Parent/Family Technology Resources

Digital Device Advice

4 Smart Screen-Time Tips for Kids

4 Tips to Stop Tech from Interfering with Kids' Sleep

5 Reasons to Consider Co-viewing Media and Tech with Your Kids

5 Ways to Make YouTube Safer for Kids

5 Ways to Deal with Hate Speech Online

Digital Parenting

Educational Technology Terms

Teachers and administrators sometimes use jargon that parents and families may not understand.

These short videos explain the terms 21st Century Skills, Blended Learning, and Formative Assessment.

21st Century Skills and the NKSD 1:1 Initiative

What is Blended Learning?

What is Formative Assessment?

Online Safety Resources

"Common Sense is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. We empower parents, teachers, and policymakers by providing unbiased information, trusted advice, and innovative tools to help them harness the power of media and technology as a positive force in all kids’ lives."

Google Safety Center

"As a parent or guardian, you know what feels right for your family and how your kids learn best. To help your family navigate through new technologies, gadgets, and services in an ever-changing online world, it helps to get practical advice. That’s why we continuously talk to safety experts, parents, educators, and communities around the world – to keep a pulse on what works. Together, we can help nurture a community of responsible digital citizens."

What's Happening In Your Child's World

What's Happening in Your Preschooler's World

What's Happening in Your Little Kid's World

What's Happening In Your Big Kid's World

What's Happening in Your Tween's World

What's Happening in Your Teen's World