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.
“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.”
This article has some good tips on increasing your password strength.
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.
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.
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.
This article has some great information for anyone wanting to share photos safely.
"These are 10 interactive lessons designed by the folks in 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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