Internet Safety Tips

  • NetSmartz
    NetSmartz is an educational program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Resources are available for parents & guardians, educators, law enforcement, teens and younger children. For parents, there are tips and discussion starters for a variety of topics including cell phones, sexting, cyberbullying, social networking and inappropriate content.

    Common Sense Media
    Common Sense Media is dedicated to helping kids thrive in a world of media and technology. This independent organization provides ratings and reviews for things kids want to watch, read, play, and learn such as apps, books, games, movies, music, television and websites. Information for parents is available on a variety of topics including privacy & Internet safety, cyberbullying, social media and learning with technology.

    FBI – A Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety
    Provided by the FBI, this guide provides valuable information to parents about potential signs indicating a child might be at risk online.

    Cyberstalking – Florida Statute 784.048

    Safe Steps to Protect Florida’s Children
    A parent’s guide to online safety, child abduction, and runaway issues provides valuable information and resources.

    Online Safety for Children and Teens 
    This collection of resources provides parents with statistics and tools to help keep children and teens safe while using the Internet.  Additionally, there are resources for parents to help their children become responsible digital citizens.