Presentation on theme: "How do I talk to my child about Internet safety? How do I protect my child from cyberbullying? What do I do if my child is cyberbullied? What information."— Presentation transcript:
How do I talk to my child about Internet safety? How do I protect my child from cyberbullying? What do I do if my child is cyberbullied? What information should my child keep private? I need to know more about social media. What is sexting? How do I keep my child safer from online predators? What is grooming? Where can I report online predators? Version 8.0 Internet Safety: What you need to know as a parent
Keeping Your Children Safer Online COMMUNICATION
WEB 2.0 Whats your child putting online?
Risky Online Behaviors Sending or posting provocative images Sharing passwords with friends Embarrassing or harassing people Posting personal information Clicking on pop-ups
eww! what is she wearing? eww! what is she wearing? Bullying + Technology = Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying Spreading rumors and gossip Posting pictures of someone without consent Stealing passwords to assume someone elses identity Threatening or harassing with offensive language
Information Acceleration Send
Signs of Cyberbullying Act nervous when receiving an , IM, or text Seem uneasy about going to school Withdraw from friends and family Stop using the computer or cell phone A cyberbullying victim might
Save the messages for evidence Block or ban the bully from contacting your child Set up a new account Sign Up Address: Password: Report to the website, school, bullys parents, or law enforcement
Cyberbullying Behaviors Quickly switch screens or close programs when you walk by Use the computer at all hours of the night Get unusually upset if they cannot use the computer Laugh excessively while online Avoid discussions about what they are doing Use multiple online accounts or use an account that is not their own
Consequences of Cyberbullying
Dont just be a bystander!
Talk to your kids!
Who are they talking to? What are they talking about? What are they sharing online?
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When is it OK to talk to people you dont know?
When can your comments get you into trouble? Examiner~y2009m3d1-Teenage-fired-for- complaining-on-Facebook---teaching-teens-to- think-before-the-write?comments=true first day at work. omg!! So dull.
- My status, photos, and posts - Family and relationships - Photos and videos Im tagged in - Birthday - Permission to comment on your posts - Contact information Share a tagged post with friends of the friend I tag Privacy Settings Friends Only
Sexting Sending sexual messages, pictures, or videos through cell phones
1 in 6 teens have received a sext.
Consequences of Sexting
Can I see what youve been posting online?
What comes to mind when you think of online predators?
Shes with him?
Communicate. Monitor. Report.
Teach your child how to use technology responsibly.