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Technology Corner for Parents

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Welcome, Parents!


"The best way to protect your kids online? Talk to them. Research suggests that when

children want important information, most rely on their parents." (Net Cetera 7)

 

Technology Support

 

Internet Safety Sites

  • OnGuardOnline.gov - this site has useful information from the federal government regarding different topics involving technology which include cyberbullying, internet fraud, protecting your computers, and communicating online.
  • NetSmartz.org - this site from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America has interactive components to help children of all ages understand the issues regarding safety on the internet. 
  • WiredSafety.org - this site has articles and help on different issues concerning safety on the internet. There is information specific to students, parents, and teachers.
  • Cyberbully411.org - this site created by Internet Solutions for Kids, provides resources for children who may have questions about or who may have been targeted by online harassment.
  • iKeepSafe.org - an educational site that teaches children of all ages how to safe online. 
  • NetFamilyNews.org - specifically for parents, has articles discussing kid technology issues that parents may encounter (in the form of a blog). 
  • CyberTipline - the site for the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children which has the hotline for reporting incidents of child sexual exploitation.
  • A Parent's Guide to Social Networking Sites - a user guide created by McAfee with information on different Internet safety issues  
  • NetSmartz411 - Internet Safety Helpdesk - a place for parents to find answers to frequently asked questions, parents can ask experts questions as well (live feedback), help is available in English and in Spanish

 

Videos

 

Resources

  

Anti-Virus Software Reviews

 

Homework Help

                Check with your child’s school to obtain the usernames and passwords.

 

Homework Help – Math

 

 

 

 

Sources:

Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids about Being Online. Washington, D.C.: Federal Trade Commission, 2009. Print.

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