Internet Safety and Global Citizenship
To read the article in the December edition of the Timberwolf Library Newsletter about Internet safety and students click here.
A great resource for talking to your kids about online safety, cyberbullying and protecting your identity.
An online safety and help group packed with resources for parents, educators, and kids. Make sure to check out the parent section, where you can download a PDF copy of "Parenting Online."
HDOP: Help Delete Online Predators
Publishes information on how to talk to your kids and how to report online predators. Also, it has a vocabulary list to help you decipher online shorthand like POS (parent over shoulder) and A/S/L? (age, sex, location?), as well as Internet safety quizzes for kids and parents.
Cyber Tip Line
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children's general information site.
Don't Believe the Type
Tips for teens on safer surfing from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
When Katie Tarbox was 13, she was molested by an older man she met over the Internet. Now 23, she has written a book for teens about her experience called A Girl's Life Online, and she keeps this Web site to help other young victims of sexual exploitation.
A Wired Safety project, Teen Angels is a peer-education program for teens age 13-18. Kids can get info from peers about how to start similar programs in their own schools.