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GetNetWise is a public service brought to you by a wide range of Internet industry corporations and public interest organizations. The GetNetWise coalition wants Internet users to be only "one click away" from the resources they need to make informed decisions about their and their family's use of the Internet.
- NetSmartz Workshop
The NetSmartz Workshop® is an interactive, educational safety resource that teaches children and teens how to stay safer on the Internet. NetSmartz combines the newest technologies available and the most current information to create high-impact educational activities that are well received by even the most tech-savvy kids. Parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement also have access to additional resources for learning and teaching about the dangers children may face online. NetSmartz was created by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA).
- Ultimate Parent's Guide to Internet Safety
- Online Safety Tips for Children, Young People, and Parents!
As more and more children are involved in various online activities, responsible parents should ensure kids online safety by all possible means. Visit these sites to get resources and practical advice to help young kids, kids, teens and parents safely enjoy the online world.
- Online Shopping-Basic Consumer Safety Tips
Before starting an online transaction, take time to read the following consumer safety tips.
- Tips for Safe Online Shopping
To help consumers remain safe while shopping online, we have compiled a list of some helpful websites providing information. Please feel to browse through these articles and have the confidence to safely shop online.
- How to Solve Consumer Problems
Living in a consumer-based society can prove lucrative for small, medium, large, and corporate businesses. Many law provisions protect consumers from iffy business transactions; however, rarely do any of us actually complain about these problems.
Safe Internet Websites for Children
- Cartoon Network™
This site has games and activities galore based on the cartoons of Cartoon Network. This site also includes trading cards so you can collect and trade your favorite cartoons.
KidsCom has kids' games, chat rooms for kids, video game cheats and other child activities. Our kids' games focus on fun, learning and Internet safety.
- Life in the White House
Visit the White House online! Learn about the people who have lived in the White House, including pets! This site includes activities and games, coloring book pages you can print, and also video tours. Also includes News for Kids.
- Nickelodeon Online at Nick.com
Have a favorite Nickelodeon cartoon character? Just click on their picture and you'll not only see when the show is on, you'll be able to click on "Meet the Characters", "Games", "Movie", "Message Board", "e-Collectibles", "Shopping", "Nick Arcade", and "Nicksclusive Newsletter".
- Surf Swell Island: Adventures in Internet Safety
This quiz-driven adventure activity presents Internet safety material in a series of three games each featuring a classic Disney character and focusing on an area of concern such as privacy, viruses, or netiquette which is guidelines for good behavior on the Internet. A mini-quiz follows each of the three games reinforcing what was presented. The activities are accompanied by a parent's guide, a teacher's guide, and additional Internet safety information for adults.
This site contains Internet safety information for children, parents, teachers, and officials. It provides links to child-friendly and other Internet safety sites as well as fun games and activities.
Primarily designed for first grade, Starfall is also useful for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten and second grade.
- Child and Teen Safety on the Internet
Other Helpful Links
- Texting and Driving...It Can Wait
This site is dedicated to spread the word and awareness of the dangers of texting and driving. Take the Pledge to never text and drive.
- Motion Induced Blindness
This test shows you how motion can cause a type of blindness or inability to see certain obtions. Useful tip for bike riders.
- US Alarm Family Safety and Security Resource Guide.