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Internet Safety Program for Parents


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A PowerPoint that contains information on Internet safety. Presented to parents in my school district.

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Internet Safety Program for Parents

  1. 1. Wyoming Internet Safety Program for Parents
  2. 2. Introductions <ul><li>Emilie Lubis, Wyoming Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Jamie Tubbs, Wyoming Middle School </li></ul><ul><li>Lt. Rusty Herzog, WPD </li></ul><ul><li>Officer Dale Hahn, WPD </li></ul>
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>October 10 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teenage Internet Culture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>October 17 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishing Guidelines for Internet Safety </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. The Internet has opened almost limitless possibilities for communication
  5. 5. Parents can be slow to embrace many technologies
  6. 6. Teenagers often use the Internet for personal expression
  7. 7. Knowledge is power when it comes to Internet safety
  8. 8. Learn how kids are using the Web and develop family rules to keep your kids safe
  9. 9. Part 1 Protecting kids means knowing what they are doing online and why
  10. 10. What are they using? <ul><li>Instant Messaging (IM) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a form of real-time communication between two or more people based on typed text </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Instant Messaging
  12. 12. Instant Messaging <ul><li>H&K </li></ul><ul><li>CYAL8R </li></ul><ul><li>OIC </li></ul><ul><li>LOL </li></ul><ul><li>TTYL </li></ul><ul><li>POS </li></ul><ul><li>: * </li></ul>
  13. 13. What are they using? <ul><li>Social Networking Websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allow people to connect and collaborate through the Internet and form online communities </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Social Networking Websites
  15. 18. How are they using it? <ul><li>Cyberbullying </li></ul><ul><ul><li>the use of online communication such as email or instant messaging to intimidate or post defamatory information about an individual. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 19. Cyberbullying <ul><li>Ryan Halligan Story </li></ul>
  17. 20. What can happen? <ul><li>Giving away personal information </li></ul><ul><li>Become victims of cyberbullying </li></ul>
  18. 21. Giving away information <ul><li>Screen Names </li></ul><ul><li>Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Posts </li></ul>
  19. 22. Screen Names <ul><li>Which is the safest screen name to have for your social networking site? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a. Katie_ny13 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>b. cute14girl </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>c. YankEEfan7444 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>d. Grade10hottie </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 23. Profile <ul><li>Which is the safer entry for a personal profile? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a. full name, name of school, hobbies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>b. nickname and state </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>c. first name only, school mascot, photo of yourself </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 24. Photos <ul><li>If you were to post a picture on your social networking site, which is the better choice? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>a. a picture of just yourself </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>b. a picture of yourself with family members </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>c. a picture of a local hangout </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>d. a picture of your favorite celebrity </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 25. Where now? <ul><li>Take Home Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Handouts </li></ul><ul><li>iSafe Parent Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Next Week </li></ul>
  23. 26. Warning! <ul><li>Do not go home and unplug your computer! </li></ul>
  24. 27. Thank You <ul><li>We hope to see you next Tuesday. </li></ul>