Safety & Social Media: Monitoring your child's online usage
by Sarah Stewart Holland
Citizens in a Digital WorldMy digital life as a social mediaconsultant and as a mom.This digital world is big and gettingBIGGER.What are some of your concerns asparents?
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Social Media & YOUExamine your own relationship with technology.LEARNYou cannot be intimidated.PAY ATTENTIONYou cannot be afraid of what you will find.EMBRACE AND COMMUNICATEYou cannot control. You must protect.
Social Media & your CHILDEarly Elementary SchoolTalk to Mommy or Daddy before creatingprofiles.Same rules with “tricky people” apply.NEVER post phone numbers oraddresses.NEVER give out passwords and alwayslog out.Think before posting! This is FOREVER.
Social Media & your CHILDLate Elementary SchoolAllow your children to start in asafe placeScuttlepad, Webkinz, DisneyStart monitoring.Keep computers in public spaces.Online usage is a PRIVILEGE not a right!
Social Media & your CHILDMiddle School and High SchoolFamily phoneCommunicate!Facebook & TwitterBecome a part of their onlineexperience.Talk to other parents!
Social Media & your CHILDCyberBullyingLearn the signs for yourself.Block anyone who is bullying but...Tell an adult.Never engage in bullying