Keeping up with our Kids Online<br />Rachel Roberts<br />
“Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in a different time”<br />
What are kids doing?<br />Txting<br />Gaming<br />Chatting<br />IM<br />Bebo, Facebook, MySpace<br />Skype<br />Creating &...
What Technologies?<br />Cellphones<br />Cameras<br />Computers<br />Game stations<br />Ipods<br />
Issues<br />Cyberbullying<br />Sexual Predators<br />Inappropriate material<br />Digital Footprint<br />Security Threats<b...
Education<br />Policy<br />Internet Management<br />
Golden Rules <br />Keep your personal information private including your name, phone number, address & passwords.  <br />T...
Practical Steps<br />Talk to your children when they are online. <br />What are you playing/watching?<br />Who are you tal...
Go online with your children <br />Check up on your children – visit their Bebo sites, check the internet history, check w...
Developing positive values & attitudes is key  “Cybercitizenship”<br />http://www.netsafe.org.nz<br />
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  1. 1. Keeping up with our Kids Online<br />Rachel Roberts<br />
  2. 2. “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in a different time”<br />
  3. 3. What are kids doing?<br />Txting<br />Gaming<br />Chatting<br />IM<br />Bebo, Facebook, MySpace<br />Skype<br />Creating & publishing – Videos<br />File Sharing<br />
  4. 4. What Technologies?<br />Cellphones<br />Cameras<br />Computers<br />Game stations<br />Ipods<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Issues<br />Cyberbullying<br />Sexual Predators<br />Inappropriate material<br />Digital Footprint<br />Security Threats<br />Marketing<br />Identity Theft<br />
  7. 7. Education<br />Policy<br />Internet Management<br />
  8. 8. Golden Rules <br />Keep your personal information private including your name, phone number, address & passwords. <br />Turn off the computer if you feel uncomfortable with what you are seeing on the screen & tell an adult (parent or teacher) <br />Remember, not everyone on the Web is who they say they are. <br />Never agree to meet someone in person who you have met online. <br />Don&apos;t share photos of yourself with strangers. <br />Treat others with respect online and don&apos;t say or do things that are unkind. <br />
  9. 9. Practical Steps<br />Talk to your children when they are online. <br />What are you playing/watching?<br />Who are you talking to?<br />Make rules/agreements if you think it’s necessary<br />Amount of time online<br />what sites are appropriate<br />Communicating with others<br />Keep the computer in a family area<br />
  10. 10. Go online with your children <br />Check up on your children – visit their Bebo sites, check the internet history, check what’s been downloaded.<br />Keep your computer healthy<br />Up to date virus software (avg free)<br />Check your firewall settings<br />Scan for malware (adaware, spybot)<br />
  11. 11. Developing positive values & attitudes is key “Cybercitizenship”<br />http://www.netsafe.org.nz<br />

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