Technology and the Internet are powerful and beneficial tools, but if you don't Think B4U Post, it can pose a number of dangers. Our school is committed to increasing community knowledge regarding Internet safety. Please use these resources below to help you and your child safely and respectfully navigate their online world. Resources for educators, curriculum, and Internet observances can be found on the District's Internet safety webpage.
More Resources & Links
Please Note: A program or website being mentioned here does not imply endorsement by the School Board of Broward County, Florida and does not necessarily reflect its views. Contact the program developers directly for the most current information.
B4UClick: B4UClick aims to create a way to educate, communicate, and provide a method of reporting online abuse to children and adolescents.
Common Sense Media: Provides numerous Family Tip Sheets for parents as well as lessons on online safety, cyber citizenship, and cyberbullying.
Connect Safely is a nonprofit website dedicated to educating users (students, parents, staff) of connected technology about safety, privacy and security.
iKeepSafe.org: Teaches basic rules of Internet safety to children and parents, reaching them online and in school.
NetCetera: The Net Cetera from the Federal Trade Commission, offers free resources for teachers, parents and students which teach online safety. Resources include Toolkits, presentations to parents or teachers, student videos for the classroom, and free booklets for distribution.
NetSmartz: Parents’ and guardians’ premier, online resource for answering questions about Internet safety, computers, and the Web. Online resources for children 10 and under.
OnGuard Online: Provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information. Includes games, videos, and links to resources and related topic.
ReviewLab's Online Safety Resource Guide has numerous links to resources and articles regarding online safety."
SafeFlorida.net is a Florida website dedicated to fighting Cybercrime and supporting Cyber Safety.
Sextortion: If you believe you’re a victim of sextortion or know someone else who is, call your local FBI office or toll-free at 1-800-CALL-FBI.
Web Wise Kids: Web Wise Kids (WWK) is a national nonprofit organization that specializes in interactive computerized games on internet safety topics.
Learn About #ThinkB4UPost & #ItsNoJoke
One post can change a student’s life and social media threats are no joke. Broward Schools is using the #ItsNoJoke campaign along with the #ThinkB4UPost Toolkit and lessons to help our students make the right choice when posting online.
Help us spread this message!
Student Tools & Tips
Each of us must take an active role in keeping ourselves and our friends safer while online. Use the tools below to help make sure your online experience remain fun and respectful.
Internet Safety and Social Networking Information
- Heads Up Stop Think Connect - English
- Heads Up Stop Think Connect - Spanish
- Safe and Responsible Social Networking
- Glossary of Terms with Social Media, Cyberbullying, and Online Safety
- Tips on Social Networking
- Top 10 Teen Tips for Creating Passwords
- Top 10 Teen Tips for Digital Dating Abuse
- Livestreaming-Top 10 Tips for Teens
- A Student's Guide to Personal Publishing
- Top 10 Tips Teens TikTok
- Top 10 Tips for Being an Online Upstander with Cyberbullying
- Top 10 Tips for Teens on How to Respond when Cyberbullied
- Activities for Teens to Educate Their Community about Cyberbullying
BCPS Social Media Use Guidelines
Per Policy 5306, Broward County Public Schools adheres to the belief that technology should play a vital role in meeting the needs of the broad range of abilities, disabilities, cultural backgrounds and ethnic populations represented in Broward District schools. To assure technology plays a prominent role while remaining safe and appropriate, BCPS has developed the Social Media Use Guidelines to provide direction for employees, students and the school district community when participating in online social media activities.
Find up to date user friendly Social Media Guidelines flyers on the Code of Student Conduct webpage.