HUUSD students are members of our local community as well as our digital community. Educating students on Digital Citizenship is a part of student's education and we encourage families to learn how they can play an active role in Digital Citizenship at home. If you’d like to learn more about digital citizenship, the following resources are great places to start.
- Common Sense Media: A non-profit organization dedicated to building a digital world that works better for kids, families, and educators. They have a comprehensive digital citizenship curriculum as well as a digital citizenship game that anyone can play.
- ISTE Digital Citizenship: The International Society for Technology In Education (ISTE) has a comprehensive digital citizenship curriculum that anyone can access to learn more.
- Interland by Google: Interland is a game that anyone can plan to learn how to be "Internet awesome."
TECHNOLOGY IN THE HOME
Every home is unique, from the way it was built, to the technology that is in it and how people use it. What works for one family may not work for another. Below are some resources that may be helpful for families trying to navigate some of these questions.
HUUSD does not support, suggest, or require any of the following resources. They are provided for informational purposes only.
- Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between: This is a blog by Common Sense Media. They also maintain a section of their website called "Parent's Need To Know" which covers a variety of topics.
- Google Family Safety: Google maintains a section of their website dedicated to safety and a subsection of that is dedicated to family safety.
- Internet Service Providers (ISP): Often the company you purchase your internet from will have some information for parents on their websites. You could also try a service like OpenDNS from Cisco.
- Home Network Troubleshooting: This is a short article describing some steps you can take to get the most out of your home network.
- HUUSD Help Desk: The solutions page of the help desk has a number of articles, including some basic Chromebook troubleshooting tips.
HUUSD TECHNOLOGY-RELATED POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Please note, to find the full list please visit the HUUSD Policies and Procedures page. School specific information and policies may be located on that school's website.