Internet Safety Resources for Parents

Age-Appropriate Guidelines

Age-Based Guidelines for Kids’ Internet Use by Microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/children/parentsguide.mspx
• Guide to how children of different ages use the Internet

Be Web Aware by Media Awareness Network (see Safety Tips by Age on left side of screen)
http://www.bewebaware.ca/english/default.aspx
• Safety tips by age (left-side menu)

GetNetWise: Online Safety Guide by Internet Education Foundation
http://kids.getnetwise.org/safetyguide/
• A parent’s perspective and information about online privacy

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullies by National Crime Prevention Council
http://www.mcgruff.org/Advice/cyberbullies.php
• Tips for avoiding and handling cyberbullies

Cyberbully home page by Cyberbully.org (Nancy Willard)
http://www.cyberbully.org/
• Very helpful information with several downloadable handouts

STOP cyberbullying by WiredKids
http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/index2.html
• Legal overview, prevention, and reporting

Stoptextbully.com by NCH
http://www.stoptextbully.com/
• Downloadable posters