Here are some links to some excellent resources for parents who would like to start (or continue in a meaningful way) the conversation on screen time and digital safety.



If you are interested in the pros and cons of specific apps as well as a thoughtful perspective on social media, check out:


Safe, Smart & Social
www.safesmartsocial.com​​ 


to hear samples of presentations that are given in schools across the US. The creator of this website, Josh Ochs, has free webinars for parents and helpful emails that give information on apps that kids use. 


You can also learn more about Good & Bad apps that Tweens & Teens use on a regular basis.


If you are interested a big picture view of the internet with a clear message, check out:


Public & Permanent

www.publicandpermanent.com 


for resources to evaluate your online safety as well as a straightforward message on how everything online is public and permanent.



For everything and more, check out:


Common Sense Media

www.commonsensemedia.org


for ways to deal with common dilemmas around screen time, frequently asked questions, and a digital citizenship curriculum.