Horton Middle School is committed to providing our students with the skills needed to be safe online. Our media specialist works with staff and students to provide training for a safe and successful experience on the Internet.
Please access the following links as a resource to articles and publications by the federal government for safe, secure, and responsible use of online resources. These resources can help parents speak with their children about being safe online. Topics range from file sharing and cyberbullying to mobile etiquette.
Living Life Online is the FTC's newest print and and online resource for digital kids, with short articles, activities, quizzes, and an ask the expert column. Kids learn how to stay safe online, how to use critical thinking skills, and how to apply them to content they see all around them. This resource helps kids navigate the digital age landscape.OnGuard Online is a website to help consumers of all ages get around safely in the online world. This site offers practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry for developing such digital age skills as guarding against internet fraud, protecting personal information and securing your computer.