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Formative

  1. 1. Safe Use of Internet Children Safety Athanasios Mangos
  2. 2. Safe Use of Internet Children Safety http://www.loveourchildrenusa.org/parent_internetfacts.php http://digitalbeginnings.blogspot.com/2008/10/internet-safety.html
  3. 3. Reasons Children Go onLine <ul><li>Meet friends </li></ul><ul><li>Online games </li></ul><ul><li>Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Find material about school </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul>
  4. 4. Concerns about Internet usage from children <ul><li>Exposure to material that is inappropriate fro child or young’s person age </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to illegal material (pornography) </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to socially unacceptable material </li></ul><ul><li>Using social Networking sites leading to sexual assault or child prostitution </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to online gambling services </li></ul><ul><li>Bullying via websites </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to spyware or viruses </li></ul>
  5. 5. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 1 <ul><li>Children should never give personal information on the internet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Their name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent’s name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Address </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Telephone numbers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>In case that children have to give this kind of information, they should compromise their privacy </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 2 <ul><li>Always inform their parents about any situation that makes them feel uncomfortable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents have the ability to call the police or use an online service that is responsible about these kinds of situations </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 3 <ul><li>Avoid meetings face to face </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Without parent’s permission </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If a meeting is arranged, parents should always accompany their child and always in public places </li></ul></ul>http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/internet_safety.html/context/18
  8. 8. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 4 <ul><li>Be suspicious about everyone that they meet in chat-rooms or social networking websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents should inform their children that people give fake information in order to mislead people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents should encourage children to introduce them to their online friends </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 5 <ul><li>Avoid chat-rooms that discuss sexual and cultural topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents should put the computer in a place that can observe children when they go online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents should advise them about these web sites </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 6 <ul><li>Never respond to messages and bulleting boards that contain sexual material </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In such circumstances, children always have to inform their parents </li></ul></ul>http://www.bcsd.us/internet.shtml
  11. 11. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 7 <ul><li>Be cautious when developing a personal web site </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents should inform their children that, publishing their e-mail, may receive unwanted messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If receive messages from unknown mail addresses, they should always inform their parents </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 8 <ul><li>Never send personal information to a friend without informing their parents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents should check the validity of the receiver </li></ul></ul>http://www.marionso.com/safety-tips.php
  13. 13. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 9 <ul><li>The people they meet online may not be who they say they are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Many people use fake information </li></ul></ul>http://billmullins.files.wordpress.com/2008/10/windowslivewritermonitoringyourteenagersinternetusageshou-c8b0internet-predators-22.jpg
  14. 14. Rules for Safe Internet Usage from Children-Rule 10 <ul><li>Check always what they download </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They must inform their parents before downloading because of viruses or copyrighted material </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Conclusions <ul><li>Concerning children </li></ul><ul><ul><li>They should always follow the presented rules </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Concerning parents </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents have the biggest amount of responsibility concerning internet usage from their children </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They should always take care of their children during internet usage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Always inform their children about dangers that arise from internet usage </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. References <ul><li>Lawrence J. Magid , 1998 , Child Safety on the Information Highway , National Center for Missing and Exploited Children </li></ul><ul><li>Kimberly S. Young , What Makes the Internet Addictive: Potential Explanations for Pathological Internet Use , University of Pittsburgh at Bradford </li></ul><ul><li>IBM Corporation and Ceridian Corporation and the Internet Education Foundation in support of La Familia, Online Safety Guide </li></ul>
  17. 17. References <ul><li>Flash EuroBarometer, European Commission, Towards a safer use of the Internet for children in the EU – a parents ’ perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Jane Harris - 16_08_04 , Parents’ Guide to Online Safety - Appendix 2. Child Protection Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Larry D. Rosen, Ph.D. , Keeping “Wired” Kids Safe Online , Tips for Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Nancy E. Willard , 2007, Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn to Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly , Chapter 21. </li></ul>

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