Parents

Albemarle County Public Schools recommends Common Sense as an ongoing digital support for parents to research, explore, and learn about how to best support children in their responsible, ethical, effective, and safe use of technology and media.  Three key parent and guardian resources found on the Common Sense website are highlighted below.

  1. Common Sense Media's Parent Concerns page, where you can find guidelines for handling digital dilemmas around topics such as Screen Time, Cyberbullying, Privacy and Internet Safety, popular social media tools like Instagram, Learning with Technology, and Special Needs and Learning Difficulties.
  2. Common Sense Media has a great resource geared towards assisting parents and guardians with gauging the learning and fun value of educational apps and games.
  3. Consider following Common Sense Media's parent blog that includes tips and articles about online behavior, technology reviews, and other trending topics?
  4. Common Sense Media En Español - Te ayudamos a manejar la tecnología en la vida de tus hijos

Addiitonal Digital Citizenship resources geared for parents and guardians.