Internet Safety Home
The following are links to Internet Safety curricula and organizations, including both free and for-profit company sites. TEA does not endorse any of the following providers.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense Media is a not-for-profit organization providing information and tools as well as an independent forum on media. This page specifically discusses social networking.
CyberSmart provides free K-12 curriculum that is correlated to the International Society for Technology in Education's National Education Technology Standards (NETS), it consists of 85 original, non-sequential, and standards-based lesson plans, student activity sheets, posters, and information for families.
Department of Information Resources: Secure Texas
SecureTexas provides up-to-date technology security information as well as tips to help strengthen Texas’ technology infrastructure.
iSAFE is a non-profit foundation funded by Congress via the Department of Justice that provides free K-12 curricula and training to schools. iSafe serves more than 4 million students throughout America, including more than 80,000 young people in Texas. The initial page to this site uses Flash and Quicktime.
Comic book-style characters address social networking and cyberbullying through animation, videos, and webcomics.
NetSmartz411 is an online resource for parents and guardians on Internet Safety, computers, and the Web.
TeenAngels is a website for teens on Internet Safety and is a division of WiredSafety.
Texas School Safety Center
The Texas School Safety Center provides Internet Safety resources for educators, parents, and students.
This site offers special information designed to teach younger Internet users how to surf safely and how to have fun doing it. Also, they maintain a space to report inappropriate sites or get advice.
For additional information, contact:
Texas Education Agency
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701