Internet Safety/Protecting Children from Internet Predators
- NetSmartz – Highly recommended website developed by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Contains excellent resources for parents/guardians, educators, law enforcement, teens, and young children. Resources available include streaming videos, activity cards, interactive workshops, safety tips, safety presentations, internet safety pledges, statistics, real life stories from victims, research studies, etc.
- NetSmartzKids – Website developed for young children by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Contains online games, activities, videos, and age-appropriate lessons on internet safety.
- NetSmartzTeens – Website developed for teens by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Contains comics, videos, and a variety of teaching tools.
- Cox Communications – Take Charge! How Safe Are Your Children Online? Manage What Your Kids See, and Don’t See on TV and the Internet.
PDF Documents (Fact Sheets, Brochures, Media Trend Studies, Research)
- A Parent’s
Guide to Internet Safety
U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
- Teens and Internet Safety
Kate Fogarty, University of Florida Extension (2006).
- Teens and Social Networking Websites (PDF)
Colleen Gengler, University of Minnesota Extension Service (2006).
- Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds (PDF)
Executive Summary. The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (March 2005).
Last updated: 13 February, 2014
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