Resources

Facts, Tips and Resources to help you help others.

Cybersafety Resources

AAP SafetyNet - http://safetynet.aap.org

Recommendations for internet security settings for various age levels. Links to many other resources.
Sponsored by: American Academy of Pediatrics

BrainPOP Jr. - www.brainpopjr.com
Animated information for kids – in the “Technology and Arts” section

Embrace Civility in the Internet Age - www.embracecivility.org
Resources for educators, parents and kids.
Sponsored by: Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use (headed by Nancy Willard, educator and attorney who consults with schools on internet safety)

FBI Parent Guide to Internet Safety - www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/parent-guide

GetNetWise – About… Kids’ Safety - www.kids.getnetwise.org
Educational resources and tools for parents
Sponsored by: Coalition of internet industry corporations and public interest organizations

I Keep Safe - www.ikeepsafe.org
Videos, blogs, and other resources for parents, educators and policymakers who teach youth how to use new media devices and platforms in safe and healthy ways.

Internet Crime Complaint Center - www.ic3.gov  
Accepts complaints on internet crime
Sponsored by: Partnership between FBI and National White Collar Crime Center

Kids’ Health from Nemours - www.kidshealth.org
Information in English and Spanish for parents – in the “Family Life” section

NetLingo - www.netlingo.com
Online dictionary of internet terms and teen slang.
Sponsored by: Erin Jansen

NetSmartz Workshop - www.netsmartz.org
Overview/AboutUs Tips, videos, teaching resources for parents and kids on cyberbullying, sexting, social networks
Sponsored by: The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children

Onguard Online - www.onguardonline.gov  
Games, Videos, other teaching resources
Sponsored by: Federal government agencies & technology industry

Parental Control Software Reviews & Prices - www.nextadvisor.com/parental_controls/compare.php
Comparison of monitoring software
Sponsored by: NextAdvisor

SafeKids.com - www.safekids.com
Internet safety for children
Sponsored by: Larry Magid

Safety & Security Center – Family Safety - www.microsoft.com/security/family-safety/default.asp#internet-use  
Educational resources and tools for parents
Sponsored by: Microsoft

SafetyNet - http://safetynet.aap.org
Sponsored by: American Academy of Pediatricians

StaySafeOnline.org - www.staysafeonline.org  
Cybersafety and security resources for parents, teachers, and business owners.

TopTenReviews – Internet Filtering Software - http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com
Comparison of internet filtering software
Sponsored by: TechMedia

Network TopTenReview – Monitoring Software - http://monitoring-software-review.toptenreviews.com  
Comparison of monitoring software
Sponsored by: TechMedia Network

WiredSafety - http://www.wiredsafety.org
Sponsored by: Wired Kids, Inc. (non-profit headed by Parry Aftab, “a mom, international cyberspace privacy and security lawyer and children’s advocate”)