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Online Safety

ONLINE SAFETY RESOURCES
Beachwood City School District is committed to creating a safe online experience for your child. Our media specialists/librarians have compiled the resources on this page to help parents understand the Internet and social media, and to protect their children. For more information, please see the lower-right corner of this page to contact your child's school media specialist/librarian, principal or guidance counselor.
 
Raising Kids in a Digital World
Following Common Sense Media's Connecting Families curriculum, Beachwood City School Libraries with support by the Beachwood PTO is hosted an evening of Conversation Cases. You can find more information about this event HERE.  
 
Digital Glossary
Not sure how to decode your kids' text?
Need some brushing up on digital lingo?
Refer to Common Sense's Digital Glossary to get caught up.
 

With kids consuming more media than ever before, parents need new rules for how to manage it. View Common Sense Media's New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens

Parent Concerns
If you have concerns as a parent you are not alone. Common Sense Media has tackled parents' tough questions on how to take control of the technology in your kids' lives, look no further.
5 Social Media Rules for Teens and Tweens

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Digital Dilemmas
Hypothetical dilemmas to spark conversations with your child.
Family Tip Sheets
Questions to ask your teen, explanations to give, encouragements and reminders on many topics.
Customizable Device Contract
Suggested guidelines to consider and a customizable device contract to fill out with your child(ren).
Sexting Handbook
For Teens and Parents: What you really need to know about sexting.
Protecting Kids' Privacy Online

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Digital Citizenship Advice for Students

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Internet Safety Links