Online Safety Resources

Online Safety Resources

Family Online Safety Institute

Institute web site
YouTube Videos

A Platform for Good Encourages Kids to Connect, Share and Do Good
WASHINGTON, DC - The Family Online Safety Institute (FOSI), an international nonprofit organization dedicated to online safety, today announced an initiative to create an interactive online program called A Platform for Good, empowering parents, teachers, teens and kids to connect and share knowledge and experiences around online safety while learning to become responsible digital citizens.
February 22, 2012

Teens, Kindness and Cruelty on Social Network Sites
The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project released a new study on November 9, 2011 at FOSI’s Annual Conference. Download the study in portable document format from the web site. View a discussion of the data in the video below.

Online Safety

Common Sense Media

Media and Technology Resources for Educators
Standing up, Not Standing By: A Free Cyberbullying Toolkit for Educators
YouTube Videos
Common Sense Educators (YouTube)

NetSmartz Workshop

Real-Life Stories Videos

Bulletin Board - Online Safety Commercial

One of my favorite videos


NIH Study: Cyber-bullying victims most depressed (
Researchers with the U.S. National Institutes of Health's Institute of Child Health and Human Development have found that kids who are the targets of cyber-bullying at school are at greater risk for depression than are the youth who bully them – a contrast to findings on traditional bullying.
Betty Ray
Edutopia Senior Blog Editor and Community Manager
POSTED ON 9/21/2010

How to use social and emotional learning to stop bullying
We assembled a number of links to help parents, educators and lawmakers in creating a proactive approach to bullying in our schools. If you know of any others, please add them!
Betty Ray
Edutopia Senior Blog Editor and Community Manager
POSTED ON 3/30/2010

Resources to Fight Bullying and Harassment at School
An educator's guide to websites, organizations, articles, and other resources for combating bullying.