Other Safety Sites

There are several sites that promote internet safety.  If you are looking for lessons that do not focus or use Scripture or are looking for additional materials here are some sites to check out:

iSafe.org.  iSafe America provides school educational materials and videos.  It has recently stopped giving the school materials away for free and now charges a subscription rate for using them.  You can check them out at http://isafe.org

NetSmartz.org  Net Smartz in association with National Center for Missing and Exploited Children produces materials and videos for use with children, teens and older teens.  They also provide help for parents, educators and law enforcement personnel.  You can check them out at http://netsmartz.org

ikeepsafe.org  The I Keep Safe website is a coalition of many organizations which have produced a variety of videos and materials.  I Keep Safe website also has specific information and software tools to track MySpace usage as well as information on how to report MySpace abuses.  You can visit them at:  http://ikeepsafe.org

Interior Web Design has put together an excellent list of helpful safety sites on keeping kids safe on the web. You can visit them at: http://www.interiorwebdesign.com/guide-for-children-and-kids-safety-on-the-web

Here are several articles from KidsHealth.org:

For parents:

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

Cyberbulling http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/feelings/cyberbullying.html

How Can I Ensure My Teen’s Safety on the Internet? http://kidshealth.org/parent/question/safety/internet_surfing.html

How Can I Protect My Child From Strangers Online? http://kidshealth.org/parent/question/safety/internet_strangers.html

For kids:

Safe Cyberspace Surfing http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/house/internet_safety.html

Your Online Identity http://kidshealth.org/kid/watch/house/online_id.html

For teens:

Internet Safety: Safe Surfing Tips for Teens http://kidshealth.org/teen/safety/safebasics/internet_safety.html

Cyberbullying http://kidshealth.org/teen/school_jobs/bullying/cyberbullying.html

Protecting Your Online Identity and Reputation http://kidshealth.org/teen/safety/safebasics/online_id.html