Internet Safety Resources

Online resources to prevent child exploitation - Homeland Security

http://www.ice.gov/cyber-crimes/resources

A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation
This site contains information about warning signs that your child may be at risk online.

http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide/parent-guide

Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use

http://www.cyberbullying.org

CNN's Speak Up series on cyberbullying

http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2011/bullying

Common Sense Media Advice Videos for Parents

Videos on a wide range of topics that will help parents understand use of a cell phone, texting, YouTube, and many other topics.

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/video/advice

Connect Safely

Smart socializing tips

http://www.connectsafely.org/soft-power-works-better/

Cyberbullying Research Center

http://www.cyberbullying.us

Family Guide to making the Internet safe, fun, and productive

Contains guidelines for parents and a sample Family Contract for Online Safety as well as articles about common sense rules, the risks, and other printable resources. Test your Internet safety knowledge with an online quiz. Safe blogging tips for teens and information about how MySpace.com makes it easy for predators.

http://www.safekids.com/

Games to help children learn about Internet safety

Kidscom
Games to help children learn about Internet safety
A wonderful resource for younger students, this site contains tips for children about Internet safety and good manners. This is a great site for parents to interact together with their younger children.

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

Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force

Operation Triad works under the auspices of the Delaware County District Attorney's Office and is comprised of a cooperative group of law enforcement agencies on the international, federal, regional, state and local levels. Operation Triad is proactive and is diligently working to apprehend perpetrators, protect potential victims, and educate parents, teachers and children about Internet safety.

http://www.onlinesafety.com/home.html

iSafe Organization

The Leader in Internet Safety Education
Founded in 1998 and endorsed by the U.S. Congress, this organization is a non-profit foundation dedicated to helping our youth understand their online experiences and assist in educating them to protect against any abuses.

http://isafe.org/wp/

Keeping Kids and Teens Safer on the Internet

Videos and activity cards to empower children and teens by educating them about the potential dangers online. Sections are devoted to kids, teens, parents, and others. Provides access to videos about real life experiences and cyberbullying, games, activities, and Internet safety raps to learn. New initiative for "UYN" (Use Your NetSmartz) for an easy way to remember online safety rules.

http://www.netsmartz.org/Parents

Parenting Your Online Child

CyberAngels - World's Oldest and Largest Internet Safety Organization
For help explaining Internet safety to your child, click on "Resources for Parents" to download a parent resource book with everything you need to know. CyberAngels also offers online classes on parenting topics and advice on choosing software.

http://www.cyberangels.org/

Protecting Kids On-Line

"The Center for Safe Schools is pleased to announce the release of a new Internet safety video: Protecting Kids Online. Produced in Pennsylvania, this 22-minute Internet safety resource speaks to parents and caregivers on topics from understanding the serious repercussion of cyber-bullying to learning how to safeguard our children from online predators."

http://www.safeschools.info/internet-safety

SafeTeens

A place for teens and parents
A branch of the SafeKids site, this site focuses on teens. Cell phone safety, protecting your privacy, and blog safety tips can be found here. There is also a link for a 24 page guide in Spanish!

http://www.safeteens.com/

StopCyberbullying

http://www.stopcyberbullying.org

The Police Notebook

University of Oklahoma Department of Public Safety
A slide show presentation with questions and answers that parents can use with their younger children to generate discussion of online safety. Also includes safety tips concerning bullies, drugs and alcohol, dealing with strangers, and bus stop safety.

http://www.ou.edu/oupd/kidsafe/start.htm

Webwise

Online Collection of Internet Safety Resources

http://www.webwise.ie/

WiredSafety

World's largest online safety and help group
This site emphasizes the importance of online access and learning how to act responsibly. Among other resources, there is a Parenting Online book in .pdf format. Information about cyberdating, child pornography, scams and fraud, and valuable information on instant messaging and text messaging.

http://www.wiredsafety.org/parent.html

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