Online Safety

1. Keeping Students Safe Online
Click here to access a great ebook on student safety. You can print the pages of this ebook. Many of the pages would make excellent handouts to parents and to students.

2. Kids’ Rules for Online Safety
Check out these rules for online safety from the perspective of a child. Lots of teachers like to use a contract system with students for technology use. This is a great place to start with creating a contract. Click here - Safe Kids contract

3. Be On Your “Social” Guard
Teens and Tweens love social networking sites. But we need to warn them of the dangers and encourage them to take the information in this article to heart. See the article here.

4. NetSmartz Workshop – Educate. Engage. Empower
The Center for Missing and Exploited Children has put together some powerful resources for internet safety for teachers, parents, and others. Take a tour of the full range of videos, presentations, and much more.

5. Can I Take that Back?
I never said most of the things I said. Yogi Berra

Do your students realize the permanence of their online postings? We need to make a point to talk to them frequently about it.