The CyberCompass initiative is a townwide response to the unprecedented advancements in technology that have a significant impact on the lives of West Hartford’s children and their families. This website serves as a clearinghouse of resources for parents, educators and children to turn to in their efforts to educate themselves, to raise awareness of the advantages and dangers associated with the use of diverse technologies, and to provide age and educationally appropriate guidelines to maximize instruction and prevent children from being harmed in a 24/7 connected world.


Tech Articles: 

Cool Tools to Help Kids Learn to Code


3 Kinds of Apps That Stir Up Drama


24 Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School


Ultimate Back-to-School Clean-Slate Handbook


Get Ready for Kindergarten with Partical Tips, Tricks, and Tools


5 Ways to Save Yourself from Device Addiction


30 Cool Things Kids Can Learn Online (for Free!)


Introducing Digital Compass: Where is your tween headed?


Everything You Need to Know About Parental Controls


Snapchat and 7 More Iffy Messaging Apps Teens Love


5 Ways to Curb Kids' In-App Purchases on the iPhone


The Most Distrubing YouTube Videos (and What to Do About Them)


Babies and Toddlers: The Definitive Answers to Screen-Time Questions


15 Apps and Websites Kids Are Heading to After Facebook