Internet Safety

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Parents should talk with their children about proper and safe use of the Internet, teaching them to guard their privacy and become savvy users of online information.

Library Resources - Internet safety books and DVDs for children and their parents

Connect Safely - parents teens and educators discuss and learn safe blogging and social networking.

Google Family Safety - Tips, Tools and a explaining smart Internet searching and browsing practices, from Google and Common Sense Media.

Netsmartz - from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America - provides safety advocacy for youth, adresses internet "self defense" and online safety tips for children.

On Guard Online - Safety resources and games from U.S. Federal Agencies to protect youth from criminal activity, particularly regarding social networking sites.

 

Media Reviews & Ratings

Common Sense Media - search for parent advice and reviews of movies, tv, websites, music and more.

ESRB - Entertainment Software Ratings Board - provides searchable reviews and ratings system for Console/Video and Computer games.