Crossroads Academy is proud to use Commonsense.org as a resource for information regarding social media, games, apps, movies, books, and other forms of entertainment. As a Common Sense school, we strive to share information with our students and families to help them become informed digital consumers and citizens.
We routinely work with our students on becoming more informed about online safety, privacy, and security. Here is a valuable resource that will help you become more aware of safety and security on the internet.
It is always important for families to communicate and to be "on the same page" with the use of electronics or social media. Here is a Family Media Agreement that helps families to understand the best ways to use the internet and social media in a productive manner.
As children grow and develop, sleep becomes especially important. With social media being such a strong presence in our lives, the lure of texting and watching videos can keep students from getting a good night's sleep. Here is a great article on how to help your child get plenty of rest.
Ever feel like your phone is in control? Sounds crazy, but many folks are addicted to their phones! Here's a great article about that.