This is a new internet safety guide for a post-Covid world. Excellent analyses of the most popular social media sites to which young people gravitate.
Thank you to Hanna Miller of
DIY Gardening for the above creation.
Sammy's Guide to Internet Safety - an interactive learning resource for educators and parents teaching kids how to enjoy the internet safely while providing fun activities and games. This site courtesy of Ann Livingston, Community Outreach Manager, AT & T Preferred Dealer
This is a comprehensive guide to internet safety for non-techy parents/carers. It covers the dangers of the internet, suggestions for rules and how to use parental controls. Thank you to Bill Hess of PixelPrivacy.com for suggesting it.
Preventing cyberbullying begins with understanding the nature of the issue. This article discusses what cyberbullying means, how to prevent it, and what to do when cyberbullying happens.
This site suggested by David, a student of Nicolas Fuller, who teaches an online alternative learning program for a group of kids. Thank you, David for calling this site to my attention through your teacher!
This effort is the result of reaching out to 100+ professionals and asking them for advice on how parents can keep their kids safe from digital threats and some tips for kids to be more cautious when they are online.
From WikiHow co-authored by Stan Kats. This site covers everything from online citizenship, cyberbullying, privacy, to maintaining a healthy relationship with the digital world. Suggested by Mykael Ray - thank you!
This site has compiled a summary of the different threats teenagers face and outlined some strategies for helping to keep them safe while they operate in an increasingly digital world. Thank you, James Carmen, for suggesting this site!
This resource gives information on what cyberbullying is and who is at risk. It delves into how artificial intelligence can help combat cyberbullying, and provides tips and additional resources for educators, parents, and students to learn more.
Created as a guide to help parents and educators talk to kids about important topics like Internet Safety, Cyberbullying, and Screen Time. Thank you to Brett Campbell of The Tennis Department for suggesting this site.
Kristy Clarke, of https://www.householdguide.co.uk/, wrote this new guide was because, as she said, "I found my son talking in an in-game chat room, something I wasn't aware could happen until I discovered it myself."
The next two sites were suggested by Sarah Bass who is learning investigative skills that will help her spot problems and vulnerabilities in the cyber world as part of her efforts to acquire her Girl Scouts Junior Cybersecurity Badge. Thank you, Sarah, and thank you to the troop leader who encourages this kind of understanding!
A collection of four lessons and classroom activities focusing on social-emotional wellness as a tool for combating bullying in and out of the classroom. Created by theonline MAT program of the University of Southern California.
Recommended by Ted Lindblom
One of our greatest fears as parents is someone harming our children in some way, and unfortunately, the internet opens up a new outlet for bullies. This is a comprehensive guide for parents concerned about cyberbullying.
This guide, according to the Lake Jennings Boy Scout Troop 325 and John Frazier, membership chairman of the Troop, has information about laws dealing with online harassment. There are many links within the site to help people understand cyberbullying and how / why it has become such a big problem.
I thank this Troop and Mr. Frazier for their contribution to this page.
Parents and educators can help protect children’s digital privacy and empower them to practice online safety. Site suggested by Jesse Robinson on behalf of the informational website, Online Master of Legal Studies Programs
This is a site estblished by a group of cybersecurity experts and parents to create a guide, updated for August 2020, containing all the steps you can take to protect your child from Sexual predators, Cyberbullying, Mobile phone addiction, and hurtful content.
Thanks to Nicole Frank for suggesting this site.
10 Apps for Parents to Monitor Kids’ Mobile Use Similarly, since we can’t be with our kids every time they pull out their smartphone (and kids of all ages have them these days), it’s great to know that we can stay connected and help them stay safe using apps.
Thank you to Jenny Wise for these five suggestions above. Her website
The University of Dayton has recently published a resource titled "How Much Privacy Do You Have Online?" The resource shares definitions on what classifies as privacy and personal information, ways to take charge of personal privacy online, and information on digital privacy regulations for the future.
This guide gives you information about everything to do with passwords, how they can be compromised and how people can keep themselves (relatively) secure. Thanks to James Retzlaf, Chief Editor of Beeboom.co for this link.