Below is an annotated list of helpful Internet websites you can link to for more information regarding Internet Safety.
Common Sense Media is a non-profit organization. We are using their curriculum here at Sts. Simon & Jude school in grades Kindergarten to 8 to teach Internet safety. As the site reads, “Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the media and entertainment lives of kids and families.” Parents have you ever wondered about the ratings of certain movies and games? What are they saying about cyber bullies? We have the website for you to check out. You need to log–on to this site and read about why they exist, their mission, philosophy and what their ten common sense beliefs are. Common Sense Media will review and rate movies, television, video games, music, CD’s books and other websites once a week. Sign up for their news alerts. Click here to view the Common Sense Media website.
This website provides information about stopping unwanted e-mail & spam; protecting your computer from viruses; keeping children safe online; keeping your personal information private.
The NetSmartz Workshop® is an interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (B&GCA) for children aged 5 to 17, parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement that uses age-appropriate, 3-D activities to teach children how to stay safe on the Internet.
National Center for Missing and Exploited Children serves as a clearinghouse of information about missing and exploited children; operates a CyberTipline that the public may use to report Internet-related child sexual exploitation
Program originated in Washington with local contacts for parenting classes on Internet safety.