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...
43% of teens say
they would
change their
online behavior if
they knew that
their parents
were watching
them
50% of teens r...
Keeping a child safe on the Internet can be difficult and tiring,
but it is absolutely necessary and not too hard to do wi...
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...
2. Understand The Threats
Cyberbullying
Identity Theft
Online Predators
Scammers
Hackers
Image Source: Steve May via Flick...
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 th...
3. Participate in kids’ digital worlds
Have a kid set up an
account for them, it
allows parents to know
what’s going on an...
4. Avoid Cybersnooping
Cybersnooping creates trust issues and kids
will most likely start hiding more
Image Source: Paul.k...
5. Install Antivirus
Software
Only 1/3 of households
with Internet access are
protecting their children
with filtering or ...
6. Educate Children on Internet Safety
Image Source: uknowkids.com
Here are 5
things about
the Internet
Every kid
should
k...
The Internet is Forever
Avoid posting inappropriate photos that may affect you
negatively in the future
Image Source: djro...
Never Put Personal Info Online
55% of teens have
given out personal
info to someone they
don’t know,
including photos and
...
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 o...
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!...
Sources
http://resources.uknowkids.com/blog/8-facebook-rules-that-teens-need-to-know
http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/con...
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  1. 1. Keeping Up With The Digital Age A Parent’s Guide to Online Safety for Kids Image Source: Jean-Pierra Dalbera via Flickr CC
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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
  5. 5. So What Should Parents Do? Image Source: Pixabay
  6. 6. 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
  7. 7. 2. Understand The Threats Cyberbullying Identity Theft Online Predators Scammers Hackers Image Source: Steve May via Flickr CC
  8. 8. Over 50% of children and teens have been bullied online Image Source: kid-josh via Flickr CC
  9. 9. 1/40 of children are a victim of identity theft Image Source: Google CC Image Source: Google CC
  10. 10. 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
  11. 11. 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
  12. 12. 4. Avoid Cybersnooping Cybersnooping creates trust issues and kids will most likely start hiding more Image Source: Paul.klintworth via Flickr CC
  13. 13. 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
  14. 14. 6. Educate Children on Internet Safety Image Source: uknowkids.com Here are 5 things about the Internet Every kid should know
  15. 15. The Internet is Forever Avoid posting inappropriate photos that may affect you negatively in the future Image Source: djromanj via Flickr CC
  16. 16. 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
  17. 17. Think Before You Click Avoid suspicious links Image Source: Google CC
  18. 18. Only Share with Friends Use the strictest privacy settings possible Image Source: David King Via Flickr CC
  19. 19. Need Extra Help Digital Parenting? Image Source: Pixabay
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. Magazines give great tips and advice! Image Source: Vodafone via Google CCImage Source: Paul.klintworth via Flickr CC
  22. 22. There are applications for the computer that monitor children’s internet activity Image Source: Flickr CC
  23. 23. 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
  24. 24. Sources http://resources.uknowkids.com/blog/8-facebook-rules-that-teens-need-to-know http://www.bullyingstatistics.org/content/cyber-bullying-statistics.html http://www.theguardian.com/mcafee/child-safety-online http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tony-loftis/digital-parenting-tips_b_2946396.html http://www.vodafone.com/content/parents/get-started.html http://facebook-parental-controls-review.toptenreviews.com/30-statistics-about-teens-and- social-networking.html http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/10619007/Children-using-social-networks- underage-exposes-them-to-danger.html http://www.guardchild.com/statistics/ http://resources.uknowkids.com/blog/bid/269033/Making-Digital-Parenting-Fun-Websites- that-Teach-Online-Safety http://resources.uknowkids.com/blog/8-facebook-rules-that-teens-need-to-know https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-k4q6V7ERc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrln8nyVBLU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ani3oGYssPw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bE61sC1gHE8 http://www.identitytheftassistance.org/pageview.php?cateid=47#childIDfraudReport Image Source: Chris Potter via Flickr CC

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