This short video reviews strategies to relieve technology’s impact on:

  • Physical: Sleep
  • Mental: Self-soothing, self-regulation
  • Relationship Skills: Unhealthy and healthy friendship skills, digital drama, cyberbullying, upstanders

Additional Resources

Digital Citizenship Guide for Parents

  • Organization: MediaSmarts
  • Type: pdf guide
  • Focus: Respecting people’s feelings, privacy, and digital property.

e-Parenting Tutorial: Keeping up with your kids’ online activities

  • Organization: MediaSmarts
  • Type: eTutorial (requires Internet Browser that supports Flash Player)
  • Focus: 5 modules: 1) Online research and homework 2) Online relationships 3) Inappropriate content 4) Online marketing 5) Too much time online

TED Talk: Connected But Alone?

  • Organization: TED
  • Type: Video (18:30 minutes)
  • Focus: Sherry Turkle studies how our devices and online personas are redefining human connection and communication — and asks us to think deeply about the new kinds of connection we want to have.

Last updated May 06, 2021