Safe Internet Usage for young children & their parents Aazim Javed
Rule 1: Surfing together
Rule 2: Set up clear rules
Rule 3: Adult Supervision
Rule 4: Don’t give personal information
Rule 5: Trust the child’s instincts
Rule 6: Setting parental controls
Rule 7: Visiting chat-rooms
Rule 8: Respect
Rule 9: Enjoyment
Rule 10: Never meet someone from the internet
Surf regularly together with your child. Parents and children can learn a lot from each other.
Set up clear rules.
Set up clear rules about the use of computers and the Internet, such as the time that they can spent online.
This is the most safest way to know what a child is doing on the internet. A parent / guardian / friend can supervise the child as they are using the internet.
Don’t give personal information
Teaching a child not to give out any personal information such as their address, telephone number or e-mail address is a good way of staying safe on the internet
Trust the child’s instincts
Teaching a child to use their own instincts is good way for a child to ask for help / assistance / guidance on any matter
Setting parental controls
Control your children's online activity with advanced internet software e.g. setting parental control so that it can help you filter out harmful content, monitor the sites your child visits and find out what they do there.
If your child visit chat rooms, online video games, or other activities on the Internet that require a login name to identify themselves, help them choose that name and make sure it doesn't reveal any personal information about them.
Teaching your children to respect others online and always give a positive attitude towards other online individuals.
Encourage children to enjoy the online community and share their internet experiences with you.
Never meet someone from the internet
Teach your child to never meet anyone from the internet is essential. Children can easily be mislead.
Top 10 guide to keeping children safe on the internet.
Thank you for watching and remember to stay safe.
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10 things you can teach kids to improve their Web safety http://www.microsoft.com/protect/family/guidelines/rules.mspx