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Google’s Be Internet Awesome with PTA Connected

At a Be Internet Awesome Family Workshop, you can expect to:

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Explore your excitements and worries about raising children in a connected world through parent-to-parent conversations

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Work through discussion-based sessions that cover topics like password security, kind behavior, and visiting safe websites

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Leave with online safety tools your family can use together

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Apply for a PTA Connected Be Internet Awesome Grant

The 2018 PTA Connected Be Internet Awesome Grant will award $1,000 to 200 PTAs to host a Be Internet Awesome family workshop. In addition to the grant, all grantees will receive a Be Internet Awesome kit.

  • Each kit is bilingual—with materials in English and Spanish—and includes the following to help you run your workshop:
  • A Google Pixelbook to power the workshop
  • A ready-made presentation covering topics like online safety, digital citizenship and digital tips and resources to create a positive digital experience
  • Family Guides for workshop participants to inspire collaborative learning and spark conversations at home about topics including online reputation and social sharing, phishing and scams, privacy and security, cyberbullying, inappropriate content and more
  • School posters to remind students to be smart, alert, strong, kind and brave
    A banner to show school spirit and remind parents, students and the PTA to Be Internet Awesome together
  • Exclusive PTA Be Internet Awesome trophy keepsake

Application Period Closed November 18, 2018. Winners to be announced soon!

Planning Toolkit

Coming soon! In the upcoming toolkit, you can expect to find resources for promoting, planning, hosting and evaluating the success of your event.

PTA Connected will provide you with flyers, volunteer forms, an event planning checklist, email templates, sample agendas, evaluation forms and much more. All of these resources will make planning and executing your event simple, easy and fun. Stay tuned!

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Parent Resources

For help navigating the digital world with your family or classroom, bookmark the following websites:

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Digital Wellbeing

Check out throughout the year for new and exciting programs and resources from National PTA to help your family grow in the digital space.

Be Internet Awesome family workshops are a part of the PTA Connected initiative made possible with the support of a founding sponsorship from Google. National PTA does not endorse any commercial entity, product, or service. No endorsement of Google is implied.