2 Safety Topics Online Predators Never give out personal information What does a online predator look like?How do they Lure children?Cyber-bullyingWhat is Cyber-bullying?Cyber-bullying Q. & A.
3 What is personal information? Online PredatorsNever give out personal informationWhat is personal information?
4 Personal InformationA: It is anything that identifies where you live and who you are. Personal information is your private property.Examples: First and Last name, Street address, Phone Number, and address.
5 What does an Online Predator look like? 1)2)3) There is no way to know a child predator just by appearance
8 Knowledge is KEYThere is a simple rule here: there is no easy way to tell if someone on the Internet could be a predatorremember that people are often not who they say they are onlineAlthough it is very difficult to know whether someone is an online predator, there's one simple rule for making sure that friends on the Internet are NOT predators: do not talk to people online unless you've met them in person first, and Even then, chat and s should be monitored, and every parent should make an effort to know their child's friends, and their parents.
9 How Online Predators Act: Where and How Online Predators Find and Lure Their Victims Predators establish contact with kids through conversations in chat rooms, instant messaging, , or even cell phones and mobile text messagingTroubled or stressed teens may find it easier to confide in a stranger or at least someone with whom they are not face to face. Online predators prey on this vulnerability, and exploit it to their advantageOnline predators will use flattery, in many different ways, to try to win over, or seduce their victims.Online predators will go to great lengths to convince their targets that they are sincere, caring, and who they think they are. They will use the same language, acronyms, conversation topics, and screen names as those they target.For More InformationClick HereTop 16 PredatorLures
10 CommunicateParents remember the key to keeping your kids safe while surfing the net is communication. Here are some helpful tips:Help your children feel comfortable coming to you if something makes them uncomfortable or scaredTalk honestly about Internet dangersMake sure children understand what personal information is and why they should guard itShare your online activities with one anotherAgree on clear, simple rules for technology use that apply no matter where you are.Identify what websites are okay and when they can and can’t be visitedTalk about what is and isn’t appropriate online behavior
11 What is Cyber-bullying? Someone who bullies others using technology like text messages, messages, or posting things online.
12 Cyber bullying Q & A Q: When can cyber-bullying happen? A: Cyber-bullying can happen anywhere even when you think you are safe at home.Q: What can a cyber-bully message look like?A: It a can be as simple as an calling someone names, writing a nasty lie on a website, or texting harassing threats.Q: What should you do if you are being Cyber bullied by someone at school?A: Be courageous. Save the nasty , the web site posting, and the text messages and shows them to your parents or trusted adult. Your parents or trusted Adult should contact the school and give the principal all of the evidence.Q: What can happen to someone who cyber-bullies?A: Cyber-bullies can be suspended from school, and in some cases get in trouble with the law.
13 Cyber-bullying is NO FUN!! Remember:Cyber-bullying is NO FUN!!