The following links contain valuable information for parents in monitoring Internet use at home.
Common Sense Media:
Stop Bullying: CNN's Speak Up series on cyberbullying
Connect Safely - Smart socializing tips
Common Sense Media Advice Videos for Parents
Videos on a wide range of topics that will help parents understand use of a cell phone, texting, YouTube, and many other topics.
An overview of this phenomenon and practical guidance on prevention, detection of a cyber bully, and intervention.
Keeping Kids and Teens Safer on the Internet
Videos and activity cards to empower children and teens by educating them about the potential dangers online. Sections are devoted to kids, teens, parents, and others. Provides access to videos about real life experiences and cyberbullying, games, activities, and Internet safety raps to learn. New initiative for "UYN" (Use Your NetSmartz) for an easy way to remember online safety rules.
Family Guide to making the Internet safe, fun, and productive
Contains guidelines for parents and a sample Family Contract for Online Safety as well as articles about common sense rules, the risks, and other printable resources. Test your Internet safety knowledge with an online quiz. Safe blogging tips for teens and information about how MySpace.com makes it easy for predators.
Games to help children learn about Internet safety
A wonderful resource for younger students, this site contains tips for children about Internet safety and good manners. This is a great site for parents to interact together with their younger children.
The Leader in Internet Safety Education
Founded in 1998 and endorsed by the U.S. Congress, this organization is a non-profit foundation dedicated to helping our youth understand their online experiences and assist in educating them to protect against any abuses.