Education Links

Thinkfinity - Online Safety

"Helping students and families become safe and responsible online citizens is key to successful online learning.   The Internet provides a wealth of information, but also has hidden dangers, so it is important to prepare students to properly handle situations involving cyberbullying, online predators or other safety issues. This site is designed to help support healthy online learning along with guidance on how to make the most of a safe and secure online experience."
 
 

Common Sense Media

"The national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of media and technology, and the Verizon Foundation have partnered to bring important digital citizenship tools and advice to teachers, parents and kids. Explore Common Sense Media's groundbreaking, free Digital Literacy and Citizenship curriculum, including video-rich lessons on topics including Internet safety, cyberbullying, privacy and digital footprint, respecting creative work, and more. Common Sense also offers a full complement of parent education materials."
 
 

Internet Safety

A wonderful resource for parents who are worried about or just want information on internet safety. I have taken several of the courses offered through iSafe and would recommend this site to parents with children of all ages.

 
 

Internet Safety and You

An interactive website for students to learn health online learning.
 
 

Bullying

If your child is being bullied, this site offers ways to help the child cope with and lessen the impact of the bullying.

 
 

Divorce: Helping Children of Divorce

This site give a wealth of helpful information for parents to help their children while experiencing a divorce.

 
 

Parenting Resources

This web site includes information on many varied parenting topics, including parenting handouts.

 
 

Western North Carolina 211

Please browse the many services available to families in Western North Carolina through our United Way's 211 program.