and practices, provide professional development, present student and parent education, and ensure ongoing evaluation.
http://www.embracecivility.org/informationaldocuments/

FOSI: Parenting in the Digital Age
The Family Online Safety Institute brings a unique, international perspective to the potential risks, harms as well as the rewards of our online lives.  FOSI’s 30+ members, from Amazon to Yahoo! represent the leading Internet and communications companies in the world.  And our work encompasses public policy, industry best practice as well as good digital parenting.
https://www.fosi.org/policy-research/parenting-digital-age/

FOSI: Seven Steps to Good Digital Parenting
https://www.fosi.org/good-digital-parenting/seven-steps-good-digital-parenting/

Also, Online Safety Cards For Kids
https://www.fosi.org/good-digital-parenting/online-safety-cards-kids-technology-gifts/

Huffington Post: Parenting and Technology
The site offers news, blogs, and original content and covers politics, business, entertainment, environment, technology, popular media, lifestyle, culture, comedy, healthy living, women's interests, and local news. 

Pacer Publications about Bullying Prevention
PACER Center’s Bullying Prevention Project unites, engages, and educates communities nationwide to prevent bullying through creative, relevant, and interactive resources.

Parenting Resources from Edutopia
Edutopia's vision is of a new world of learning based on the compelling truth that improving education is the key to the survival of the human race.  
Netsmartz Parents & Guardians
Explore topics such as cyberbullying and social networking with our free collection of online videos. Through animations and real-life stories, NetSmartz can help you better protect your children while they're online.
http://www.netsmartz.org/Parents

Make sure to watch one of the Netsmartz Parent Presentations, easily online:
http://www.netsmartz.org/Presentations/Parents

Top 10 Android Parental Control Apps to Check Up on Those Pesky Kids http://joyofandroid.com/best-android-parental-control-apps/

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