A program sponsored by the Office of Justice Programs, Online.gov is a federally-funded website to help you protect your children, security, and safety while on the internet.
Google Apps For Education
A multi-level platform that allows for edits in real time, processing on multiple devices and and 24/7 support at no cost, Google Apps for Education a suite of productivity tools that are applicable in the classroom and completely free to use.
This site allowed for teachers, parents, and students to collaborate in a blended learning classroom that fuses the best of the technology with traditional teaching styles. Stay on top of homework, read and review teacher comments and announcements and benefit from valuable resources.
XBOX 360 Parental Controls
Understand the world of XBOX, it’s capabilities, and the limits you can put on your child’s access to it. With games, movies, tv, internet and more, you can ensure your kids are only accessing secure, age-appropriate content, prevent them from making unauthorized purchases and protect your parental settings with password protection.
XBOX Live Healthy Gaming Guide
Targeted to users of the Xbox 360 and Xbox Live, these guidelines outline health warnings, the importance of breaks, correction positioning while gaming, tools geared toward families, and many more pointers on how to get the best results, and have the most fun, while using your device properly.
PBS Parents Play & Learn App
Geared toward engaging young children with fun designs tactics, this app is downloadable on mobile devices such as iPhone, Nook, Google Play and more. Some of the features include, interactive games, proven methods to build early math and literacy skills, English and Spanish, parental teaching moments and more.
This app is specifically designed to send social media message of kindness; sometimes a much needed thing in today’s harsh world. Browse news feeds to discover endless amounts of kindness, send images and notes with personalized messages to friends, or use Kindr creator to design your own iconography to send.
Digital Security Quiz
Are you up to date on what it takes to be digital responsible and safe? Take this quiz by Industry Week to find out how vulnerable you are to digital fraud and to protect your online presence.
Report Credit Card Fraud
Do you know how to take action if your credit card has been compromised? Check out these 4 tips on how to properly address the unfortunate situation of having your identity compromised.
Stay Safe Online
Powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance, this website points out the steps needed to protect yourself when making purchases online, including wifi roaming (and consequently data sharing) while in-store, creating reliable, hack-proof passwords, and more.
Project Child Save
Dedicated to reducing child pornography throughout the world, Project Child Save is a non-profit organization founded by Ty Ritter and his tips for keeping kids safe, whether at the beach or on their way to school.
Safety Against Consumer Fraud
Are you worried about you or your children exposing your identities to consumer fraud? This guide to ten ways to avoid fraud by the Federal Trade Commission outlines what to do, what not to do, and how to report scams that you uncover.
As the world’s largest online campaigning site, Causes is a great platform to help your kids help others by turning their ideas into campaigns that reach millions of supporters and help even more.
Check-in For Good
This app works by counting on the businesses and retailers you already visit to help the causes you’re interested in, and it means you’re making contributions every time you purchase.
Best used for raising money to pay for medical bills, volunteer trips, and over 1.5 million other charities, you can get ideas from the sites on how to create your own campaign, or you can volunteer your time, participate in a run or walk, get behind a celebrity cause.
By raising money for math supplies, team sports, art supplies, field trips, books and more, DonorsChoose operates by putting the money directly into schools and with full transparency, you can see the projects working immediately.
With a decade of experience behind them, FirstGiving works for both individuals and nonprofits by making the process of getting a website and campaign going online, simple.
Givezooks! is a one-stop shop helps you sell tickets, accept donations, promote your fundraisers and create wish lists for your supporters to fulfill. The campaign builder works both for single event fundraising and larger campaign goals, for everything from Triathlons to general fund campaigns.
FundRazr is a social media fundraising platform that banks on the prowess of noise and clicks from outlets like Twitter, Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn to reach family, friends, and even go viral. With personal coaching and support every step of the way, the support help center and how-to-guides makes raising money and awareness easy.
By downloading the app to your smartphone, you can give between $5 and $10 to a charity of your choice through SMS messaging, and instead of having to constantly input your credit card information, the app allows you to donate to charities that are already on a text-to-donate plan across the U.S. so there’s less hassle, and less security risk for giving back.
While keeping its users information under lock and key, the site reaches over 164 countries and has raised more than $3.3 billion for causes worldwide and begins by making your page, sharing with friends, and then raising the big bucks.
Instead makes philanthropy as easy as $3 or $5 and the small donations are having a big impact. Impact logs your philanthropic choices and takes your saved donation and converts it into dollars for your favorite non-profit by asking you to cutback, rather than put out.
Donate A Photo
Johnson & Johnson’s Donate A Photo app takes the easy path of snapping a photo and turns it into money so all your snaps can become ways to give to your favorite charities.
Feedie is an app that connects with your social networks, tags a participating restaurant, and asks you to share a photo of your meal so that the restaurant will donate one meal to the Lunchbox Fund.
With the influx of interest in running and marathoning, Charity Miles has become one of the most famous free donations apps available simple because it’s so easy to give to your favorite cause without spending a dime.
InCtrl is a series of free lessons that teach digital citizenship concepts to kids in a way they can easily grasp and immediately use to start engaging in good practices.
The Globaloria Gaming tools allow for kids to become the next big thing in computer innovation and digital citizenship through encouragement and lessons to learn, invent, and build their ideas and designs.
Budd:e Cybersafety Education
Between Primary and Secondary school age levels, kids of all ages can learn cyber security in a fun and entertaining way through interactive activities, various resources and more.
Initiated in over 2,200 schools in Australia, this online framework has helped implement and transform behavioral and cybersafety practices in schools and to reduce bullying and cyberbullying with the next generation.