Case Studies on Dollars and Sense

Additional Resources

  • Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization which rates and reviews movies, TV shows, songs, books, video games, wireless applications and websites according to developmental criteria recommendations from some of the nation's leading authorities.
  • CTIA Initiatives to help parents manage the way kids use wireless devices and services, including CTIA’s Guidelines for Content Classification and Internet Access, CTIA Mobile Application Rating System with ESRB and Location Based Services (LBS) Best Practices and Guidelines.
  • CTIA S-A-F-E-T-Y Tipsto help parents and kids set expectations about wireless use.
  • Connect Safely provides information on how to use the web and social network spaces safely.
  • FCC Parent’s Place provides information about how to improve your children's safety in today's complex media landscape, and what the FCC is doing to help.
  • iKeepSafe is a 501(c)3 nonprofit international alliance of more than 100 policy leaders, educators, law enforcement members, technology experts, public health experts and advocates. iKeepSafe offers information on how to educate your children in using their cell phones smart and safely through programs such as Cell Phone Smart.
  • OnGuardOnline: Your Safety Net Net Cetera is a coalition of federal government agencies and the tech industry that created Net Cetera, an online safety guidebook for parents to help communicate with their children about using their mobile phones safely and responsibly.
  • The Wireless Foundation offers an innovative game app called “BeSeen” to raise cyber awareness and digital literacy in kids before they face the risks of cyberbullying, identity theft and privacy invasion and to guide them towards being responsible online citizens. “BeSeen” is available for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.