Technology Rules For Parents

By: Natalie Timmermans

Top 10 Rules:

  1. Don't text and drive- it is not safe to text and drive. By doing this, you are putting yourself and other people in danger.
  2. Don't post personal information on the internet- It is a way for people to steal your identity, and it is not safe.
  3. Don't plagiarize information you find on websites- If you don't have the rights from the author or person who wrote it, don't use it.
  4. Don't post things you wont want on the internet later on- Nothing is ever deleted, even if you try, it is always there.
  5. Don't cyber bully- No matter how funny you think it is, it is hurting someone else.
  6. Don't post or look at inappropriate images- people may not hire you for a job if you have inappropriate images on your profile.
  7. Make sure you have a password on your devices- Anyone can access anything on your devices without a password.
  8. Don't click on any viruses- It can ruin your devices, or someone can hack your computer/devices.
  9. Know what you are looking at- Don't click on things that you don't know what they are.
  10. Use appropriate language- Don't swear, or use inappropriate language. Nothing is ever deleted, so don't put something on the internet that you wont want on there later.