By Kylee Golden
How can I stay safe on the Internet?
- Talk with your parents about Internet Safety. This will help you to understand what sites you are allowed to go on.
- Always go to a trusted adult if you come across something that is inappropriate.
- Always go to a trusted adult if anyone online asks to meet with you face-to-face.
- Never give out personal information such as your name, age, address or phone number.
- Never post your picture to a web site without permission from a parent.
- What are your favorite things to do online?
- What is personal information? Why should you keep it private?
- What could you do to be safer online?
- What would you do if anyone online asked to meet face-to-face?
- Who are the people that you can talk to if you feel that you are in an unsafe or scary situation online?
QUICK TIPS TO INTERNET SAFETY:
Keep your personal information private.
Block people who send rude or nasty messages. Do not open unknown emails. They could contain harmful viruses.
If you come across anything that upsets or scares you on the Internet, flag a trusted adult to talk about the situation.
Video: Internet Safety for Kids
Internet Safety for Kids K-3
If you are being Cyber Bullied:
- Do NOT respond to rude emails, messages or comments.
- Block anyone who is sending you mean or hurtful messages.
- Tell a parent if cyberbullying is taking place.
How can I avoid cyber bullying?
- Think before you send a message or post a comment.
- Do not write anything that would hurt someone's feelings.
- It is important to treat others how you would want to be treated.
- Remember, another person cannot see your facial expressions online, they will not know if you are kidding.
- Why do you think people cyber bully?
- Have you ever sent a mean message because you were upset or angry?
- Have you ever been cyber bullied?
- Who would you talk to if it happened to you?
Video: Cyber Bullying
Student video "What is Cyberbullying?"