Resources for Families During COVID-19 Distance Learning
Tips and resources to help families navigate this nationwide social distancing time. Includes ways to understand the COVID-19 news coverage, how to stay calm for yourself and your kids, learning at home and homework help, as well as what to watch, read and play.
Digital Citizenship Curriculum
Mound Westonka High School has made a commitment to prepare our students to be responsible online citizens. MWHS offers a comprehensive Digital Citizenship curriculum to students grades 8-12 throughout the year covering these 6 curriculum categories:
- Media Balance & Well-Being
- Privacy and Security
- Online Relationships & Communication
- Cyberbullying, Digital Drama & Hate Speech
- Digital Footprint and Identity
- News and Media Literacy
Digital Citizenship Lessons
Materials for Parents and Guardians
Parents and guardians play an important role in supporting digital citizenship.
Refer to the family resource links below for more information about each topic and ways you can discuss these areas with your child.
Common Sense Media Family Engagement Resources
Homework and Learning with Tech
Hack the School Year When teens need to buckle down, use apps and plug-ins to keep them on task.
Media Balance & Well-Being
6 Ways to Help Your Kids Stop Multitasking During Homework (43 second video)
4 Ways to Help Teens Avoid Digital Harrassment (1 minute, 10 second video)
Online Privacy & Safety
5 Surefire Ways to Protect Your Kid's Online Privacy (51 second video)