"Needless to say, parents of teens nowadays must do everything they can to stay in-the-know. Since your teens have grown up in an online world, they may very well be more online savvy than you, but this shouldn’t be an excuse to give up. As parents, we must challenge ourselves to become familiar with the complexities of the teen online universe and stay educated on the various devices your teens are using to go online."
10 Internet Safety Tips for Students http://t.co/Arc1VgYe via @zite
"We noticed recently that some kids are leaving comments with both their first and last name - not a good idea if you are under 13 years old (don’t worry, we changed them for you before we made them live). So, we thought we would take a moment this morning this morning to remind students about five important "Internet Rules of the Road." You should follow these rules if you are writing a comment, uploading a photo, or uploading a video anywhere on the Internet, not just on this website."
Child predators, cyber bullying, and untrustworthy teachers are just some of the internet scandals often discussed on the news concerning youth and online safety. And while programs in schools are right in teaching students about the dangers that exist online, a new website aims to promote the benefits of internet use—as well as bridge the generational gap in online use and knowledge between youth and their teachers and parents.
Popular with teens and tweens, Tumblr is a microblogging site that provides a platform for blogging that is super simple and user-friendly. An important kids safety question: does your teen have a Tumbleblog? If so, there are 6 important things about the site you should know.
SecureSafe is a maximum security Internet service (SaaS) developed by DSwiss AG and leading Swiss IT-Security and engineering companies. Furthermore, innovations emerging from research at universities – recognized and supported by the Swiss federal government - contribute to current and future security innovations.
Think Before You Click: Internet Safety Tips for Parents
"If one life is saved, then it's worth it."
That is the clichéd argument frequently used to justify banning electronic communications, websites, and other forms of technology in schools. The common belief is that these prohibitions will prevent, among other things, the sexual assault of minors or suicides related to cyberbullying.
This is a great list from Deb Ng, founder and former owner of the Freelance Writing Jobs. I thought hard about what she’d written to see if I could add anything, enhance or disagree.
You have to teach internet safety. It's not part of the human genome.
Nothing. It’s a great list, as good as any I’ve seen since social media exploded on the education landscape
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If you do, have you ever wondered what a friend of a friend of a friend really needs to know about you?
We believe it’s important for you to have the controls you need to manage your data online. There are many different settings and tools out there, so to make it a bit simpler, here is an overview of some of the ways that you can manage what you share online, with Google and with others. We offer a collection of privacy tools, the most popular of which are described in this section.
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