Safety on The Internet
The Internet has opened our world and provided a portal to information that was unimaginable
just twenty years ago. It has opened exciting possibilities in science and industry, education, and social interactions. It has brought down walls between gender, race, religion, and age. With the potential for discovery comes a potential for danger. Malware, fraud, and predators abound. The following video was made to remind students, teachers and parents that the best protection is following safe surfing practices.
Read the Student's Guide to Publishing by Josten's
You can keep your children safe by knowing what they are viewing, what information they are providing
in the way of forms and subscriptions, and who are their online friends. Watch Protect Teens by
Idaho's Attorney General with your teen and discuss the safety issues presented.
You can help your students learn safe Internet Practices using CyberSmart curriculum developed by
and offered as a free resource to teachers of all grade levels k-12.
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