Online Internet Safety Resources for Parents
Below is a list of online resources where parents will find information and contacts for keeping their child safe while visiting the Internet. "Surfing the Net" can be an exciting family experience to plan vacations and learn about new places and things. However, parents need to know how to show their children how to "surf" safely on this expanding information highway. The sites listed below will provide you with tips on how you can protect your child while on the Internet, provide information on cyber bullying, suggest some guidelines and rules for Internet use, and provide you with agencies to contact to report abuse.
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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Pointers for Parents: Children and the Internet
Find out more about our policies, practices, and suggestions for promoting safe Internet use by children.
Stay Safe Online
This site from the National Cyber Security Alliance offers tips and advice for everyone on using the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school.
Internet Safety Quiz for Adults
One of many resources provided by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. This quiz contains questions and answers for keeping children safe online.
SafeKids.com and SafeTeens.com
Maintained by Larry Magid, the author of Child Safety on the Information Highway, these sites provide parents with the information they need to keep their children safe on the Internet.
Get Net Wise
A comprehensive site, full of information on Internet safety, tools for keeping kids safe on the web, and recommendations of good sites for kids.
Kaboose: Safe Surfing Guide
Information for parents and kids on using the Internet in a safe and fun way.