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Online Safety

  • Raising Your Digital Natives Responsibly
    • View this Youtube video exploring internet safety.
    • Author Rosalind Wiseman discusses common challenges parents face when raising children in the Internet age.
    • Recorded June 18, 2013 as a Verizon Internet Safety Month webinar.
  • A Platform for Good
    • Excellent website that helps families with online safety tips and issues.
    • NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational program of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) that provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.
    • The program is designed for children ages 5-17, parents and guardians, educators, and law enforcement.
    • With resources such as videos, games, activity cards, and presentations, NetSmartz entertains while it educates.
  • Warning on taking pictures from your cell phone and posting them!  
    • Report by Kansas City station KSHB-TV  on Nov 9, 2010
    • Learn how photos can be traced back to the sender’s location.
    • Please watch this video and take the recommended precautions.
    • Learn how to change the settings on your phone as well as your children’s in order to ensure your family’s safety and privacy.
  • Visit Google’s Safety Center  to learn what you can do to protect yourself and your family online.
  • Visit YouTube’s Policies, safety, and reporting page