Elemetary Internet Safety

Elemetary Internet Safety

INTERNET SAFETY TOPICS

1. Safe and responsible use of social networking, websites, chat rooms, electronic mail, bulletin boards, instant messaging, etc.
2. Recognizing, avoiding and reporting online solicitations by sexual predators.
3. Risks of transmitting personal information on the Internet.
4. Recognizing and avoiding unsolicited or deceptive online communication.
5. Recognizing and reporting online harassment and cyber bullying.
6. Reporting illegal online activities and communications.
7. Understanding copyright laws on written materials, photographs, music and video.

For Parents & Educators

Cyber Bullying: The Definitive Guide for Educators, Parents, and Family Members

http://origin.www.netsmartz.org/CellPhones
http://origin.www.netsmartz.org/Blogging
http://origin.www.netsmartz.org/IdentityTheft
http://origin.www.netsmartz.org/ChildrenAsVictims
http://origin.www.netsmartz.org/Educators

For Students

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http://www.mcgruff.org/#/Advice
http://www.mcgruff.org/#/Videos
http://www.mcgruff.org/#/Games

 

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http://www.nsteens.org/Games
http://www.nsteens.org/Videos
http://www.nsteens.org/TeachingMaterials

More Internet Safety Links

Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Internet Safety
http://www.illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/children/internet.html

http://illinoisattorneygeneral.gov/cyberbullying/

A Web safety expert offers tips for keeping teenagers and children safe on social-networking sites like MySpace.com.

http://www.newsweek.com/id/47351

OnGuardOnline.gov 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.

http://www.onguardonline.gov/about-us/overview.aspx

PBS and Frontline (Growing up Online)—Readings and Links

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/kidsonline/etc/links.html#3

The Illinois State Board of Education provides a link to a variety of Internet Safety curriculum resources and materials. As specified under Illinois School Code Section 5, “beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, a school district must incorporate into the school curriculum a component on Internet safety to be taught at least once each school year to students in grade 3 or above.”

http://www.isbe.state.il.us/curriculum/html/internet_safety.htm

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

http://cybersmart.org/

http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/index2.html

Kid Safe Search Engines


Awesome Library
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ask Jeeves for Kids

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Yahooligans


Education World


KidsClick!
SuperKids

Super-Kids

Searching the Internet         for everyone in the family

       Kid Safe Search Sites

OneKey - The Kid Safe Search Engine.

 

Most recently answered questions in: Bullying and teasing

Help on the difficult topic of school bullying and how to best deal with it when it happens.

 

Child Safety on the Net and Media Reviews

NetSmartz

Online safety information for kids, teens, parents, educators, and law enforcement agencies.

Get NetWise

Lots of information for adults concerned with child safety on the web. There is also information about computer viruses and preventing spam.

iKeep Safe Internet Safety Coalition

This site provides internet safety information for students, teachers, and parents. It is sponsored by state governors,and/or first spouses, law enforcement agencies, and many other groups.

The Media Awareness Network

An extensive site with information for children, parents and teachers. The information provided deals with all forms of the media.

WebWise Kids

Child safety on the net with 7 smart rules of internet safety, links to safe sites, and news of current net safety legislation and conferences.

Stay Safe Online

There is information here about child safety on the net, and there is also very important information about guarding your computer from viruses and hacker attacks. Try taking the self test to find out how well prepared your computer is.

Chat Danger

An guide to safe chatting in chat rooms, games, and e-mail.

Common Sense Media

Reviews of TV, web sites, books, and music. Also, this site has articles on media use and abuse.

Entertainment Software Review Board

Check here for ratings of game software.