Parent Tech Resources

Common Sense Media A wide variety of resources and great media review tools!

Michigan Cyber Initiative

NetSmartz has a list of important guidelines for children using the internet. The site also contains links to many other resources including online activities that teach Internet skills.

SafeKids has links to resources about Internet safety.


ScreenGuide is an app that parents may use to control school issued iPads at home after school hours

If your student is in grades 3-4 follow this guide:

If your student is in grades 5-6 follow this guide:

If your student is in grades 7-8 follow this guide:


More Options for at home device use:

Kid Friendly Web Search Engine & Encyclopedia: Kiddle

Headset Recommendations:

For young kids we recommend these headsets with microphones:
These are the models we recommend:
Califone 2800 RDT
Califone 2800 BLT
Califone 2800 YLT
These models have straight jacks that fit the iPad cases, and they fit younger heads better.

Leelanau Area Internet Service Providers:

Provider Service Type Contact Web Site
Charter Spectrum Cable/Fiber 1-833-694-9256
Century Link DSL 1-877-862-9343
Cherry Capital Connection Fixed Point Wireless 1-855-674-4159
186networks Fixed Point Wireless 1-888.299.0071
Dish Network Satelite 1-844-213-5795
Direct TV Satelite 1-888-777-2454
HughesNet Satelite 1-844-797-7894
ViaSat Satelite 1-855-993-5272
Earthlink Satelite 1-866-383-3080
AT&T Fixed Wireless Internet 1-877-990-0041
Verizon LTE Internet 1-800-775-8098
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