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Common Sense Media

From the Principal:
As a parent, I know that I've struggled to stay on top of my children's social media use.  I came across the Common Sense Media web portal during a recent training and was impressed with both the breadth and depth of the resources that are available to help parents to navigate the constantly changing digital landscape.  I hope you find this resource useful.                                                                                                                                                                                        - Mr. Doe
"Common Sense is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology.  We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives.Media and technology are at the very center of all our lives today -- especially our children’s.  Kids today spend over 50 hours of screen time every week. The media content they consume and create has a profound impact on their social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development.  Learning how to use media and technology wisely is an essential skill for life and learning in the 21st century. But parents, teachers, and policymakers struggle to keep up with the rapidly changing digital world in which our children live and learn.  Now more than ever, they need a trusted guide to help them navigate a world where change is the only constant."
These are just a few of the resources available from Common Sense Media: