Internet Safety!

How to Stay Safe on the Internet

The Internet is a Wonderful Tool!

The internet allows us to learn about many different things. We can do research, look up books or even play games online! Although it is a great educational tool, we must know how to be safe on the internet. Students should know to protect their privacy and safety.


Mistakes Even Smart Kids Make Online

Why is internet safety important?

In order to stay safe on the internet, we need to make certain choices and think before we click! We do not want to give out our personal information because we do not know exactly who we are chatting with online. Strangers may try to use the internet to know where we live so they can hurt us. To avoid this, we need to know internet safety! When you are safe on the internet, everyone has fun!


Cyber Bullying

Cyber Bullying is using the internet to hurt someone's feelings. Sometimes people feel that they can bully people online because they do not have to actually see them. Cyber bullying can really hurt people and you need to be careful to always treat people with kindness online and in person!


If you are being cyber bullied, you need to tell someone you trust. A teacher, friend or parent will be able to help you.


  • Nearly 43% of kids have been bullied online. 1 in 4 has had it happen more than once.
  • 70% of students report seeing frequent bullying online.

Internet Safety

Tips to stay safe on the internet!

  • Never give out personal information on the internet
  • Never talk to strangers
  • Tell your parents if you ever feel uncomfortable with something on the internet
  • Never send pictures of yourself to strangers
  • Always ask your parents before downloading anything to avoid viruses
  • Always think before saying anything to hurt others on the internet


Citations

11 Facts About Cyber Bullying. Retreived from

http://www.dosomething.org/tipsandtools/11-facts-about-cyber-bullying


Chatel, Ryan. “Internet Safety”. Online Video Clip. Youtube. Youtube, Jun 14 2007. Web. Jul 7 2013. Retrieved from

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZHq4CQekTY


Good Housekeeping. “Mistakes Even Smart Kids Make Online”. Online Video Clip. Youtube. Youtube, Web. Jul 7 2013. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zPbm478fD5M


Jamiejoyh, (2013) Internet Safety Elementary. [PowerPoint Slides] Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/jaimejoyh/internet-safety-lower-elementary


Kids Heath, (2013). Internet Safety. Retrieved from

http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/family/net_safety.html