Your kid is learning about media balance! What does that mean? They're learning to… ● "Pause for people" and stop using devices when someone wants to talk. ● Know when it's time to move their bodies and go outside to play. ● Turn off screens before bedtime. ● Ask before they use a device, and stay on trusted sites and apps. ● Listen to their feelings and tell an adult if something makes them uncomfortable.
There are lots of things to think about when it comes to being a responsible digital citizen.
● Pause and think before searching, clicking, or sharing. ● Be kind online. ● Find balance using media and tech. ● Pay attention to their feelings to make sure they feel safe and know when to stop. ● Stand up to online bullies. ● Carefully choose the digital footprints — like posts, pictures, and comments — they leave behind.
The internet can be fun, but it also requires responsibility, so your kid is learning how to be a safe, strong digital citizen! What does that mean? ● Find fun, cool stuff online. ● Set limits on how much time they spend online. ● Keep personal information — like their phone number and address — private. ● Pause and think before searching, clicking, and sharing. ● Ask before they go online. ● Pay attention to their feelings and ask for help when they feel scared or confused about something they see online.