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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 e-info@atg.state.il.us.

Cyberbullying Tips for Parents

Digital Safety Quiz for Parents PDF Document

Creating a Positive Digital Culture (PDF) PDF Document

Talk It Out…Conversation Starters & Questions (PDF) PDF Document

Parent/Child Internet Use Agreement" (PDF) PDF Document

Cyberbullying Tips for Parents (PDF) PDF Document (en Español) PDF Document

Trending Apps and Sites

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.

Resource Ruler PDF Document

Cyberbullying

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.

Warning Sign Checklist (PDF) PDF Document (en Español) PDF Document

Click below for some tips on how to help your child prevent cyberbullying.

Cyberbullying Tips for Parents (PDF) PDF Document (en Español) PDF Document

Warning Sign Checklist

Is your child a victim of cyberbullying?

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.

Warning Sign Checklist (PDF) PDF Document

Is your child a cyberbully?

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.

Warning Sign Checklist (PDF) PDF Document

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.

What can you do? (PDF) PDF Document (en Español) PDF Document

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