Internet Safety

The Internet can be a wonderful resource for children. Students can use it to research school reports, communicate with teachers and other kids, and play interactive games. Unfortunately, it can also pose hazards to children. Parents must be aware of what their children see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online. The links on this page provide parents, students, and community members with the tools and resources needed to help keep children safe online.

Connect Safely's excellent and detailed resource - Parent's Guide to Facebook

MySecureCyberspace - A Free Educational Resource Created by Carnegie Mellon University to Empower You to Secure Your Part of Cyberspace.

NetSmartz- Great educational resource from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The site includes videos for teaching children and adolescents about Internet safety.

SafeKids.com - up-to-date blog on online safety and civility

Web Wise Kids- Wisdom begins with you

Be Web Aware- Internet safety information for kids and parents

Digital Kids- Cracking the code of teens' IM slang

COPPA- Children's Online Privacy Protection Act

Internet Smarts - a multifaceted program, which provides a forum for teachers and parents to work with children to understand which online behaviors and practices are safe and appropriate and those, which are no

Faux Paw's adventures on the Internet (Elementary)

 

 

 

 

 

 


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