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Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Common Sense Media

The Nampa School District has adopted Common Sense Media in assisting students and their families understand technology. It is an independent, research backed non-profit dedicated to helping parents and educators navigate the digital world with their kids/students. For more information on their please click here.
 
Did you know that TikTok is a free social media app that lets you create and share video's right from your phone? While it may be a fun and interesting way to get creative, it has been banned by the US military citing cyber security concerns. It also has an age limit to sign up at 13, whereas Common Sense Media suggests an age of 16. To learn more about the review of TikTok click here. 
 
Do you need parental controls? What are the options? Do they really work? Here's everything you need to know about the wide array of parental control solutions, from OS settings to monitoring apps to network hardware. Commons Sense Media walks you through step by step of how to. It is also available in Espanol!
 
Did you know that Common Sense Media offers Media tips and contracts for parents free? They also offer media tips and advice in Espanol. If you would like to get a media contract to help you navigate technology use within your family click here.  
 
Still want more help? contact your teacher or helpdesk@nsd131.org