I REALLY want a phone...
  1. Rules?
  2. Safe screen time?
  3. Boundaries?
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I don't think I want a phone...

You don’t need to do anything you don’t want. Remember, you matter and you don’t have to do anything to fit in.

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I don't think I want a SMART phone.
  1. Not everyone has to have a “Smart” phone.
  2. Have you heard of the Gabb phone?
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I need to talk to my mom and dad
  1. YOU are important to your parents.
  2. They will listen to you.
  3. Just be honest.
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What if I found something bad on my phone?
  1. Tell a parent right away.
  2. This can help you: worksheet. (PDF)
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Tools

These tools can help you talk about hard topics.

Ask an adult to help you print these out! Then you can work on it together!

Worksheets for Children 10 and up
Worksheets for Children 10 and under

Resources

We all need extra help sometimes. Please click on these links with your mom or dad.

If this is an emergency, call 911.

 

These resource links represent a compilation of resources identified by iRespect&Protect staff.  It is not intended to be comprehensive and iRespect&Protect does not specifically endorse or make any representations regarding any of the resources.

Games and Videos
  • Interland Game
    Learn about the Internet in Kind Kingdom, Tower of Treasures, Mindful Mountain, and Reality River. Spanish available. Best for older kids.
  • NetSmartz
    A site with videos, shows, and games to learn about internet safety and making better choices. Watch Julie’s Journey, Split Decisions, Two Kinds of Stupid, Your Photo Fate, and Broken Friendship.
  • Net Smartz Safety Videos
    Fun digital safety lessons. Learn from Nettie, Webster, and Clicky, the internet safety robot.
Local Support If You Need Help

Trainings

Learn how special you are. Learn how to get your first phone.

Ask your mom or dad to sign you up!

myWorth 15-20 min Sessions

Eight 15-20 minute learning sessions focusing on fostering self-worth, promoting positive online choices, and building safe relationships. -Spanish Available

Do You Really Think You Need a Cell Phone?

Customized by meeting with the school administrator or classroom teacher to learn the values of the school community. Focus will be on personal safety with technology and identifying safe adults for problem solving. Principles of self-worth and kindness will be emphasized, and participants will be provided a family discussion worksheet to share with parents. -Spanish Available.