Working together for a better, safer Internet!

 

 

The purpose of this statewide focus is to:

 

 

      Help kids and parents alike to be safe, confident explorers of the online world.

      Prepare kids to make smart decisions and learn the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety.

      Support families in establishing proactive conversations about online wellbeing and digital safety. 

      Share best practices for parenting in a digital age and tools to foster parent-child interaction. 

      Empower parents with resources and research to equip their families to be safer online.

     BONUS: Assist Utah Complete Count (Census) to bring funding to Utah for education and social services. 

        Access the Be AWESOME Online Toolkit here!

To participate you will want to:

 

 

     Connect to the Daily Challenges and Resources. New resources published daily.

     Join your local Facebook Community to find bonus events, activities, and resources.

     Set-up your Adventure Photo Journal in the Discovery Family program to track your points and win prizes.

     Download the app to receive daily notifications to your phone (text 'MyDD' to 555-888)

TIMELINE

 

 

 

January/February-

 

     Schools provided materials to distribute to families.

     Local mayors and governments, chambers, non-profits and businesses notified and invited to participate.

 

 

February-  

 

     1st - 10th Media coverage

     Feb 11 - Safer Internet Day: Together for a Safer Internet LIVEStream and Kick-Off events;

                 Introduce the statewide 'Be Online Awesome' project

     Feb 18 - Celebration with Governor Herbert  at the Utah State Capitol Building.

 

 

February & March-  

 

      Banners provided to schools.

      ‘Be Online Awesome’ toolkit delivered in bite-size pieces via the Adventure in the Discovery Family program.

 

 

April-   

 

      Schools and communities host ‘Be Online Awesome’ Family Workshops.

      Census events held in conjunction with Family Workshops.

 

 

April/May-  

 

      The ‘Be Online Awesome’ resources delivered again as a follow-up.

You can also stay connected on the following platforms:

A HUGE 'Thank You' to our Sponsors: