Internet Safety

Internet Safety Resources

CyberSmart! fosters 21st century skills to increase student engagement and prepare students to achieve in today's digital society.

     Quality and current “nonprofit news service for “kid-tech news”. Based on the premise that informal, engaged parenting is essential to kids’ constructive use of technology and the Net.”

        Provides information on how media “can shape your child’s development and what you can do to create a media-literate household.”
        
        Provides a “guide to making the Internet and Technology fun, safe, and productive.”

    Advice and information about Internet safety for parents and teachers, plus opportunities to discuss problems and share solutions.

     GetNetWise is a public service created by Internet industry corporations and public interest groups with the goal of having “Internet users be only "one click away" from the resources they need to make informed decisions about their and their family's use of the Internet.”

    Created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America, “ the NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safer on the Internet.”

    kids.us is an Internet domain where “affiliated sites are regularly screened and monitored” so that “parents and children can trust the sites to provide educational and appropriate online fun.”

   Run by the author of Net-mom's Internet Kids & Family Yellow Pages, a family-friendly directory to 3,500 of the best children's resources the Internet has to offer, this site highlights good sites for kids and provides safety tips for parents.

        Parents can be the key to safe and rewarding online experiences for the whole family.    i-SAFE helps educate parents about hazards in cyberspace, and gives them
  opportunities to spread this valuable information within their communities.

        The Parents' Guide to the Information Superhighway: Rules and Tools for Families Online

        Good search page for ........Computers > Internet > Child Safety

        A Thin Line ~ for middle and HS students> MTV addresses social networking problems in self-test format

        Take this "Rules of the Road" test to earn your official PBS Kids Web license!

        The sister site to SafeKids.com with Net safety advice for teens and parents of teens from Larry Magid, co-director of ConnnectSafely.org

        The Family Online Safety Institute is an international non-profit organization that facilitates the meeting of thought leaders in technology and policy in order to find innovative solutions for children's online safety.

        Operated by Internet educator and author Nancy Willard, CSRIU provides excellent advice and analysis about cyberbullying and other aspects of online safety.

        The Congressionally mandated CyberTipline is a reporting mechanism for cases of child sexual exploitation including child pornography, online enticement of children for sex acts, molestation of children outside the family, sex tourism of children, child v

        Keeping kids safe on their Internet journey and encouraging responsible behavior online is a common goal of parents and teachers everywhere. This frequently updated directory provides easy access to hundreds of resources that have been developed worldwide.

          SimpleK12 has compiled a list of FREE resources on all the hottest topics regarding internet saftey including Online Predators, Cell Phone Safety, Indentity Theft, Scams (email, credit card, internet) Internet Addiction, Gaming Addiction, Social Networking and just about anything else that has to do with digital tools.