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Media Literacy: Resources for Parents
Resources on media literacy from RTC and beyond. Join us for Media Literacy Week: October 24-28!
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Electronic Frontier Foundation
Founded in 1990, EFF is the leading nonprofit organization devoted to civil liberties in the digital world. They tackle issues and advocacy around user privacy and free expression.
Founded by experts in how human behavior is affected by media, CyberWise is a resource site for busy parents who want to tools to guide their children in a digital world.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense is dedicated to providing trustworthy information on media, especially for kids and families. Known for their excellent reviews of movies, TV, games, podcasts, and more.
PBS Kids: Ruff Ruffman, Humble Media Genius
"With original animations and interactive features, Ruff Ruffman: Humble Media Genius explores the dynamic world of digital media literacy in this innovative project for PBS KIDS."
Digital Wellness Lab
Run by the Boston Children's Hospital, the Digital Wellness Lab seeks to understand and promote wellness in the digital age. Offers free, evidence-based online resources for parents and families.
More Organizations and Professionals
Media Literacy Now compiled a list of organizations and professionals that offer resources to parents and educators of children.
Action For Media Education Resources for Parents
Action For Media Education recommends several media literacy resources for parents.
Articles for Parents
Back-to-Basics: Think Before You Click
Presented by PCI Security Standards Council, a global forum for the payments industry to drive the adoption of data security standards.
7 Best Parental Control and Monitoring Apps of 2022
Parents is a monthly magazine (now exclusively online) devoted to helping parents raise children by distilling scientific information about child development.
Internet Safety for Kids: A Parent’s Cheat Sheet
Living Security specializes in data protection and preventing cybercrime.
RTC Library Materials that Can be Checked Out
Raising Humans in a Digital World
Call Number: 302.231 GRABER 2019
Publication Date: 2019-01-15
Unplugged: How to Live Mindfully in a Digital World
Orianna Fielding Banks
Call Number: 302.231 FIELD 2014
Publication Date: 2015-02-03
The Art of Screen Time: How Your Family Can Balance Digital Media & Real Life
Call Number: 004.6780835
Publication Date: 2018-01-30
Are Social Networking Sites Harmful?
Noah Berlatsky (Editor)
Call Number: 302.30285 ARE-SOC 2015n
Publication Date: 2014-11-07
Reset Your Child's Brain: A Four-Week Plan to End Meltdowns, Raie Grades, and Boost Social Skills by Reversing the Effects of Electronic Screen-Time
Victoria L. Dunckley
Call Number: 004.678083 DUNKLE 2015
Publication Date: 2015-07-14
Cell Phones in Schools
Roman Espejo (Editor)
Call Number: 302.23083 CELL-P 2014s
Publication Date: 2014-06-21
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