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Esafety.gov (Australia): Parents. Rasingchildren.net (Australia): Teens entertainment & technology. Where Parents Learn About Digital Media. Media Smarts (Canada): For Parents. Common Sense Media (US): Parents. Digizen (UK): Parents. Klicksafe (Germany): Parents. In der Medienerziehung sollten Sie die gleichen Grundsätze anwenden, wie in allen anderen Erziehungsfragen.

Klicksafe (Germany): Parents

Genauso gibt es für den Umgang mit Medien keine Patentrezepte oder die richtigen erzieherischen Maßnahmen. Vielmehr ist es wichtig, sich zu überlegen, wie viel Eigenständigkeit man seinem Kind im Umgang mit den Medien zutraut und wo man Grenzen setzen will. Das Einhalten der Regeln wird einfacher, wenn Sie die Vorlieben und Ansichten der Kinder mit berücksichtigen. Hinterfragen Sie auch Ihre eigenen Mediengewohnheiten und gehen Sie mit gutem Beispiel voran. Archived ikeepsafe.org (US) You can help your child become a responsible, ethical digital citizen with healthy online relationships.

Archived ikeepsafe.org (US)

To do that, you’ll use the same successful parenting skills that you’re already using at home. Resilient digital citizens recognize and seek out the 3Cs—appropriate contact, content, and conduct—in all digital settings (e.g., iPods,instant messaging, chat, computer games, game consoles, cell phones, text messaging, webcams) To help you teach your children to safely and ethically use their digital devices,iKeepSafe has created the following programs: Wise Tech Choices.

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Online Safeguards. Google Family Link. Easy, Free Browser Hacks to Make the Internet Safer for Your Kid. Privacy and Internet Safety Parent Concern. Tap here for our Free App!

Privacy and Internet Safety Parent Concern

Webwise: Further Collection of Resources. There is a dazzling array of helpline and support websites with advice on internet safety available to parents online.

Webwise: Further Collection of Resources

A parent may well be at a loss to find a useful site so we’ve gathered some here that may of use. Internet Safety Help and Advice Make IT Secure (www.makeitsecure.org) – This Irish website provides information on how to protect your computer and how to safely enjoy the benefits of connecting to the internet. Kid Smart (www.kidsmart.org.uk) – is an award winning practical internet safety programme website for schools, young people, parents, and agencies, produced by the children’s internet charity Childnet International.

Wired Safety (www.wiredsafety.org) – Wired Safety provides help, information and education to Internet and mobile device users of all ages. The 5 Golden Rules for Kids Online Safety. April , 2014 The visual below from British Council features '5 golden rules' designed to help parents and carers help their children enjoy social media in a safe digital environment.The graphic also provides some interesting stats about kids social media usage.

The 5 Golden Rules for Kids Online Safety

Here is a brief overview of these five golden rules 1- Show me Ask your child to show you the sites they use.2- Low profile Ask your child to set profile settings to private3-Just ask Ask your child about their online friends.4-Photo check Ask your child to only share photos that they wouldn't mind showing you first.5- Don't worry Ask your child to tell you if they are worried about something online. Check out the full graphic from British Council web page. Article: How To Be A Screen-Time Role Model For Your Kids. By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media We’ve all seen that dad yakking away on his cell phone at the playground while his 3-year-old resorts to increasingly desperate measures to get his attention.

Article: How To Be A Screen-Time Role Model For Your Kids

We’ve also been that parent. We answer emails, update Facebook, take a conference call, and try to get in that one last text. The thing is, kids notice — and they’re not happy about it. Lots of studies address the impact of screen time on kids, and guidelines show how much is appropriate at what age. Article: How Do Parents Honor the Benefits of Digital Devices While Limiting Kids’ Use? We live in a world of screens.

Article: How Do Parents Honor the Benefits of Digital Devices While Limiting Kids’ Use?

And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it’s one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What’s the right balance between privacy and self-discovery? Research continues to provide some answers on how parents are navigating this world. Just today, for example, there’s a new study out that looks at nearly 2,000 parents — who have kids ages 8 to 18. Article: Technology Addiction,Not Just For Kids.

Article: Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web. When Reuben Loewy took up his first teaching gig in 2012, he had a major revelation: The digital revolution has dramatically transformed the way that kids perceive reality.

Article: Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Perhaps that makes the 55-year-old teacher sound like a dinosaur. What he discovered is, after all, one of the most obvious realities shaping education policy and parenting guides today. But, as Loewy will clarify, his revelation wasn’t simply that technology is overhauling America’s classrooms and redefining childhood and adolescence. Rather, he was hit with the epiphany that efforts in schools to embrace these shifts are, by and large, focusing on the wrong objectives: equipping kids with fancy gadgets and then making sure the students use those gadgets appropriately and effectively. Educational institutions across the board are certainly embracing (or at least acknowledging) the digital revolution, adopting cutting-edge classroom technology and raising awareness about the perils and possibilities of the Internet.