Digital Citizenship and Parental Controls



Internet safety and helping our students become good digital citizens is of paramount importance at Chinook Trail! Our staff is committed to keeping our students safe while using the vast collection of educational resources available on the internet. Every student at Chinook will delve into lessons involving research and utilizing search engines, ethical use of work and credit, appropriate and safe technology use, privacy and technology, and cyberbullying.


Practicing good digital citizenship extends beyond the classroom and into the home.

fldDescription was created through a partnership between the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Boys and Girls Clubs of America. They provide age-appropriate resources to teach children how to be safer on- and offline. Info and activities for Parents   Tweens   Teens   and more!

http://​ is dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. Parent guidebooks.
The Smart Talk

The Smart Talk  is a collaboration between LifeLock and National PTA. Their tool helps "parents and kids get together to have a clear conversation about all the devices they use and how to be responsible." They also offer a Discussion Guide to help direct family conversations about electronic device use.
Digital Compass

Digital Compass - Where are you headed? The only educational game that gives kids the freedom to explore how decisions made in their digital lives can impact their relationships and future. (from Common Sense Media)
Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is a great resource for Parenting in the Digital WorldThis article provides details about popular social media sites.

More From Common Sense Media

Everything You Need to Know About Parental Controls

Privacy and Internet Safety

Parent Concerns
Family Online Safety Institute
PC World

Setting Up Parental Controls from How-To Geek