Presentation on theme: "Internet Safety Keeping Our Kids Safe Online. How do you use the Internet? E-Mail News Shopping Banking File Sharing Downloading Music YouTube Chat Instant."— Presentation transcript:
How do you use the Internet? E-Mail News Shopping Banking File Sharing Downloading Music YouTube Chat Instant Messaging Games MySpace E-Mail Blogging Digital Natives Digital Immigrants
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 1 Where is the BEST location for the family computer? A. In a childs bedroom B. In the family room C. In a home office in a remote area of the house
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 2 What is the best way to protect children online? A. Post clear rules and monitor activity B. Only allow access at school C. Allow NO Internet access
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 3 Children are safe if only allowed to visit child- friendly chat rooms A. TRUE B. FALSE
Harmless Chat? Poohbear105: We won our softball game today! Dillan955: Congrats! What team do you play for? Poohbear105: I play for the Jonestown Wildcats. Dillan955: Cool, my team is Centerville Sluggers I play 2nd base Poohbear105: I play 3rd base Dillan955: We haven't started playing yet it is too cold here in northeast PA Poohbear105: I hate the cold I am so glad I live in FL Dillan955: I can't wait for Tuesday it is our first game Poohbear105: Cool! I have a game on Tuesday too
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 4 Which screen name is the worst for a child? A. Katie_ny13 B. CuteLitlAngel C. BlueEyes7642
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 5 What should you do if one of your children tells you that someone they met online asked for their telephone # and wants to meet in person? A. Take away computer privileges B. Praise them and explain dangers C. Tell them its OK as long as you know where they are going
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 6 What percentage of children who did receive a solicitation told their parents about it? A. 25% B. 50% C. 75% Youth Internet Safety Survey
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 7 How many children received a sexual solicitation or approach over the Internet in a one-year period of time? A. 1 in 5 B. 1 in 50 C. 1 in 100 Crimes Against Children Research Center
Internet Safety Quiz – Question 8 What should you do if you suspect online stalking? A. Ignore it B. Report it C. Change Internet Service Providers Crimes Against Children Research Center
Investigate Look for signs on the computer. Search for images/videos Check Temporary Internet Files Check History Look for evidence of phone calls to strangers. Check phone Check phone bill
Warning Signs… Pornographic images/videos on machine. Strange, unexplained phone calls. Receiving gifts/packages. More that one online account. Quickly turns off monitor when you walk by. Large amounts of time online, especially late at night.
Block, Filter, Monitor? Block Blocks all known bad websites. Incoming Filter Blocks incoming text, images, etc that may be inappropriate Outgoing Filter Blocks the sending of personal info such as name, age, address, phone number, etc Monitoring Software Records a childs activity including chat messages, e-mails, websites visited, etc.
What you can do Keep PC in a visible, open area No PC w/Internet in a childs bedroom Communicate – bridge Digital Divide Learn all you can about the Internet Talk about dangers Review computer files, history, Temporary Internet files folder
Tips Google your childs name, e-mail address, screen name Check out yoname.com Set up a Google Alert Come up with an agreed upon answer for possible probing questions. Ex. Where do you live? – NY (nothing more)