Cyber Safety for Parents
This Cyber Safety site is dedicated to helping protect children from online dangers. It is SCCPSS's desire to help parents, teachers, and children obtain tips on protecting children online. There are many sites listed below that offer comprehensive information, teaching tools, and activities for children, teens, and adults. These links are offered as an educational resource only. Materials reached through these links do not represent the opinions or the positions of SCCPSS.
Facts about Online Predators
Protecting your kids from Cyber Predators
FBI's parent guide to Internet Safety
What is sexting and how many teens does it affect?
Tips for Preventing Sexting
What is a social networking site?
Social Web Tips for Parents
A parent guide for Facebook
Are there privacy settings for Facebook?
How to set-up privacy settings for Facebook
What is Cyber Bullying?
How to prevent Cyber Bullying
A parent guide to Cyber Bullying
What is Online Gaming?
What can parents do to keep their children safer while gaming online?
Tips for smart Videogaming
Kids' virtual world safety
General Computer Security
How-to Video Tutorials From GetNetWise-GetNetWise contains the largest online repository of instructional how-to video tutorials that show parents and users how to keep their family's online experiences safe and secure.
Internet Crime Complaint Center-The IC3was established as a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center(NW3C) to serve as a means to receive Internet related criminal complaints.
A video about Cyberbullying Prevention
How to check which websites your child has visited.
A video made by the Office of the Attorney General of Kentucky to educate parents and students about cybersafety.
Watch this video for tips on practicing password safety.
Current News Stories About Cyberbullying
Sheriff Wants to Arrest Parents of Cyberbullies October 17, 2013
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) gives parents control over what information websites can collect from their kids. Click the link below to learn more.