It is our mission to help children make good decisions online and understand the impact of their online actions in the real world. This page is dedicated to keeping you informed of trending technology and sites, as well as providing relevant resources to assist you with your child's technology experience.
Please use the information below to learn more about digital safety. If you have a question that is not answered here, please email our Internet Safety Specialists at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Office of the Attorney General conducted a survey of Illinois students during the Spring of 2014. Click below for more information on the apps and sites the survey shows are trending with Illinois youth, as well as online resources for parents, teachers and guardians.
A child or teen can be bullied in a wide variety of contexts—through cell phones, chat rooms, e-mail, instant messages, or Web sites—the possibilities are endless. Click below to learn more about where and how cyberbullying occurs.
Click below for some tips on how to help your child prevent cyberbullying.
Warning Sign Checklist
Cyberbullying can have a serious impact on your child's life and behavior. The Internet can magnify the effects of hurtful comments, embarrassing photographs, and other bullying tactics similar to what you may have experienced while growing up. Click below to learn more about how to recognize if your child is a victim of cyberbullying.
Even the best kids can become couch-potato cyberbullies. The Internet provides anonymity and shields kids from the pain that bullying causes their victims. Click below to learn more about how to recognize if your child is engaged in cyberbullying.
What Can You Do?
If you believe your child is a victim or perpetrator of bullying online, it is important for you to help your child make a change. Click below to learn more about what you can do.