Using the Internet Safely

Considering the amount of time children spend on the web, it is very reasonable for parents to be concerned with their children's safety. It is important for parents to educate themselves of internet safety, and teach their children what they should and should not share online.

As a general rule of thumb, children under the age of 13 should never give out their personal information online without a parent's permission.

Below are a couple of recommended websites about internet safety.

Children’s Guides to Using the Internet Safely

Tips for Parents

GetNetWise
http://kids.getnetwise.org/
A very informative website, with information on a parent’s rights and responsibilities, and suggestions on how to encourage kids to surf safely.