Digital Citizenship and Internet Safety

Common Sense Media
The Nampa School District has adopted Common Sense Media to help 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, please click here.
Did you know that TikTok is a free social media app that lets you create and share videos 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 cybersecurity 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. Common Sense Media walks you step by step through how to do it. It is also available in Espanol!
Did you know that Common Sense Media offers free media tips and contracts for parents? 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.  
Want more help? Contact your teacher or the [email protected]