Friday, November 13, 2009

Guide for Talking With Kids About Being Online

On Guard Online offers a fifty-four page PDF guide to talking with kids about being online. Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online offers numerous suggestions for having conversations with students about online behaviors. The guide offers differentiated suggestions based upon the age of the children with which you're talking. Net Cetera covers topics including social networking, cyberbullying, sexting, mobile devices, peer-to-peer file sharing, and online privacy. Click here to download Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online.

Thanks to Pat Hensley at Successful Teaching for the link.

Applications for Education
On Guard Online is looking to partner with school that would like to pilot an online safety curriculum based on Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online. If you're interested, you can read more about it here or email onguardonline (at) ftc.gov