Internet Safety for Parents

SS. Cyril & Methodius provides a list of resources for parents on the SSCM website. Among the resources available will be links to text, audio and video information about technology and students. Also, beginning in the summer or fall of 2017, the SSCM Technology Committee will hold evening presentations for parents and community members covering technology topics and providing opportunities for question and answer as well.

The following links are some of the websites that provide information and ways of protecting children while using the Internet. SSCM encourages Internet Safety be practiced at all times

Internet Safety for Parents:
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https://school.stcyril.org/parents/internet-safety-passwords/
https://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide
http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/net-safety.html
http://ikeepsafe.org/parents/
http://www.internetsafety101.org/agebasedguidlines.htm
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/privacy-and-internet-safety
https://www.internetmatters.org
http://www.ozicare.com.au/life/insights/digital-safety-for-kids
https://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/legal-notices/internet-safety-tips

Outsmarting Your Kids Online: A Safety Handbook for Overwhelmed Parents Paperback – April 27, 2016 by Michael Bazzell (Author), Amber Mac (Author) (Available at Amazon.com)  Excellent resource for parents authored by two experts in Internet security.

Passwords and the Digital World:
Article on passwords, how to make them secure and managing them.

Cyber bullying for parents:
http://www.stopcyberbullying.org/prevention/parents_role.html
http://www.parents.com/kids/problems/bullying/18-tips-to-stop-cyberbullying/
http://www.stopbullying.gov/cyberbullying/prevention/

Online gaming cyber bullying articles:
https://www.staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/for-parents/gaming-tips
https://www.commonsensemedia.org
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/game-reviews/assassins-creed-iii
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Internet+Troll

Chromebook resources:
http://www.omgchrome.com/a-parents-guide-to-supervised-users/