Informed parents and educators are better able to direct and protect children in the online environment if they have information to provide guidance and knowledge about the Internet world. PRIVO has provided a selection of sites that adults should find informative and useful for their child focused mission.
Internet Safety Sites
Internet Safety Sites
- Common Sense Media
Just because a site is COPPA compliant, does not mean it's an appropriate site for your child. If you want to see reviews on certain websites and apps, check out this resource. You too can post your own reviews. Common Sense Media also has resources and curriculum for the classroom.
The forum for parents, teens and experts to discuss safe socializing on the web (including mobile).
- Disney Online Safety
Advice from Disney.com on how to keep your child safe on the Internet.
- FBI Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
This FBI pamphlet helps you to begin to understand the complexities of on-line child exploitation.
GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations to help ensure that Internet users have safe, constructive, and educational or entertaining online experiences.
- Kid's Health Guide to Internet Safety
From the health experts at Nemours.
- Net Smartz
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) website for Internet Safety.
- Safe Kids
SafeKids.com is one of the oldest and most enduring sites for Internet safety. It’s creator, Larry Magid, is the author of the original 1994 brochure, “Child Safety on the Information Highway” and is also a technology journalist.
WiredSafety provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages. They provide help to victims of cyberabuse such as online fraud, cyberstalking and child safety, hacking and malicious code attacks.
- Child Abuse Prevention Network
The Child Abuse Prevention Network is the Internet Nerve Center for professionals in the field of child abuse and neglect. Child maltreatment, physical abuse, psychological maltreatment, neglect, sexual abuse, and emotional abuse and neglect are their key areas of concern. They provide unique and powerful tools for workers to support the identification, investigation, treatment, adjudication, and prevention of child abuse and neglect. Originally launched as an outreach effort of the Family Life Development Center, the Child Abuse Prevention Network is sponsored by LifeNET, Inc.
- Guide for Children and Kids Safety on the Web
A handy guide for online safety for children and teenagers
- Net Nanny
Net Nanny is a powerful, yet simple to install parental control solution that helps parents protect their children and monitor their Internet use.
- Safe Eyes
Safe Eyes is a flexible set of tools that allows anyone to determine the type of Internet usage that is appropriate.
CafeMom is a place for moms and moms-to-be to connect with one another.
Families.com is a rich community of family-minded participants. They collect the best information resources for family living. Families.com also publishes the Internet's largest collection of family-related blogs with new entries appearing each day.
Access to over 1,000 message boards where you can meet and share ideas with other women just like you.
MommyCast is for and by women immersed in the fullness of motherhood and life, one child at a time.
- How to Comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule