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Cyber Safety education is equally important for parents and kids alike. Print this quiz for your kids to help teach them safety on the Internet. Go through each question together and discuss the answers. Setting expectations and providing guidance is essential for keeping your kids safe online.
Since the Internet and social networking has become a daily routine for kids, parents must have a good sense about what’s going on in their kids’ online worlds to understand the problems they face and educate them on how to handle them. The more open you are in talking with your kids and providing a safe and non-judgmental environment to talk about these situations, the more likely they are to communicate an issue. Take this quiz to help gauge your internet and social media knowledge. There's no failing this quiz - as we all win by learning more about protecting our kids!
This agreement is designed to make it easier to talk to your kids about Internet Safety, outline and agree on what is appropriate online behavior and define the consequences of not following the rules. Read and discuss the terms of this Agreement with your child. It’s okay if you don’t agree with all the points we’ve outlined. Concentrate on specific key points that you think might be relevant to your child. As you talk about each point, make sure they understand what it means and explain anything they do not know.
A/S/L is an abbreviation strangers use to request your child’s Age, Sex, and Location. It is just one of thousands of online abbreviations being used today. For your reference we have compiled a list of popular abbreviations that kids use while texting and while posting and chatting online. It's a great tool to help you translate what your kids are saying. WARNING…the content can be shocking. Abbreviations for sex, drugs, profanity… they’re out there and they’re being used.