Communication on the Internet can be an educational and enjoyable form of socialization. However, just like in the non-virtual world, exchanging information in online conversations like chat and email can be potentially dangerous. The virtual world gives users the ability to remain nameless and faceless. Common sense rules apply to the online experience as well as the face-to-face experience. The following links provide information for students, parents and educators about smart Internet communication.
Instagram for Parents
Parents Guide to Cyber Safety
Living Life Online
Netcetera (Chatting with kids about being online)
Heads Up ( Stop | Think | Connect )
Safeteens is a publication of The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, supplying safety information on various forms of Internet communication.
Stay Safe Online
Tips for staying safe while using social networking sites.
TweenAngels.org is a division of WiredSafety that highlights specific information that tweens learn on cybersafety, safe gaming, cell phones, privacy, cyberbullying and being safe and responsible online.