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The Sequoia Union High School District is happy to provide resources to students, parents, and staff on the topic of Digital Citizenship. These resources cover topics such as cyber bullying, protecting your child's reputation, online etiquette, respecting creative work, research skills, plagiarism, and more. We will continue to add more resources and information to this part of our website as resources become available.

Did You Know?

  • 43% of teens have been victims of cyberbullying (about 14 students in a class of 33)
  • 53% of teens have sent a hurtful message via technology
  • only 10% of cyberbullying victims tell their parents
  • the legal age to use Facebook is 13

What can parents do to help and learn more?
If you need help learning about how to teach your children to use technology responsibly, follow these steps:

  • Visit Common Sense Media's website - link below
  • Contact appropriate school personnel as needed - teachers, counselor, administration
 
  • Common Sense Media Resource
    Curriculum materials by grade, including research, ideas, and other essential information.
  • Online Safety Resource Guide
  • OnGuard Online
    This site has videos and games for parents and students and covers topics like appropriate internet use, internet safety, fraud, cell phone use and lots more.
  • Connect Safely
    Provides tips for both parents and children. There are lots of resources that can be downloaded in text or video format.
  • I Keep Safe
    This is a great site that provides resources for parents, teachers, and kids. There are videos and even books you can get from this site. The books are stories that you can read to your children to teach them about online safety and the videos are made fo
  • Stop Cyber Bullying!
    Provides definitions and examples of what cyberbullying is as well as steps to take when cyberbullying occurs. Also shares reasons as to why cyberbullying occurs.
  • Facing History
    Combats misunderstanding and nurtures democracy through education programs.