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Keeping Up With The Digital Age



Film 260 assignment - A parent's guide to online safety for kids

Film 260 assignment - A parent's guide to online safety for kids



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  • Keeping Up With The Digital Age A Parent’s Guide to Online Safety for Kids Image Source: Jean-Pierra Dalbera via Flickr CC
  • 93% of teens ages 12-17 go online 2/3 of parents are ignorant of their child’s internet activities Image Source: Webtreats via Flickr CC
  • 43% of teens say they would change their online behavior if they knew that their parents were watching them 50% of teens routinely erase their Internet search histories Image Source: David Lindes via Flickr CC View slide
  • Keeping a child safe on the Internet can be difficult and tiring, but it is absolutely necessary and not too hard to do with a little help. Image Source: Intel Free Press Via Flickr CC View slide
  • So What Should Parents Do? Image Source: Pixabay
  • 1. Make Digital Issues Part of Everyday Conversation Communication is key! Image Source: Brenda Clarke Via Flickr CC Image Source: David Cosand Via Flickr CC
  • 2. Understand The Threats Cyberbullying Identity Theft Online Predators Scammers Hackers Image Source: Steve May via Flickr CC
  • Over 50% of children and teens have been bullied online Image Source: kid-josh via Flickr CC
  • 1/40 of children are a victim of identity theft Image Source: Google CC Image Source: Google CC
  • Often people are not as they appear online Image Source: Search Influence via Flickr CC 43% of children, aged 12 +, say they have messaged strangers online Image Source: Google CC Image Source: Google CC
  • 3. Participate in kids’ digital worlds Have a kid set up an account for them, it allows parents to know what’s going on and how the site works Image Source: Robert S. Donovan via Flickr CC
  • 4. Avoid Cybersnooping Cybersnooping creates trust issues and kids will most likely start hiding more Image Source: Paul.klintworth via Flickr CC
  • 5. Install Antivirus Software Only 1/3 of households with Internet access are protecting their children with filtering or blocking software Image Source: John Garghan via Flickr CC Image Source: Google CC
  • 6. Educate Children on Internet Safety Image Source: Here are 5 things about the Internet Every kid should know
  • The Internet is Forever Avoid posting inappropriate photos that may affect you negatively in the future Image Source: djromanj via Flickr CC
  • Never Put Personal Info Online 55% of teens have given out personal info to someone they don’t know, including photos and physical descriptions Image Source: Google CC
  • Think Before You Click Avoid suspicious links Image Source: Google CC
  • Only Share with Friends Use the strictest privacy settings possible Image Source: David King Via Flickr CC
  • Need Extra Help Digital Parenting? Image Source: Pixabay
  • There are tons of interactive training tools online for parents to go through with their children, making learning about online safety fun! Net Smartz Kids FBI-SOS (Safe Online Surfing) Disney’s Surfswell Island Carnegie Cyber Academy Image Source: Google CC
  • Magazines give great tips and advice! Image Source: Vodafone via Google CCImage Source: Paul.klintworth via Flickr CC
  • There are applications for the computer that monitor children’s internet activity Image Source: Flickr CC
  • Finding balance between being overprotective and being clueless when it comes to kids’ online activity will go a long way! Image Source: The Open University via Flick CC
  • Sources social-networking.html underage-exposes-them-to-danger.html that-Teach-Online-Safety Image Source: Chris Potter via Flickr CC