Santa Cruz City Schools provides this information to ensure that students, family, staff and community members have access to information that can be utilized to navigate the internet safely.
The links below are resources that have been gathered from several sources.
Please investigate this information and encourage a discussion of internet safety.
NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline. The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement. With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates.
iKeepSafe help your child become a responsible, ethical digital citizen with healthy online relationships. To do that, you’ll use the same successful parenting skills that you’re already using at home. Resilient digital citizens recognize and seek out the 3Cs—appropriate contact, content, and conduct—in all digital settings (e.g., iPods,instant messaging, chat, computer games, game consoles, cell phones, text messaging, webcams).
National Children's Advocacy Center promotes, and delivers excellence in child abuse response and prevention through service, education, and leadership.
San Jose Unified Page
CA Attorney General Page
Cyber Surf Islands is an interactive game for 3rd-8th grade students and teaches them how to surf the internet safely
CyberWise is an online education safety site for Parents and Teachers
Brain Pop! Improve your Digital Citizenship with these fun games