Online Safety

Online Safety

An online booklet entitled "NET CETERA:  Chatting with Kids About Being Online" is available at the following link:  http://www.onguardonline.gov/pdf/tec04.pdf

A paperback version is available by contacting our school nurse, Pam Brown, at the Middle School (223-3262).

The following links were provided by NET CETERA:
 

www.netsmartz.org

NetSmartz  Online resource with interactive activites and games teaching children, teens, parents & educators safety on the Internet. Educational resource from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Discusses various Internet safety topics. 

 

www.onguardonline.gov

OnGuard Online provides practical tips from the federal government and the technology industry to help you be on guard against Internet fraud, secure your computer, and protect your personal information.

 

www.cyberbully411.org

Cyberbully411 provides resources and opportunities for discussion and sharing for youth — and their parents — who have questions about or may have been targeted by online harassment. The website was created by the non-profit Internet Solutions for Kids, Inc., with funding from the Community Technology Foundation of California.

 

www.connectsafely.org

ConnectSafely is a forum for parents, teens, educators, and advocates designed to give teens and parents a voice in the public discussion about youth online safety, and has tips, as well as other resources, for safe blogging and social networking. Along with NetFamilyNews.org, it is a project of the non-profit Tech Parenting Group.

 

www.getnetwise.org

GetNetWise is a public service sponsored by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences. The GetNetWise coalition works to provide Internet users with the resources they need to make informed decisions about their and their family’s use of the Internet.

 

www.ikeepsafe.org

iKeepSafe is a coalition of 49 governors/first spouses, law enforcement, the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and other associations dedicated to helping parents, educators, and caregivers by providing tools and guidelines to promote safe Internet and technology use among children.

 

www.staysafeonline.org

StaySafeOnline is an educational site intended to help consumers understand both the positive aspects of the Internet as well as how to manage a variety of safety and security issues that exist online.

 

www.wiredsafety.org

WiredSafety is an Internet safety and help group. WiredSafety.org provides education, assistance, and awareness on cybercrime and abuse, privacy, security, and responsible technology use. It is also the parent group of Teenangels.org, FBI-trained teens and preteens who promote Internet safety.

 

www.netfamilynews.org

Technology news for families and educators - THE source for kids' and teens' safe, productive use of the digital media and technologies.

 
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