The Internet can be a confusing and dangerous place. Without a safety net, many people can fall into the danger zones
of pornography, predators, online scams, Internet viruses, and spyware. With such free access to the Internet around the world,
many have abused it as an opportunity to take advantage of others.
But, there's no reason to fear the Internet. When used properly, with the right precautions and the right information; the Internet
educates, positively influences, and provides a creative outlet for today's kids.
safesurfingkids.com was created as a resource for kids and their parents
to help them work together as they learn about important safety precautions to take while surfing the 'net.'
Should you find any information missing here, or have questions, comments, or suggestions, please
Website Tips for Safe Surfing
For kids and teens, safesurfingkids.com, contains :
information on kid and teen-friendly Search Engines, directories and portals that serve as your
child or teen's entry point onto the Internet.
Links to approved websites for kids and teens.
Parent-child Internet Use agreement that help protect anyone online...
Tips for kids about how to be careful about revealing information and taking care while surfing the Internet.
Safe Surfing - Tips for Parents
For parents, teachers and adults this website contains information about protecting and helping kids and teens with safe
fun, and effective use of the Internet with tips on:
evaluating your browser security
reporting incidents, suspicious Internet activity and illegal websites
information and statistics and surveys about kid's Internet activity
warning signs about dangerous activities your child may be involved in on the Internet
filtering and blocking software that is available for use on your computer
tips on how to communicate with and protect kids who are using the Internet
interpretation of Internet slang and words encoded in acronyms
general rules for de-coding online slang
Internet slang - the meanings of numbers and symbols
sample contract / online agreement for kids and parents
FREE - Printable Internet Safety Lesson Plans
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