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Westside Offers Cyber-Safety Class for Parents
Cyber-Safety for Parents: Protecting your Kids Online
November 15, 2011
Technology Specialist ESU#3
WMS, Room 222
8701 Pacific St.
Facebook, MySpace, file sharing, chat rooms, instant messaging, spam email, phishing, etc. What does it all mean for you and your child?
This session puts the spotlight on how parents can keep their children safe while enjoying the immense benefits of technology. It includes information about personal safety online, plagiarism and intellectual property theft, virus prevention, and more. Parents will learn ways to talk to their children about online dangers. One doesn't need to be a "techie" to help keep children safe in cyberspace.
Please register in advance with Nancy Yount at 390-2113 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Today's session handouts
K-12 Internet Safety Resources
Cyberbullying Resources For Parents
Below are links to websites to provide parents with resources to help learn about the issues surrrounding Cyberbullying.
State-by-State Cyberbullying Laws document!
This is a series of videos looking at cyberbullying.
It is supported by a 24 page teachers guide (
The main video takes the perspective of the student being bullied (
still fighting it
The other videos are interviews with:
the mother (I knew something was wrong)
the bully (he cant take a joke )
the friend (laugh and youre part of it)
the student being bullied (who could I trust )
the teacher (if we know we can help)
This is an excellent set or resources and materials to use with your classes
The site also has further resources on cyber bullying
Let s Fight it Together. Childnet; Department for Children, Schools and Families, 2007, 7 min.
This film, available via the Internet, was produced in the United Kingdom to help sensitize young people to the pain and hurt which can be caused by cyberbullying.
PRIMETIME: Cyberbullying - Cruel intentions. Howell, MI: ABC News, 2006, 40 min.
Diane Sawyer reports on how cell phones, digital cameras and personal Web sites combine in new ways that seems to encourage and amplify the meanness of teenage behavior.
Provides information on in-school workshops and tips for responding to cyberbullying.
Cyberbullying Research Center
Explores the causes and consequences of online harassment; includes fact sheets and resources.
You can also down load a full list of resources from the ADL from
Introductions to Internet Safety:
An Introduction to Internet Safety for Parents.
Teens guide for safe blogging.
A mom and daughter interview about social networking.
Social Networking Safety tips for parents and teens.
Cyber Stalking and Harassment Frequently Asked Questions.
Chat and Cell Phone Safety Tips
Cyber-Bullying and Harassment:
Stop Cyberbullying (A parent friendly resource to stop cyberbullying that is categorized with advice for each age group of children)
Net Bullying (a well organized site put together by a lawyer to stop net bullying of children)
Real life stories (videos) and advice for keeping your child safe.
Family Strategies for Internet Safety.
What is Cyberbullying?
Why do people Cyberbully?
Extensive Information about cyber-bullying.
A brochure for parents summarizing the extensive information about cyber-bullying.
Impacting Responsible Behavior in Students.
A Parent's guide to cyber-bullying.
A Bit about Myspace:
What is myspace and why do kids love it?
A (semi) easy way of monitoring your child's myspace.
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