CCPS Cyber-Safety

We in Carroll County Public Schools are concerned about the safety of our county's children. We have created this site to provide parents and caregivers with information that will help them protect those children.

If you have any questions or would like help finding more information on a particular topic, feel free to email the site administrator.

NetSafe Utah Parent Resouces

posted Jan 23, 2017, 8:29 AM by Web Admin

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This site contains resources and videos to help parents communicate with and keep their children safe on the Internet.

Digital Education Revolution

posted Dec 1, 2016, 10:18 AM by Jude Raffeinner   [ updated Dec 1, 2016, 10:20 AM ]

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This Australian Website asks the question, Do you use the internet to share information about yourself or others, communicate with friends, comment on what you see online, play games, get material for an assignment or buy stuff online? If you answered YES to any of these, you are a digital citizen. Why is digital citizenship important?  Do you want to get the best out of using the internet and keep yourself and others safe and healthy in an online world? Use these materials to learn what it takes to become a positive digital citizen.

The site has learning activities and video resources for Primary and Secondary students and a Guide for Parents with resources to help them learn about keeping their children stay safe and responsible online.

Safety Central

posted Nov 23, 2016, 10:24 AM by Jude Raffeinner

Safety Central app lets parents act quickly if a child goes missing

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“Timing is critical when a child is missing and Safety Central lets parents provide the tools that law enforcement needs to start the search with just the touch of a button,” said John Walsh, NCMEC co-founder and host of CNN’s “The Hunt.” “This may be the most important App you’ll have on your device.”

Increase Your Password Strength

posted Nov 4, 2016, 9:29 AM by Jude Raffeinner

This article has some good tips on increasing your password strength.

A Guide to Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying

posted Aug 2, 2016, 11:59 AM by Jude Raffeinner

Bullying among children and young adults has a marked and lasting impact on schools and communities. According to the most recent numbers by the National Center for Education, 28% of students aged 12-18 have experienced bullying first hand and over 43% have witnessed or experienced cyberbullying online.

This site is a Guide to Understanding Bullying and Cyberbullying for parents, teachers, and students.

Great Site for Parents of Young Children

posted Feb 5, 2016, 7:59 AM by Jude Raffeinner

 
https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/5_7/
Think U Know is a Website from the UK that has some great information and activities for young (5-7) children, related to Internet Safety.  The section of the site called Hector's World has a series of 6 animated cartoons that all talk about Personal Information and staying safe, along with coloring books, puzzles, and more.

The other pages on the site have information about different activities related to Internet use. Play buttons on animations will read the information on the page, making it easy for young people to use. 

Streaming Video a Concern for Parents

posted Jan 29, 2016, 12:17 PM by Jude Raffeinner

Mom shocked after 12-year-old daughter broadcasts live from Chesterfield bedroom

Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

posted Oct 28, 2015, 12:13 PM by Jude Raffeinner   [ updated Mar 13, 2017, 6:29 AM by Web Admin ]

http://www.edutopia.org/article/digital-citizenship-resourcesA collection of articles, videos, and other resources related to on cyberbullying, internet safety, digital literacy, and other topics related to digital citizenship.
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http://www.edutopia.org/article/digital-citizenship-resources

Safety Tips for Sharing Photos of Kids

posted Sep 21, 2015, 9:44 AM by Jude Raffeinner

5 Tips for Sharing Photos
This article has some great information for anyone wanting to share photos safely.

10 Great Digital Citizenship Lessons from Google

posted May 8, 2015, 6:26 AM by Jude Raffeinner   [ updated Mar 13, 2017, 6:41 AM by Web Admin ]

"These are 10 interactive lessons designed by the folks at Google to help students learn more about different themes related to the general topic of digital citizenship. And while all these lessons revolve around YouTube, most of the principles they include could also be projected on any other digital platform."
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Lessons are designed to fit into 50 Minute Classes, but can be adapted.

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