Internet safety is taught from Kindergarten through eighth grade. The Internet safety links on this page are intended to provide parents with additional resources and information on a variety of Internet safety topics.
Net Aware- Your Guide to the Social Networks Your Kids Use
From the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - the leading charity in the U.K. specializing in protecting children and safeguarding children at risk of abuse.
Federal Trade Commission
The FTC manages OnGuardOnline.gov, which 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. The FTC has a detailed guide for parents to help navigate Social Networking Sites with children. Social Networking Sites – A Parents Guide
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.
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.
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.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
NCMEC is a private, non-profit organization that helps prevent child abduction and sexual exploitation; helps find missing children; and assists victims of child abduction and sexual exploitation, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Staysafe.org 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.
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