Beware of the Internet!
Whose Watching You?
Internet safety isn’t about a bunch of rules telling you “never do this”, or trying to scare you into safe behavior. Internet safety is about avoiding being being ripped off, disrespected, bullied, scammed, or stalked while you’re just trying to have a good time online. You don’t need to be sold on all the really great opportunities the Internet offers, but you do need to understand how to dodge problems
Do you know who your kids talk to everyday?
Predators Will Say or Do Anything
Do you say Something?
You can never take back words.
Teasing, Rumors, Harassment, Name-Calling, Threats, Lies
Bullies and mean girls have been around forever, but technology has given them a whole new platform for their actions. We're becoming more aware that the "sticks and stones" adage no longer holds true; both real world and online name-calling can have serious emotional consequences for kids and teens.