April 26th, 2010

we can't teach what we don't know
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Parents can help children navigate the internet safely

There'a a government service to help parents help kids navigate the internet safely & like many government services, you've already paid for it through your taxes, so there's no additional charge:

Net Cetera
In Net Cetera: Chatting With Kids About Being Online, OnGuard Online gives adults practical tips to help kids navigate the online world.

Kids and parents have many ways of socializing and communicating online, but they come with certain risks. This guide encourages parents to reduce the risks by talking to kids about how they communicate – online and off – and helping kids engage in conduct they can be proud of. Net Cetera covers what parents need to know, where to go for more information, and issues to raise with kids about living their lives online. read more