Internet Safety for Parents and Children

The Internet offers kids many opportunities for learning, recreation, and entertainment; however, the Internet can also be an unsafe place for children.

The following websites will help to educate parents and children about safe Internet usage.

RCMP's Internet Safety Site - This site is a great resource for parents with young children and also for kids looking for information as well. We encourage families to take a look at all the PDFs attached in this site.

Youth Privacy - This website is hosted by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada and is dedicated to providing families and educators with a variety of resources and tools that are designed to advise youth about the relevance and importance of privacy when using digital technologies.

ScreenSmart - This is a Canadian website dedicated to educating families to better understand how screen media may influence their lives and how to better manage media at home and school.

CyberWise - This is a great site for parents and teachers about Online Safety Education. Co-founded by two people who specialize in Media Psychology and Social Change.

Parent's Guide To Internet Safety  - This is a site for parents about internet safety that is run by a webmaster tool that helps users make educated decisions about the websites they're using.

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