Online Safety and Awareness
Parents! Keep Your Child Safe Online
There are many Web sites and products available today to help keep your children safe and monitor their online activity. Keep them safe from online predators, protect your computer, and discover how to make the Internet a fun and safe environment for your child.
- Safe Kids
Your family’s guide to making the Internet and technology fun, safe and productive.
- Look Both Ways: Help Protect Your Family on the Internet — Microsoft Press
“Your parents taught you to look both ways before crossing the street. Now, learn the rules of the road and help protect your family online with Internet child-safety authority Linda Criddle. Using real-life examples, Linda teaches the simple steps you and your family can take to help identify risk and avoid Internet dangers and still enjoy your time online.”
Linda Criddle/Author, Internet Child-Safety Expert www.look-both-ways.com
A great nationwide resource center for parents, kids, educators and grandparents including fun activities for children.
- Project Safekids
The amber alert system for the Internet.
Monitor your kid’s online activity! Visit this site to learn about their automated technology search solution and resource center for parents to chaperone their kids online at social networking sites.
- NetSmartz Workshop
The NetSmartz Workshop is an interactive, educational safety resource to teach kids and teens how to stay safe on the Internet.
- Wired Safety
The world’s largest online safety and help group.
Offers resources for parents, educators and victims including online classes and how to choose the best software for your needs.
i-SAFE is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to educate and empower students, parents, seniors, and community members to safely and responsibly take control of their Internet experiences. I-SAFE provides knowledge that will enable them to recognize and avoid dangerous, destructive, or unlawful online behavior and to respond appropriately.
An excellent site for parents who “refuse to look the other way” and want to understand the world of MySpace and how it can affect their kids. Discover who your teenagers are talking to online and learn how to stay on top of their social networking to keep them safe.