Cyber Compass - Digital Citizenship
WHPS Tech Tip
The CyberCompass initiative is a townwide response to the unprecedented advancements in technology that have a significant impact on the lives of West Hartford’s children and their families. This website serves as a clearinghouse of resources for parents, educators and children to turn to in their efforts to educate themselves, to raise awareness of the advantages and dangers associated with the use of diverse technologies, and to provide age and educationally appropriate guidelines to maximize instruction and prevent children from being harmed in a 24/7 connected world.
To make the most of the Internet, kids need to be prepared to make smart decisions. Google's Be Internet Awesome is a great resource to teach kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.
Common Sense's Parents' Ultimate Guides can help keep you up to date and answer your questions about all the latest titles and trends.
ISTE resources help you bring digital citizenship to the classroom in meaningful ways.
BrainPOP’s Digital Citizenship collection offers topics ranging from Digital Etiquette and Cyberbullying to Information Privacy and Media Literacy.
Interactive activities guide students through project-based learning activities using digital tools to create: podcasts, PSAs, multimedia presentations, digital business plans, social media campaigns, and more.