The CBE values internet safety. Tuesday, February 9, 2016 is designated internationally as Safer Internet Day. This will be the 13th annual Safer Internet Day. A variety of resources are available for schools and parents from the Insafe website.
In Canada, the Canadian Centre for Child Protection has developed a range of information resources and activities, including an online comic for elementary-aged students, to help teachers, students and parents develop safe habits with respect to technology and the Internet. These resources are available on their Program and Resources website.
Web Awareness in the CBE
Be Web Aware - Be Web Aware is a national, bilingual public education program on Internet safety. The initiative was developed and supported by MediaSmarts, Bell and Microsoft Canada.
Your Digital Presence – 2Learn.ca’s resources and tools to support digital life skills.
Digital Citizenship Policy Development Guide – Alberta Education’s guide for school authorities.
Read Write Think - How to be safe online
NetSmartz - NSTeens resources empower tweens (children ages 8 - 12) to make safer online choices