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Digital Parenting

DIGITAL PARENTING Digital Parenting is essentially the parenting of connected kids. The Internet opens a new world of information, commerce, networking, education, and job opportunities that were not available to past generations. But with all of these benefits come risks. OCyberbullying, sexual exploitation, identity theft, and fraud are all very real threats to children living in the Internet age. It is a critical role, as a parent, to educate your children about the Internet and support legitimate, safe use of its offerings. Here is a guide to help you start that process. 95% NEVER KIDS: of all teens between 12 & 17 are online Share full names, addresses or phone numbers with "online-only" friends Share passwords or account information with anyone, even if a request looks legitimate Most compenies will never esk for e personal informetion in en e-mail. You Tube Open an e-mail or click on a link that is sent by someone that you don't know Meet anyone in person that you've met online without having your parents accompany you Send pictures of yourself to anyone Share credit card information with anyone, or use a credit card online without your parents' direct permission and supervision ALWAYS 80% KIDS: of teens use Facebook Be honest about your activities online. at least once a month 16% Even if you think thet you may haeve done something e├žainst the rules, if you feel thet you mey be in denger, it is importent that you are up-frort ebout the situetion. If you are uncomfortable talking to your parents, talk to a teacher, counselor or other trusted adult that can help you. of teens use Twitter at least once a month 37% of teens use video Call the police if you feel physically threatened at any time. service sites such as Skype, iChat and Google Talk PARENTS: Make sure your child understands the difference between "real life" and "virtual life" 20% OF TEENS SEND MORE THAN Ask about any plans that your child makes to meet with anyone 200 TEXT MESSAGES A DAY. Instill that your child trust their instincts. Tell him/her, "If something seems weird, stop." KEEPING YOUR KIDS SAFE RESTRICT REQUIRE REVIEW Set a firm rule that you require approval of all photos before they are e-mailed, posted, or texted. Assure your child that it is for his or her personal safety. Be open about your right to review search history, temporary files and any site where your child is a member. You have the right to review this activity without notice. Use of the Internet should be restricted to a certain length of time each day or only during certain times of day, like before dinner. For additional support, consider using a parental intelligence system, such as uKnowKids, that will allow for location, mobile and social monitoring, as well as an alert system to inform you if your child is potentially involved in dangerous activity. For more information about how to protect your kids, visit: www.uknowkids.com Resource: Pew Internet and American Life Research

Digital Parenting

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Digital Parenting is essentially the parenting of connected kids. The Internet opens a new world of information, commerce, networking, education, and job opportunities that were not available to past ...

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