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The I am Stronger website has links to excellent family resources. Parents will want to check out Common Sense Media and Media Smarts for exploring how to approach conversations with their children on digital citizenship. 

The Ultimate Parent's Guide to Internet Safety​​

The Ultimate Parent's Guide to Internet Safety is a fantastic infograph resource that parents will wish to explore with their children, tweens and teens on the rules and "codes" of how to navigate social media and the web safely.

Protect Kids Online

Helping kids stay safe while online is something many parents are concerned about. Yet, as a parent, it can be difficult to stay up to date with new technology and how to best protect your kids.​ is here to help parents/guardians stay on top of the digital world their children are engaging in. On this site, you’ll find information about the ever-changing online interests of young people, the potential risks they face and proactive strategies to help keep your child/adolescent safe while online.​ 

Protect Kids Online is operated by the Canadian Centre for Child Protection, and is designed to assist parents/guardians in protecting their children on the Internet and reducing their risk of victimization. 

Media Smarts​​

Media Smarts has e-tutorials and free on-line workshops for parents and families, in both English and French.  Suggested resources for parents include: 

Commonsense Media​

Commonsense Media also has excellent resources for parents. From apps to be aware of, to parent concerns and how to start conversations about social media. These articles will help prepare all parents regardless of digital comfort in how to parent the "digital generation".  Parents may wish to access the following resources listed below. With Common Sense Media, parents have the option of creating a free account to access reources.

Common Sense Media Information for Parents, "Essential Tools for Schools" Glossary of Educational Terminology which highlight many 21st Century Learning approaches.

Need Help Now

Need Help Now is a Canadian organization which provides information for youth, parents and teachers on how to deal with challenging issues that can arise from Social Media. Note all resources are available in both English and French. 

Need Help Now  English

Aidez Moi SVP French

 The following sites provide indepth information and resources on the following:

Protecting Children's​ Privacy – A Guide for Parents, Carers, and Educators

As a parent, there's a fi​ne line between protecting your kids' privacy and invading it yourself. But there are a few simple precautions to take that will allow them freedom while safeguarding their interests. Read this article from Comparitech to see how you can help your child develop skills online in a safe manner. 

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child, Online and Offli​​ne - Be a Social Media Mentor

Be sure to also explore how you can start discussions and role model digital etiquette with your children. Check out the articles, "Being a Social Media Role Model and Mentor" and "Parents Can Tweet Too: Being a Social Media Role Model" to explore what it means to "lead by example online and off."​

Connect Sa​fely

This is a fantastic site that offers information for parents, teachers and students. You may wish to check out the following articles or links: 

Tools and Apps for Monitoring Screen Time​​​

Our Pact is a fantastic app that parents may wish to use with their children to help monitor and schedule screen time. Keep in mind that in addition to this app, parents will also wnat to engage their children in conversations around digital etiquette and the benefits of developing their own internal monitor of how much time they should spend on their devices. 

Safe, Smart and Social - ​App Guide for Parents is a site explore apps appropriate for students 13+ that can help them to effectively build their online presence in a positive way, when used effectively. Watch the video and explore the guide for apps students suggested for students to check out and those they need to steer away from.

Regina Catholic School Division Parent Night​

Check out the Regina Catholic School Division Digital Citizenship information for parents by downloading the Parent Night Presentation.

Digital Citizenship Parent Night_0.pptx

Ministry of Alberta - Internet Saavy Parent Workshop​​​

Ministry of Alberta - Internet Saavy Parent Workshop
This is a great interactive presentation that highlights children's use of the internet at different age levels.  It is very informative for parents and provides a facilitator's guide upon request to lead this as a workshop for parents.

​Danah Boyd - "It's Complicated" eBook​​

Danah Boyd - "It's Complicated" eBook
This book is written by the Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research.  She focuses on how youth integrate technology into their everyday practices and society.  Click this link to download a free e-Book copy. ​

Parent Presentation: Safer Schools Together - Social Media​

RCSD held a parent presentation with Safer Schools Together in March 2018. The document below is from that presentation. This will help parents navigate raising children in this digital world. Social media use, and how to address misuse is all covered. 

Parent Presentation.pdf​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​Cory Patterson of the Internet Child Exploitation Unit of the RCMP and Loreley Berra, Senior Crown Prosecutor with Saskatchewan's Ministry of Justice provided three information sessions that were held at the Kincaid Central School.

​The sessions include:  grades 5-8, grades 9-12, and parents/teachers/adults.

The Ministry has now provided links to these presentations which were streamed over the LIVE Network.  These presentations explore facts, statistics and risks about online exploitation. For viewing, please visit in the "On Demand" section. If Google Chrome does not show your videos, please use Internet Explorer as your browser.

City Transit​ - Help navigating the City of Regina's Transit Services for regular bus transit as well as paratransit.

Sask 211
 - This is a site filled with free resources for everything from support for drug or alcohol problems, wellness, self-harm, help for EAL families, to links for accessing essential services, crisis hotlines, income support, and more. 

Saskatchewan Ministry of Education Curriculum - Details of the curriculum delivered in our schools from PreK through to Grade 12.

SAT information

Settlement Services in Regina

Marijuana - Everything We Need To Know
Growing in Faith, Growing in Christ - Parent Presentation:Growingfaithrcsdparent.pdf