Changing World, Changing Demands   The Internet and Elementary Children   http://nisc.wikispaces.com/Willy
Overview <ul><li>Parenting, the Internet, and a New Millennium </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Setting the Stage: Parenting <ul><li>As parents, you teach basic safety rules to your children like… </li></ul><ul><ul><li...
Setting the Stage: Millennial Children <ul><li>Technology and the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is an intricate part o...
Millennial Internet: Suki <ul><li>What powers does the Internet give users? </li></ul><ul><li>What role are adults playing...
Millennial Internet: A Different Example <ul><li>Suki is one example </li></ul><ul><li>Students are using the Internet in ...
The Internet has… Risks Pitfalls Abuses & Benefits Opportunities
Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></...
Risks <ul><li>Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Spyware, adware, ...
Awareness: Human Element Risks <ul><li>Children hurt by people they don’t know in real life </li></ul><ul><li>Children hur...
Awareness: Tools <ul><li>Know what your children are doing, using, and communicating online. </li></ul>Biggie:
Awareness: Tools <ul><li>Elementary websites with small risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Funbrain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dis...
Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></...
Talk, Listen, and Show <ul><li>Talk: Ask your children to explain what they are doing online.  Tell them that you want to ...
Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></...
<ul><li>Although it feels safe because you are at home, there are dangers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t talk to strangers </li><...
Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></...
Set Procedures <ul><li>Place computers in a common room </li></ul><ul><li>Limit “fun time” to 30 minutes </li></ul><ul><li...
Guidelines <ul><li>See handout </li></ul>
Overview <ul><li>Parenting, the Internet, and a New Millennium </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Monitor <ul><li>None of the following tools should replace parental involvement/supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Filtering: T...
Monitor <ul><li>Keystroke Monitoring: Records and monitors all activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spector  Pro 6.0 </li></ul><...
Additional Information <ul><li>www. niscatlanta .com </li></ul>
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This presentation covers some basic Internet safety principles, a brief overview of the changing "web landscape," and gives some practical resources for parents who are concerned about keeping their children safe when they are online. The intended audience is upper elementary/middle school parents.

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    1. 1. Changing World, Changing Demands The Internet and Elementary Children http://nisc.wikispaces.com/Willy
    2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Parenting, the Internet, and a New Millennium </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk, Listen, and Show </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Set Procedures and Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul>
    3. 3. Setting the Stage: Parenting <ul><li>As parents, you teach basic safety rules to your children like… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Look both ways before crossing the street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never talk to strangers or accept gifts from people you don’t know </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Treat other people like you would want to be treated </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parents know the dangers of the real world. How aware and proactive are parents about the cyber world? </li></ul>
    4. 4. Setting the Stage: Millennial Children <ul><li>Technology and the Internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is an intricate part of our children’s world (or it will be) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children are acutely aware of changes and new technologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The experts are our children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It feels safe and unreal but, at the same time, very powerful </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Children have the technological expertise but they don’t have the real world experience to know right/wrong and safety. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Millennial Internet: Suki <ul><li>What powers does the Internet give users? </li></ul><ul><li>What role are adults playing? </li></ul><ul><li>How aware are adults? </li></ul>
    6. 6. Millennial Internet: A Different Example <ul><li>Suki is one example </li></ul><ul><li>Students are using the Internet in wonderful ways </li></ul><ul><li>Consider the following example… </li></ul>
    7. 7. The Internet has… Risks Pitfalls Abuses & Benefits Opportunities
    8. 8. Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk, Listen, and Show </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Set Procedures and Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul>
    9. 9. Risks <ul><li>Predators </li></ul><ul><li>Cyber Bullying </li></ul><ul><li>Pornography </li></ul><ul><li>Spyware, adware, and pop-ups </li></ul><ul><li>Viruses </li></ul>Human Element
    10. 10. Awareness: Human Element Risks <ul><li>Children hurt by people they don’t know in real life </li></ul><ul><li>Children hurt by other children (friends) </li></ul><ul><li>Children hurt by their own information disclosure </li></ul><ul><li>Children hurting organizations by exploiting the Internet’s power </li></ul>
    11. 11. Awareness: Tools <ul><li>Know what your children are doing, using, and communicating online. </li></ul>Biggie:
    12. 12. Awareness: Tools <ul><li>Elementary websites with small risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Funbrain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disney Online </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elementary websites with some risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Webkinz World </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Elementary websites with greater risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Club Penguin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Whyville </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nicktropolis </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk, Listen, and Show </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Set Procedures and Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul>
    14. 14. Talk, Listen, and Show <ul><li>Talk: Ask your children to explain what they are doing online. Tell them that you want to keep them safe, not necessarily take away the Internet/tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen: Listen to what your children have to say. Ask yourself (and your children) why the Internet/tool is important. </li></ul><ul><li>Show: Have your children show you what they are doing online. Sit and watch. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk, Listen, and Show </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Set Procedures and Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>Although it feels safe because you are at home, there are dangers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t talk to strangers </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t accept anything from strangers </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to them about “masquerading” </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t tell people personal information like ASL; create a good username </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Rule </li></ul>Discussion
    17. 17. Keeping Your Children Safe <ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk, Listen, and Show </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Set Procedures and Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul>
    18. 18. Set Procedures <ul><li>Place computers in a common room </li></ul><ul><li>Limit “fun time” to 30 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss what to do if problems arise or if your children encounter something uncomfortable but don’t freak them out! </li></ul><ul><li>Clearly state your expectations and identify appropriate websites </li></ul>
    19. 19. Guidelines <ul><li>See handout </li></ul>
    20. 20. Overview <ul><li>Parenting, the Internet, and a New Millennium </li></ul><ul><li>Increase Awareness </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Risks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Talk, Listen, and Show </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss </li></ul><ul><li>Set Procedures and Guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Monitor </li></ul>
    21. 21. Monitor <ul><li>None of the following tools should replace parental involvement/supervision </li></ul><ul><li>Filtering: Tools to control website access </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Net Nanny </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cyber Patrol 7 </li></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Monitor <ul><li>Keystroke Monitoring: Records and monitors all activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spector Pro 6.0 </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Additional Information <ul><li>www. niscatlanta .com </li></ul>

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