Internet Safety Let’s Take Questions First! ● On your notecard, please write down 12 questions you have regarding internet safety. The Digital Age ● Our students have not known an age without the internet. ● It connects people from around the world, but it is important for students to practice using the internet in a safe manner. Protecting Kids’ Privacy A few tips... Apps to Lookout For ● ● ● ● ● ● Snapchat Snapgrab Instagram Kik Messenger Poof Messaging features within apps o Ex. Trivia Crack Common Sense Media https://www.commonsensemedia.org/ App Ideas ● Sit down with your child and see which apps they are using o You can’t join every app-kids are resourceful ● Set up age limits on your child’s device. ● Make a rule that your child must ask before downloading new apps. A Few Suggestions... ● Keep an open line of communication with your child. ● Be aware of their online activity--improper usage can happen to anyone! ● Inform children of consequences if found bullying someone else online ● Tell children do not respond to bullies, they are only looking for a reaction ● Tell children they can come to you in confidence if something isn’t right ● **Reinforce kindness!!! Kindergarten rules will apply your ENTIRE life! (Trust me :-)) What Will You Take With You Today? ● On another post-it note, please write down 1-2 things that you will take with you from this evening to share with your child. ● If you had to talk to your child about internet safety, what points would you be sure to make?