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Internet Safety Resources

The Seekonk Public Schools are committed to keeping our students safe online.  The following resources are provided to help students, teachers, and parents become more aware of the potential dangers that can occur n the Internet and what we can do to keep our children safe.  Internet safety is a very important issue and the more we know, the more we can do to assure that our children will enjoy the positive benefits of Internet usage.

 

http://www.staysafeonline.org/basics/family.html

http://www.netsmartz.org/

http://www.netsmartz.org/KIDS/indexfl.html
Net Smartz is an interactive, educational resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and Boys & Girls Clubs of America for children (ages 5-17), parents, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safer on the Internet.

http://www.getnetwise.org/
Great resources for teachers and parents. GetNetWise is a public service Website aimed at parents and caregivers to help them ensure that their children have safe and rewarding online experiences. GetNetWise provides online safety tips, empowerment tools for families, instructions on how to report online trouble, and a guide to good child-friendly web content.  The site features more than 120 online safety tools including software to filter explicitly mature and violent content.

http://www.protectkids.com/index.html
Protect kids is an Internet safety site with abundant resources and information devoted to safeguarding children and families on the Internet.  The site is run by Internet safety advocate Donna Rice Hughes.

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/index.cfm
Resources and support for everyone interested in media and information literacy for young people.  To learn how to get the most out of the tools and resources on this site, visit our help section and the site map.

http://www.bewebaware.ca/english/default.aspx
This Canadian based site?s goals are to raise awareness amongst parents that there are safety issues when their children go online and that they need to get involved.  It provides practical information and tools that will equip parents to effectively manage Internet use in the house and to teach their kids to be Web savvy.

http://www.cyberangels.org/
CyberAngels is an international organization dedicated to providing Internet safety information and resources to parents and educators.  It?s available to help victims with the process of identifying an collecting evidence to report to law-enforcement agencies in cases of Internet crime.

http://www.safekids.com/family-contract-for-online-safety/
Safe surfing family contract samples.

http://netfamilynews.org/index.shtml
Net Family News is a non-profit public service providing Net news for families, parents, teachers and other caregivers of online kids.

http://www.kidsmart.org.uk/
Kidsmart is an award winning practical internet safety program web site for schools, young people, parents and agencies, produced by the children?s internet charity Childnet International.  Users can access resources including lesson plans, leaflets, posters, activity days and interactive games.

http://www.cybersmartkids.com.au/for-parents_tips.htm
This site offers a host of tips to help you and your family get the most out of the net safely.

http://www.wiredkids.org/
A fun and informative resource for both parents and kids about online safety.

http://www.safekids.com/
This site provides Internet safety advice for parents of young children.  The site is operated by the Online Safety Project.

http://www.safeteens.com/
A place for parents and teens to learn how to use the Internet safely.  No preaching, just good advice.

http://www.playitcybersafe.com/
The goal of this site is to empower children, parents and teachers to prevent cyber crime through knowledge of the law, their rights and how to avoid misuse of the Internet.

http://www.ou.edu/oupd/kidsafe/start.htm
Check out this slide show and learn how to surf the web safely.

http://www.fraud.org/
National Fraud Information Center

http://www.privacyrights.org/
Privacy rights Clearinghouse

http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/
Great resource for teachers, complete with lessons and guides.  This site also has super links for kids.

http://www.webopedia.com/
Online computer dictionary for internet terms and definitions.

http://www.surfnetkids.com/
Surfing the Net With Kids

http://www.safekids.com/quiz/index.html
Online Safety Quiz

 Sites for Kids and Teens

http://disney.go.com/cybersafety/

http://disney.go.com/surfswell/index.html

http://www.disney.co.uk/DisneyOnline/safesurfing/
Adventures in Internet safety.  Fun, Fun, Fun !

http://www.webwisekids.com/

http://www.pbskids.org/license/
PBS site to get another web license.  Check out the Cyberchase Club too.

http://www.cybersmartkids.com.au/

http://www.kidscom.com/games/isg/isg.html

http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/special_initiatives/games/index.htm