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Resources for Parents

Online Safety

Many of today's video games are online-enabled, meaning they can be played over an Internet connection with other players. Digital literacy and online safety are becoming important skills for kids to master in an increasingly connected world, which is why we're sharing this set of resources to help you and your family stay safe online.

On Guard Online (FTC) logo

On Guard Online (FTC) - Tips and information to protect your computer and shield against Internet fraud

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online - Federal Trade Commission (FTC) toolkit for parents providing resources and information about protecting children online

I Keep Safe logo

I Keep Safe - Dedicated to the health and safety of youth online

WiredSafety logo

WiredSafety - Internet safety, help and education resource

PBS Parents logo

PBS Parents - Articles and advice on how to manage children's media

Stay Safe Online logo

Stay Safe Online - Educates computer users about how to keep themselves and their sensitive information safe and secure online

The Online Mom logo

The Online Mom - Advice and recommendations to aid in managing a wide array of technology

ConnectSafely logo

ConnectSafely - Learn about safe, civil use of Web 2.0

Get Net Wise logo

Get Net Wise - Public service website that provides information for safe and constructive online experiences

Parent Teacher Association (PTA) logo

Parent Teacher Association (PTA) - Largest volunteer child advocacy association in the United States

SafeKids logo

SafeKids - Long-running website established for Internet safety


STOP. THINK. CONNECT. - A global awareness campaign to help digital citizens stay safer and more secure online

Living Life Online logo

Living Life Online - Offers short articles, activities, quizzes, and an ask-the-expert column, all to help kids learn how to be good digital citizens