Netsmarts has a very informative presentation on how to surf the web in a safe and smart way. This presentation may be accessed as a video or tutorial by clicking here:
First, Netsmartz suggests kids UYN- Use Your Netsmarts.
We also discussed the four Internet safety rules:
1. I will tell my trusted adult if anything makes me feel sad, scared, or confused.
2. I will ask my trusted adult before sharing information like my name, address, and phone number.
3. I won't meet face-to-face with anyone from the Internet.
4. I will always use good netiquette and not be rude or mean online.
In addition, the Commonwealth's Information Security Office has compiled a list of websites and tutorials that provide more information to help you keep your family safe on the Internet.The office maintains two sets of links- one for parents, the other for children:
Microsoft has posted a set of videos about protecting your family online. Here's the link: