How do I keep my kids safe online?



If you are raising kids, you are raising Digital Natives. Do you feel like they won’t put down the tablet? Like they started asking for a smartphone in preschool?
What are they doing on those devices anyway? Should you spy on them? Or will that hurt your relationship in the long run?
Our kids need digital mentors to become the best people they can be in our connected world.
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Devorah Heitner, Founder of Raising Digital Natives

      
From cyberbullying and photo sharing to digital footprints and online safety, the Connecting Families program helps parents and kids address important topics and have meaningful conversations about making great choices in their digital lives.


What are the long- and short-term impacts of your high schooler's online interactions? What does a digital footprint actually mean, and how will it affect employment and college admissions? Learn the ins and outs in this article from ReputationManagement.com.


This suite of resources specifically addresses parents' concerns about online safety, social networking, cyber civics, and more.


"NetSmartz offers free, multimedia Internet safety presentations tailored for specific audiences – parents and communities, tweens, teens, and younger children."


"Common Sense Media has compiled this list of resources for parents seeking advice and information about how to help their children explore smartly and stay safe."


One teacher shares her strategies for teaching high school students about cyberbullying. Her message: “Will you accept the identity that others give you?”

Online Safety Roadshow 
The Online Safety Roadshow is a 45-minute digital citizenship assembly for teens that strives to be like a Drivers Ed for the web. The presentation covers five key tips to staying safe and successful on the web.

Family Partnerships