Links: More Internet Awareness and Safety Resources for Educators and Parents


Below are sites mentioned during the workshops. Please feel free to add appropriate resources to this list.




  • Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use (Nancy Willard's site)
  • Stop Bullying Now (from the US Health Resources and Services Administration) - Good resources for students and adults.
  • Using The Internet Safely (from the Illinois Library Association) - With links to many relevant articles... plus bookmarks with safety tips!
  • Cybersmart Curriculum - Student Curriculum empowers students to use the Internet safely, responsibly, and effectively.
  • iSafe.org - i-SAFE Inc. is the worldwide leader in Internet safety education.
  • iKeepsafe.org - The Internet Keep Safe Coalition is a broad partnership of governors and/or first spouses, attorneys general, public health and educational professionals, law enforcement, and industry leaders working together for the health and safety of youth online.
  • Common Sense Media - Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
    • Common Sense Schools - With information on everything from cyberbullying to cell phones, this free parent media education program gives schools everything necessary to help parents raise smart, responsible kids.
    • Parent Advice
  • The FBI's Safe Online Surfing site for Educators, Students, and Parents.



  • Media Literacy - Dr. Alec Couros' resources on cyberbullying, information literacy, online privacy, and MUCH more. He also provides a page specifically for cyberbullying resources.
  • Advocates for Digital Citizenship, Safety, and Success share the latest links for Digital Security and Safety on this wiki. (See also this Diigo social bookmarking account setup for this purpose by the same people. You may find more up to date resources here.)
  • Lori Abrahams shares Internet Safety Curriculum resources on her wiki.
  • Firewall - This is a (protected) wiki put together by the regional education service center in the Houston, TX area. They lead in with an outdated and misleading report (that induces a fear response), but check out the week's worth of lesson plans for students of all ages. And check out their additional resources.
  • http://websafety4kids.pbwiki.com/ - Another wiki setup to support presentations for parents about Internet safety.
  • Make IT Secure - A resource from Ireland, recommended by the folks at CTAP Region IV.

  • See also the Internet Safety category on Dr. Mark Wagner's blog. There are over 40 posts, including discussion about preparation of these workshops and links to more resources.


The Cyber Tipline from the National Center for Misisng and Exploited Children is very responsive to cases of suspicious behavior.

Check out Santa Ana Unified School District's Cyber Safety Week Curriculum




Additional interesting reading...

Online safety as we know it: Becoming obsolete? on NetFamilyNews.org