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Several schools have had issues with community bulletin board websites and the repercussions of the libelous comments spilling over into the instructional day. The Office of the Attorney General has developed a process to address one of the Internet Message Boards...Topix.com that has been successful at getting posts and forums removed within 48 hours for no charge. Click here to download a PDF document detailing this process.
Common Sense Media
Get all the tools you need with a FREE Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum and Parent Media Education Program. The relevant, ready-to-use instruction helps educators guide students to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world where they live, study and play. Also, Common Sence Media has a feature called Digital Passport, which teaches and tests basics of online life for 5-8 grade. This site also has a list of "Websites to Stop Bullying Online".
The U.S. National Crime Prevention Council ... Emailing and chatting with friends are children's most common online activities, after studying and playing games. But like many other social situations, some kids bully other kids online. The National Crime Prevention Council provides information and resources to help curb the growing problem of cyberbullying. (downloadable resources include brochures, podcasts, PSAs, etc.)
Parents and Teachers: It's frightening how easy it
is for children to accidently gain access to inappropriate
content, whether they're using your phone or device of
their own. The most up-to-date versions of both Android and
iOS include app restriction and app purchase features along
with marketplace filtering capabilities, many parents want
For Free Filtering Check out McGruff Browser for iPhones and iPads or K9 Web Protection. Both have great reviews many others are available on the Android and iOS app stores.