We believe that community is very important at St. Al’s. We love the families we get to serve with and want to provide support and resources when we can! Below is a list of resources we have found helpful and have been recommended to us by other parents.
Digital Citizenship Resources & Games
Click here for menu of age-appropriate games that teach about digital citizenship and safety. Resource compiled by Stateside Electronics includes games from the FBI, Common Sense Media, and Interland.
Website full of resources to help understand bullying, the effects, prevention, resources and more.
Common Sense Media
Independent nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids thrive in a rapidly changing world. Common Sense reviews media and gives advice and empowers families with information and advocacy opportunities.
In Tech Talk Tuesdays, Dr. Ruston shares her family’s weekly topics to help manage and decrease struggles around screen time. Dr. Ruston is known for her film called Screenagers where it looks into the developmental impact screens have on our children. Tech Talk Tuesdays is a weekly newsletter that has conversation starters about social media, video game use, tech tips, latest research and more.
Helps build lifelong faith by helping parents and caring adults talk with their kids about what they otherwise wouldn’t, one conversation at a time. Axis covers topics like technology, culture, anxiety, bullying, slang and many more. Axis uses the media of today to connect with students to get them to think about the media they are consuming as well as translating culture for parents to bridge the gap of understanding. Their free Culture Translator is a weekly newsletter that breaks down the top 3 things that happened in culture that week and how to have conversations about it with your child.