Social Media Awareness

FBI Press Release: School Closings Due to COVID-19 Present Potential for Increased Risk of Child Exploitation

Social media refers to websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. The resources on this page can help you learn about the most popular apps for teens, social media concerns, and Internet safety for you and your child. Together we can help our students make better choices.

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers a Family Media Plan tool and Media Plan Calculator for parents in both English and Spanish.

Visit the American Academy of Pediatrics Media Plan in English.
Visit the American Academy of Pediatrics Media Plan in Spanish.

Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization that provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children. Visit Common Sense Media.

Connect Safely is nonprofit organization dedicated to educating users of connected technology about safety, privacy and security. Visit ConnectSafely.org.

Netsmartz is a comprehensive website with videos, printables, and other information on cyberbullying, gaming, online enticement, sexting and sextortion, smartphones, and social media. Visit Netsmartz.

The links provided are to third-party web sites that are neither hosted nor endorsed by the The School District of Lee County.

Prevention Services Social Media Awareness Parent Video Series

Part 1: "How Social Media Impacts Your Kids"

 

Please view our informative presentation on social media awareness. This twenty
minute video will introduce you to the most popular apps for teens and discuss social
media concerns. Together we can help our children make good choices.

Part 2: "Sexting and Online Predators"

 

Please view our informative presentation on sexting and online predators. This
twenty-two minute video can help you understand online risks your child may be
exposed to. Together we can help our children make good choices.

Part 3: "Cyberbullying"

 

Cyberbullying can have real negative and potentially long-lasting consequences
on a child's life. This twenty-five minute video will help you learn what cyberbullying is,
the impact it can have on people, and how to protect your child from cyberbullying.
Together we can help our children make good choices.