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Social Media for Caregivers & Parents Links

  1. Core Competencies for Social & Emotional Learning from the Collaborative for Academic, Social, & Emotional Learning
  2. Peers, Predators, & Pornography: Predicting Parental Underestimation of Children’s Risky Online Experiences 2013 study
  3. Example of a Formal Family Social Media Policy
  4. Template for an Informal Family Social Media Policy
  5. Example of an Informal Family Social Media Policy
  6. Common Sense Media  is your new best friend, especially their Parents section
  7. Connect Safely http://www.connectsafely.org/ (has printable guides to apps)
  8. Internet Matters https://www.internetmatters.org/ (UK-specific; still very useful)
  9. The Family Media Use Plan is a newly-released tool from the American Academy of Pediatrics
  10. Little e Lit http://littleelit.com/ (app reviews; focus on new media and early literacy)
  11. ALA Great Websites for Kids http://gws.ala.org/
  12. Children’s Technology Review http://childrenstech.com (fee-based)
  13. Pew Internet & American Life Project http://www.pewinternet.org/ (data-heavy)
  14. ChildNet http://www.childnet.com/ (UK focus; still very useful)
  15. That’s Not Cool http://thatsnotcool.com/ (teen dating violence prevention)
  16. NetSmartz http://www.netsmartz.org (printable tipsheets; teen-friendly videos)
  17. A Thin Line http://www.athinline.org/ (anti-bullying; available in Spanish)
  18. Family Online Safety Institute http://www.fosi.org/good-digital-parenting/
  19. FOSI also maintains: http://fosigrid.org/united-states/new-york
  20. NCMEC Cyber Tipline http://www.missingkids.org/cybertipline (all info forwarded to law enforcement)